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Application Options

Options for applying to Centenary: 

Additional Materials

A complete application consists of the following:

  • High school transcript mailed or sent electronically from the high school to Centenary College

  • Essay - topics for Fall 2021 applicants (choose one):

    • Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story. 
    • Saint Augustine said, “The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” How has traveling impacted your education or how do you hope it will in the future? 
    • Why Centenary? What has made Centenary stand out to you amid your college search process.
  • Resume and/or completed activities section on application


Test Scores Considered

  • American College Test (ACT) and/or Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT I) results sent directly to Centenary College from the testing service (we will also consider scores that are listed on an official high school transcript as official)

    • ACT Code for Centenary: 1576
    • SAT Code for Centenary: 6082
  • Optional:



In addition to the high school transcript, essay, and resume, students who choose the test-optional option will also need to submit the following items:

  • Letter of recommendation
  • Personal interview - contact your admission counselor to schedule this! 
  • Writing sample graded by a teacher from your junior or senior year

*Note: Test scores may be required for top merit award consideration.


Important Deadlines

Early Action Application Deadline - December 1

Regular Decision Application Deadline - February 15

Annual Security & Fire Report Notification
The Centenary College Annual Security and Fire Safety report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Centenary College and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes information and institutional statements concerning campus security, such as information concerning sexual assault, and other matters. You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the Department of Public Safety or by visiting the website.   


Contact Info

Office of Admission

2911 Centenary Boulevard, Shreveport, LA 71104

Notice of Nondiscriminatory Policy As To Students The insitution does not discriminate in its educational and employment policies against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, or on any other basis proscribed by federal, state, or local law.