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Centenary included in annual Princeton Review "Best Colleges" guide

SHREVEPORT, LA — Centenary College has been recognized as one of the nation’s best colleges in the Princeton Review’s 2017 “Best 382 Colleges” publication. The annual ranking helps college applicants find the best fit by comparing hundreds of American colleges and universities. Centenary is also included in the Princeton Review’s list of “Best Southeastern” colleges.

“The Princeton Review profile helps prospective students learn more about Centenary’s commitment to global education, its outstanding track record in graduate and professional school preparation, and its welcoming community,” says Calhoun Allen, Vice President for Enrollment and Marketing at Centenary. “The Princeton Review is a trusted source of information for students and their families as they navigate the college search process, and we are proud to be recognized in the ‘Best 382 Colleges’ publication again this year.”

The Princeton Review produces 62 annual college rankings lists based on data from surveys of 137,000 students at the 382 institutions included in its book. The student survey includes 80 questions covering academics, administration, and student life, and each college is given a score based on its students’ answers to the survey questions.

The full 2017 Centenary profile found at provides statistical data alongside student survey responses. Students praised Centenary’s commitment to global engagement, especially support for student travel through the Passport Points program and unique opportunities like the Centenary in Paris program for all first year students. Students also believe that Centenary professors are truly “invested in [their] education and success” and that the tight-knit student body is “incredibly accepting.”

The Princeton Review is a leading tutoring, test prep, and college admission services company. It has published the “Best Colleges” book since 1992.

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