In 1867, the Newark Conference of the United Methodist Church founded Centenary College as a coeducational preparatory school. Since then, it has evolved into a coeducational institution of higher learning confering four-year baccalaureate and master degrees.
The campus of Centenary College operates in several locations: 22 buildings (eight dormitories) on 40 acres in Hackettstown, NJ; an Equestrian Center composed of 7 buildings on 65 acres in Washington Township, NJ; and off-campus CAPS learning centers in Iselin, NJ and Parsippany, NJ. The Hackettstown campus is its main campus where most undergraduate classes and housing are located.
As an independent college, Centenary offers bachelor’s degree, associate degrees and master’s degree in a variety of programs. Its traditional undergraduate programs include nineteen Bachelor’s Degree programs with fourteen distinct concentrations, six Associate’s Degree programs, six Education Certification Programs, and fourteen minors. Its traditional graduate programs include Business Administration, Counseling, Counseling Psychology, Instructional Leadership, English Literature, Educational Practice, Leadership and Public Administration, Psychoanalysis, School Counseling and Special Education. Its adult programs include accelerated educational programs leading to Associate’s, Bachelor’s and an MBA and MSM Degrees. Finally, its online programs include MBA and MA in Leadership and Public Administration, Associate of Liberal Arts, MA in Educational Practice and Homeland Security Certificate.
Centenary employs 150 full-time and adjunct faculty almost sixty percent of whom hold terminal degrees to serve more than 3,000 students. Its student-to-faculty ratio is 16:1.
Full-time tuition is $ 25,334 excluding room and board $9,434 and other mandatory fees estimated at $1,500 for a total of $36,268.
Centenary College is accredited by the National Association of State Directors for Teacher Education and Certification and by the Centenary College of Louisiana Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association.
For more information about admissions, financial aid or online learning opportunities such as distance education degree programs and online classes, please contact Centenary College.