Centenary College of Louisiana
Shreveport, LA, USA

Tuition, Cost & Aid

Affordability and Cost

Average Net Price Average net price for full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates paying the in-state or in-district tuition rate who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution. Other sources of grant aid are excluded. Aid awarded anytime during the full aid year is included.

Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state or local government, or institutional grant and scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies and the weighted average room and board and other expenses.
$25,449
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Average Net Price By Family Income
Income
Average Amount
< $30k
$20,938
$30k - $48k
$23,304
$48k - $75k
$19,367
$75k - $110k
$27,139
$110k+
$28,605
Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$38,310
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$38,310
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$17,620
Books and Supplies
$1,500
Tuition Payment Plan
Yes
Financial Aid: visit page
Financial Aid Email: [email protected]

Aid & Grants

0
100
75%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
39%
Average Aid Per Year
$27,086
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
39%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,087
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$21,969
Students receiving state aid
55%
Average State Grant Aid Per Year
$6,201
Students receiving federal aid
33%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,087
Average Grant & Scholarship By Family Income
Income
Average Amount
< $30k
$29,990
$30k - $48k
$30,827
$48k - $75k
$28,848
$75k - $110k
$26,890
$110k+
$24,647
Total Needs Based Scholarships/Grants Total amount of grant or scholarship aid awarded to all undergraduates from the federal government, state/local government, the institution, and other sources known to the institution.
$12,324,934
Total Non-Need-Based Scholarships/Grants
$4,241,631

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
69%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$8,491
Students receiving federal loans
69%
Average Federal Loans Per Year
$5,957
Average Other Loans Per Year
$14,094
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$17,250
Loan Default Rate
9%
US National: 7%
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$280

What Students Are Saying

4.35 Average Rating
Though it is kind of pricey, there are lots of scholarships to apply for and opportunities for financial aid.
Brittany from Warner Robins, GA
It is expensive but many scholarships are offered and student loans.
Kristalynn from Shreveport, LA
I lived in Louisiana for two years, and so managed to qualify for TOPS (state funding). Together with FAFSA and the Centenary Presidential Scholarship, all my expenses (even books!) were covered, and I actually have $40 left over this semester. You scoff, but when you're a college student, it's a goldmine.
Yesenia from Shreveport, LA
Looking at the numbers alone, this school is very expensive. However, compared to other private schools, it's not that bad, especially to those in Louisiana (if you're from there). I suggest starting there as a freshman in order to get the best scholarships.
Dakota from Lafayette, LA

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