Centenary College of Louisiana Rankings

Founded in 1825, Centenary College of Louisiana is a leading private four-year arts and sciences college located in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA. It is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi River.

Centenary College of Louisiana is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The music program is accredited by National Association of Schools of Music. The undergraduate program in chemistry is approved by American Chemical Society.

Rankings:

- Centenary College of Louisiana is ranked 171st among National Liberal Arts Colleges by US News & World Report 2012.

- It is one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education and one of the "best" Southeastern colleges according to The Princeton Review 2010 edition of its annual book, "The Best 371 Colleges".

- Named one of "America's Best Colleges" for undergraduate education, according to Forbes.com, in association with Forbes magazine. The College moved up in overall rankings to 90th from a list of 600 undergraduate institutions across the country in the "America's Best Colleges for 2009." In 2008, it was placed 164th out of 569 colleges on the list. In addition it was named as one of America's Best College Buys with a ranking of 38th out of 100 colleges, as well as one of America's Best Private Colleges, coming at 80th among 100 colleges.

- Centenary College of Louisiana is ranked 8th among 15 institutions designated as the South's "Great Schools, Great Prices" (US News 2007 edition).

- It offers students an outstanding undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review 2007 edition of its annual book, The Best 361 Colleges.

- Rated 10th among 15 institutions designated as the South's “Best Values”, and 11th among the 66 top Southern colleges and universities offering master's degrees and listed in its top two tiers (US News 2005).

- It is one of the 25 Hottest Universities. Newsweek named Centenary as the Hottest Liberal-Arts School You Never Heard Of (College Guide '08).

- Listed among the Nation's 150 Best College Values, Money Magazine.

- Among the Top 10 (Rated 3rd) Master's Level Institutions With High Proportions of Undergraduates Studying Abroad, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 2003.

- Rated 6th in the Seventeen Magazine's Top 10 Coolest Small Colleges (October 2002).