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Colleges / Concordia College-New York

Concordia College-New York

Bronxville, NY 4-Year Private
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Concordia Admissions

If you are considering submitting an application to Concordia, the regular decision application deadline is March 15 and the application fee is $60.

Application fees can add up, but some colleges do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for an application fee waiver.

Concordia Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Concordia's admissions stats.

Concordia 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.2
Admissions Test Policy Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 57%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 16%
Waitlist No

Continue scrolling for more information on Concordia's admissions stats.

Considering Applying Early to Concordia?

These are the early application deadlines for Concordia College-New York.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II No –– ––
Early Action Yes November 15 December 15

Concordia does not offer early decision but does offer early action.

The Early Action deadline is November 15. Concordia will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 15.

Concordia accepts about 9% of early action applicants and 78% all applicants for all deadlines. Last year, Concordia admitted 13 of the 144 who applied early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to Concordia?

Getting into Concordia is moderately difficult. Concordia evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Concordia accepted 78% of students, around 738 of the 942 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Concordia, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

What's Most Important to Get In to Concordia?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Concordia

What does Concordia consider during the admissions process? Listed below are factors commonly taken into consideration during admissions decisions.

Admissions Factor Level
Level of Applicant's Interest Very Important
Academic GPA Important
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Application Essay Important
Recommendation(s) Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Volunteer Work Important
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Interview Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered

Make sure to check with Concordia for more information on admission factors.

Concordia Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Concordia must submit the following items. Double check with Concordia's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.5
Interview
Other Requirements
Letter(s) of Recommendation 2
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Concordia?

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. 4.0. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Students admitted to Concordia have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Concordia does consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Concordia has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2019, 57% of Concordia's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 16% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Concordia?

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Concordia students scored 580 or higher and 75% of students scored 480 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Concordia students scored 560 or higher, and 75% scored a 480 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Concordia?

To be most competitive at Concordia, you should strive to earn between 18 and 24 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Concordia's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.

A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Concordia students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

Transferring to Concordia College-New York

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Concordia.

For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is July 15. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.Applicants should hear back by August 15.

Transfer students can enroll in Concordia during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term


Concordia Admissions FAQs


Can I defer my acceptance to Concordia?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Concordia.

Does Concordia accept transfer credits?

✅ Concordia accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Concordia accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • Excelsior College Examinations

Does Concordia accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Concordia accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Concordia?

❌ No, Concordia is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you probably want to include them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application..

What is Concordia's acceptance rate?

✅ Concordia's acceptance rate is 78%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Concordia?

❌ Concordia does not offer early decision.

What is the early action acceptance rate at Concordia?

✅ The early action acceptance rate at Concordia was 9% in 2021.

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