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Colleges / Concordia College

Concordia College

Moorhead, MN 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate68%
Acceptance Rate68%

Concordia College Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to Concordia College, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Concordia College Admissions Stats at a Glance

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

Concordia College 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.6
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 19.48%
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 3%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 87%
Waitlist No

Concordia College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Concordia College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––

Want to Apply Early to Concordia College?


Concordia College does not offer early decision or early action.

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


More on Concordia College Admissions


Transferring to Concordia College

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Concordia College

Concordia College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Concordia College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. 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 College

What does Concordia College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

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

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

Concordia College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

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

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Other Requirements Test scores ACT/SAT
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing


What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Concordia College?

Students admitted to Concordia College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.

Out of all students that were admitted, 75% submitted a class rank. At Concordia College 19.48% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 50% were in the top 25% and 80.51% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Concordia College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA ––
3.75 and 3.99 ––
3.50 and 3.74 ––
3.25 and 3.49 ––
3.00 and 3.24 ––
2.50 and 2.9 ––
2.00 and 2.49 ––

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.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Concordia College directly.

About GPAs

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. 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.

Standardized Test Scores

Concordia College considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Concordia College 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 2020, 3% of Concordia College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 87% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Concordia College?

To be competitive with other Concordia College applicants, you should aim to score between 1023 and 1270 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Concordia College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1270 and 25% of scored lower than 1023, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Concordia College students scored 698 or higher and 75% of students scored 478 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Concordia College students scored 645 or higher, and 75% scored a 478 or higher.

What is a Good ACT Score for Concordia College?

To be most competitive at Concordia College, you should strive to earn between 21 and 27 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 27 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Concordia College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 27, and three out of four students scored lower than 27 on the ACT.

A 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Concordia College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.

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

More Information on Transferring to Concordia College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Concordia College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Concordia College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term


Concordia College Admissions FAQs


Can I defer my acceptance to Concordia College?

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

Does Concordia College accept transfer credits?

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

• CLEP subject tests

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

✅ Concordia College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Concordia College?

❌ No, Concordia College is test optional, so you can make the call whether or not to send your standardized test scores. 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 College's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Concordia College is 68%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Concordia College?

❌ Concordia College does not offer early decision.

Want To Learn More About Concordia College?

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Concordia College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

68%

How hard is it to get into Concordia College? Concordia College is a somewhat selective institution. The Concordia College acceptance rate is 68%. This means that the institution accepts 68 out of every 100 applicants.

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Concordia College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Concordia College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Concordia College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Concordia College ACT Scores

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ACT Range

21 - 27

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

27 and Above

Good

21 to 27

Avg

21 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Concordia College is 26. Students with an ACT score of 27 and above have a good chance of getting into Concordia College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 27 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 21 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Concordia College SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

1023 - 1270

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Math SAT Range

478 - 698

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Reading SAT Range

478 - 645

Concordia College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.58

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Concordia College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.58. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,042

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

68%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$41,566

Out-of-State

$41,566

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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