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Colleges / Concordia University, Nebraska

Concordia University, Nebraska

Seward, NE 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate75%
Acceptance Rate75%

About Concordia College

Concordia University, Nebraska Overview

Concordia University, Nebraska is a private, religious school in the small town setting of Seward, Nebraska. Concordia College was founded in 1894 and enrolls 2,159 undergrads and no graduate students. Concordia College offers housing for up to 1,007 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 80% of students spend their weekends on campus.

📆 Mark your calendar! August 1, 2023 is the final deadline to submit an application for the Fall 2023 semester.

Student Involvement at Concordia College

Are you interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Concordia College's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Concordia College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Concordia College does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? Concordia College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Concordia College on the Student Life page.

2022 Concordia College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Other
Overall Acceptance Rate 75%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.5
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 22%
Tuition $35,600
Percent of Need Met 82%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $26,541

Is Concordia College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a clearer sense of what Concordia College offers and if the college seems like the right college for you.

Concordia College Acceptance Rate 2022

Concordia College is moderately difficult to get into. The acceptance rate at Concordia College is 75%. Out of 1,537 applications received in 2022, 1,152 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Concordia College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It gauges how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Concordia College, around 74% return for the next year. Concordia College's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 67%. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outlook Concordia College Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Concordia College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Concordia University, Nebraska's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Concordia College's endowment was valued at $51 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. The school spends $6,285 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Concordia College

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Concordia College meets 82% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Concordia College full-time are awarded $26,541 a year in financial aid, on average.

Students in the class of 2022 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $27,722 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Concordia College.

Based on this information, how does Concordia College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Concordia College a good school for you?

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Where is Concordia College?

Concordia College is located in the small town setting of Seward, Nebraska, in the suburbs of Omaha.

If you want to see Concordia College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 80 to Seward, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Lincoln Municipal, Omaha Epply Airfield.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Concordia College and Seward are like without leaving home.

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College Info

800 North Columbia Avenue Seward, NE 68434

Campus Setting: Small Town

Concordia College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Concordia College is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Concordia College is Aug 1.

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

Concordia College ACT Scores


ACT Range

21 - 26

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

26 and Above


21 to 26


21 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Concordia College is 23. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into Concordia College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 26 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


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

440 - 550


Reading SAT Range

480 - 550

Concordia College Tuition & Fees

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Cost Breakdown
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Concordia College is like? There are approximately 2,159 students enrolled at Concordia College. 55% percent of students attend school full-time, 48% percent are from NE and 52% percent of students are from other states.


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