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Concordia University, Nebraska

Seward, NE 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate75%

Concordia College Admissions

Concordia University, Nebraska is moderately difficult to get into. Around 75% of applicants get into Concordia University, Nebraska each year. Out of 1,537 applications received in 2023, 1,152 students were offered admission.

Check in with Concordia University, Nebraska's admissions department for any important information, including application fees.

Concordia University, Nebraska Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Concordia University, Nebraska's admissions stats.

Concordia University, Nebraska 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.5
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 18%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 22%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 85%
Waitlist No

Concordia University, Nebraska Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Concordia University, Nebraska.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No
Regular Decision Yes 8 1

Applying Early to Concordia University, Nebraska?

Concordia University, Nebraska does not offer early decision or early action.

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

More on Concordia University, Nebraska Admissions

How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to Concordia College?

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

In 2022, Concordia College accepted 75% of all applicants, around 1,152 of the 1,537 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Concordia College, 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.

Transferring to Concordia University, Nebraska

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

For Students Waitlisted to Concordia University, Nebraska

Concordia University, Nebraska has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Concordia University, Nebraska Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding 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 put the most emphasis on the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Concordia University, Nebraska

Wondering what factors are considered by Concordia University, Nebraska 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
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Class Rank Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Application Essay Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Interview Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Considered

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

Concordia University, Nebraska 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Concordia University, Nebraska, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Concordia University, Nebraska'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)
Letter(s) of Recommendation
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Concordia University, Nebraska?

Students admitted to Concordia University, Nebraska have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.

Out of all students that were admitted, 81% submitted a class rank. At Concordia University, Nebraska 18% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 43% were in the top 25% and 72% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Concordia University, Nebraska, 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 University, Nebraska directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights 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 University, Nebraska does not have 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 2021, 22% of Concordia University, Nebraska's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 85% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Concordia University, Nebraska students scored 550 or higher and 75% of students scored 480 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Concordia University, Nebraska students scored 550 or higher, and 75% scored a 480 or higher.

To be most competitive at Concordia University, Nebraska, you should strive to earn between 21 and 26 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Concordia University, Nebraska's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.

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

More Information on Transferring to Concordia University, Nebraska

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

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is August 1.

Transfer students can enroll in Concordia University, Nebraska during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

Concordia University, Nebraska Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Concordia University, Nebraska?

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

Does Concordia University, Nebraska accept transfer credits?

✅ Concordia University, Nebraska accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Concordia University, Nebraska accepts:

• CLEP subject tests

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

✅ Concordia University, Nebraska accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Concordia University, Nebraska?

✅ Concordia University, Nebraska is not test optional.

What is Concordia University, Nebraska's acceptance rate?

✅ Concordia University, Nebraska's acceptance rate is 75%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Concordia University, Nebraska?

❌ Concordia University, Nebraska does not offer early decision.

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Concordia College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Concordia College? Concordia College is a somewhat selective institution. The Concordia College acceptance rate is 75%. This means that the institution accepts 74 out of every 100 applicants.


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 SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

440 - 550


Reading SAT Range

480 - 550

Concordia College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Concordia College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.52. 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

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Campus Setting

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Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 1
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