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Concordia University, St. Paul

St. Paul, MN 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate68%
Acceptance Rate68%

Concordia St Paul Admissions

If you are considering submitting an application to Concordia St Paul, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is August 1 and there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Concordia St Paul Admissions Stats at a Glance

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

Concordia St Paul 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.1
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not considered
Waitlist No

Concordia University, St. Paul Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Concordia University, St. Paul.

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

Want to Apply Early to Concordia St Paul?

Concordia St Paul does not offer early decision or early action.

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

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How To Get Into Concordia University, St. Paul

Concordia St Paul is a not difficult school to get into. Concordia St Paul evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Concordia St Paul accepted 68% of students, about 1,687 from the 2,485 applicants.

Schools that are not difficult to get into, like Concordia St Paul, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT.

Transferring to Concordia University, St. Paul

It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Concordia St Paul

Concordia St Paul has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Concordia St Paul Look For in an Applicant?

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 assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Concordia St Paul

Curious about the factors that are considered by Concordia St Paul 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 Important
Class Rank Considered
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Application Essay Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

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

Concordia St Paul 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Concordia St Paul, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Concordia St Paul'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
Letter(s) of Recommendation 2
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Concordia St Paul?

Students admitted to Concordia St Paul have an average unweighted GPA of 3.1.

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 St Paul does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Concordia St Paul 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.

More Information on Transferring to Concordia University, St. Paul

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Concordia St Paul.

Transfer students can enroll in Concordia St Paul during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Concordia St Paul Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Concordia St Paul?

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

Does Concordia St Paul accept transfer credits?

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

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit

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

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

Do I have to submit test scores to Concordia St Paul?

✅ Concordia St Paul is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

What is Concordia St Paul's acceptance rate?

✅ Concordia St Paul's acceptance rate is 68%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Concordia St Paul?

❌ Concordia St Paul does not offer early decision.

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Concordia St Paul Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into Concordia St Paul? Concordia St Paul is a less selective institution. The Concordia St Paul acceptance rate is 68%. This means that the institution accepts 67 out of every 100 applicants.


Concordia St Paul Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

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

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

Concordia St Paul ACT Scores


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Composite SAT Range

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Concordia St Paul GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Concordia St Paul, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.14. 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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