Concordia College New York Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, Graduation Rate & More

Concordia College in Bronxville, New York
Concordia College in Bronxville, New York. Doc Searls / Flickr

Concordia College Admissions Overview:

Admissions to Concordia College aren't highly competitive--the school admits almost three-quarters of those who apply each year. Interested students will need to submit a completed application, high school transcripts, SAT or ACT scores, letters of recommendation, and a personal statement in order to apply. Students can use the school's application, or can apply using the Common Application. Students are encouraged to visit the campus and tour the school before applying. 

Admissions Data (2016):

  • Concordia College NY Acceptance Rate: 71%
  • Test Scores -- 25th / 75th Percentile

Concordia College Description:

Concordia College is a Lutheran liberal arts college located in the quaint village of Bronxville, New York. The 33-acre campus is less than 30 minutes from New York City by train. The college offers nine undergraduate liberal arts majors as well as five adult education accelerated degree programs, a master of science in childhood special education and a post-baccalaureate nursing program. Business and nursing are two of the most popular degrees for undergraduates. Concordia has a student faculty ratio of 12 to 1. Student life is active with over 30 clubs and organizations, and community outreach and spiritual activities are popular on campus. The Concordia Clippers are members of the NCAA Division II Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference and compete in men’s and women’s basketball, cross country, soccer and tennis, men’s baseball and golf and women’s softball and volleyball.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 1,185 (929 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 35% Male / 65% Female
  • 88% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $30,530
  • Books: $1,000 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $11,567
  • Other Expenses: $2,080
  • Total Cost: $45,177

Concordia College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 90%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 90%
    • Loans: 69%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $19,522
    • Loans: $6,387

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Nursing, Social Sciences

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 78%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 21%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 45%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 54%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Baseball, Golf, Basketball, Cross Country, Track and Field, Tennis, Soccer
  • Women's Sports: Soccer, Tennis, Softball, Basketball, Volleyball, Cross Country, Track and Field

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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