Concordia University - Nebraska Admissions

ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

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Concordia University - Nebraska Admissions Overview:

With an acceptance rate of 73%, Concordia University - Nebraska is neither highly selective nor open to all. Students will need to have good grades and decent test scores (in general) to be admitted to the school. To apply, interested students will need to submit scores from the SAT or ACT, a high school transcript, and a completed application form, which can be found at the school's admissions webpage. Applicants are encouraged to visit the campus and meet with an admissions counselor.

Admissions Data (2016):

  • Concordia University Nebraska Acceptance Rate: 73%
  • Test Scores -- 25th / 75th Percentile

Concordia University - Nebraska Description:

Established in 1894 by the Lutheran Church (Missouri Synod), Concordia University is located in Seward, Nebraska. About 30 miles from Lincoln, Seward is a small town of 7,000. Academically, CU offers a range of Bachelor and Master degrees. Students can choose from over 50 majors, with some of the most popular being in education and social sciences. Academics at Concordia are supported by a healthy 13 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Outside of the classroom, students can participate in a number of clubs and organizations, including a range of music ensembles, academic groups, honor societies, and religious opportunities. On the athletic front, the CU Bulldogs compete in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) within the Great Plains Athletic Conference. Popular sports include basketball, football, soccer, and tennis.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 2,757 (1,794 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 47% Male / 53% Female
  • 67% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $28,480
  • Books: $1,000 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $7,800
  • Other Expenses: $2,420
  • Total Cost: $39,700

Concordia University - Nebraska Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 71%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $18,289
    • Loans: $6,690

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Business, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Graphic Design, Psychology, Biology, Theology 

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 74%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 50%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 67%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

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

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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