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How hard is it to get into Concordia University Chicago and can I get accepted? The school has a 75% acceptance rate ranking it #47 in Illinois for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,361 out of 4,498 applicants were admitted making Concordia University Chicago a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 54 percent. Concordia University Chicago typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 10% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
You must submit admission test scores with your application. Concordia University Chicago is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||500|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1010|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||590|
|SAT Math 75th||590|
|SAT Composite 75th||1180|
|Average SAT Score||1100|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Concordia University Chicago?
Concordia University Chicago typically prefers applicants to be in the top 59 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 920. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 out of 1600. The school ranks #22 in Illinois for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 68 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1180 and Above||Good||>84%|
|1095 to 1180||Avg +||75%-84%|
|1010 to 1095||Avg -||64%-75%|
|925 to 1010||Reach||51%-64%|
|Less than 925||Low||<51%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||19|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||26|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|Average ACT Score||23|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Concordia University Chicago?
Admission data indicates that Concordia University Chicago regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #16 in Illinois for highest average ACT composite score. 47 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Concordia University Chicago.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>84%|
|23 to 26||Avg +||75%-84%|
|20 to 23||Avg -||64%-75%|
|17 to 20||Reach||51%-64%|
|Less than 17||Low||<51%|
What GPA do you need to get into Concordia University Chicago?
Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Concordia University Chicago. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Concordia University Chicago was 3.02 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #47 in Illinois for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Concordia University Chicago accepts 75% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||11%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||15%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||18%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||27%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||15%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||2%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
64% of Concordia University Chicago freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||9%|
|Top 25% of class||9%|
|Top 50% of class||64%|
|Bottom 50% of class||18%|
|Bottom 25% of class||0%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||8%||14%||10%|
Applicants have 248 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jun 1, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Concordia University Chicago is $0.
What are the requirements for admission to Concordia University Chicago and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Considered but not required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Considered but not required|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=144351 IPEDS survey data for Concordia University Chicago.
68% of students submit their SAT scores to Concordia University Chicago. 47% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
75% of those who apply are granted admission to Concordia University Chicago. Admission competition is and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1010 and 1180. 68% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 26. 47% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.