The acceptance rate at Concordia University Chicago is 79%. It ranks #43 in Illinois for lowest rate of acceptance. Concordia University Chicago is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 3,759 out of 4,786 applicants were admitted.
The school has moderate admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 59 percent (SAT 990/1180 ACT 19/25). Concordia University Chicago typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.1. 7% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The Concordia University Chicago application fee is $0 and applications are due by Jun 1.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Concordia University Chicago. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 68% of students submitted SAT scores and 47% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||490|
|SAT Math 25th||500|
|SAT Composite 25th||990|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||590|
|SAT Math 75th||590|
|SAT Composite 75th||1180|
|Average SAT Score||1090
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 62 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 990 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 890. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. Concordia University Chicago ranks #18 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.
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||17|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||24|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
|Average ACT Score||22
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 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #25 in Illinois for highest average ACT composite score. 47 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Concordia University Chicago.
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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 3.1 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #49 in Illinois for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.1 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Concordia University Chicago accepts 79% of all applicants.
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GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||6%||8%||7%|
Applicants have 238 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jun 1, 2023.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Concordia University Chicago is $0. The school is free to apply to.
What are the requirements for admission to Concordia University Chicago and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|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.
79% 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 990 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 19 and 25. 47% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.