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Concordia University-Saint Paul Admission Requirements

Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Your chances of getting into Concordia University Saint Paul

Open Admission Policy

Can I get into Concordia University-Saint Paul? Concordia University Saint Paul is an open admission policy institution. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met. New admission is often granted continually throughout the year. Please consult Concordia University Saint Paul directly to learn the specifics of its open admission policy.

Concordia University-Saint Paul GPA

GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 

3.14

Typical High School Grades 

B

What GPA do you need to get into Concordia University Saint Paul?

GPA Requirements

The GPA requirements for getting into Concordia University-Saint Paul are to have around a 3.14 high school GPA. You need about average high school grades.

If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Concordia University-Saint Paul accepts 69% of students who apply.

Average GPA

The average unweighted GPA at Concordia University-Saint Paul is 3.14 on the 4.0 scale. To achieve the average GPA for admission, you need to earn B letter grades and regularly score around 83-86 percent on tests and assignments in high school.  The school ranks #32 in Minnesota for highest average GPA.

Importance of GPA

Since Concordia University-Saint Paul is a test optional college, extra focus will be placed on your GPA when the school considers your application. As a result, it is very important that you meet the GPA requirements.

See additional colleges accepting applicants in the 3.1 GPA range.

Competitiveness by GPA Ranges

The table below outlines the number of admitted freshmen by GPA range as well as how competitive your GPA will be as compared with other applicants.

High School GPA's for admitted Concordia University Saint Paul students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 2.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 14.0% Good
3.50 to 3.74 16.0% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 16.0% Avg +
3.00 to 3.24 12.0% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 24.0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 16.0% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

 What do these chances mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022

Calculate My Chances 

Concordia University-Saint Paul SAT Scores

Testing Requirements

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Concordia University Saint Paul. If you optionally submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 8% submitted ACT scores for admission for the most recent academic year..

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 

Not Reported

Applicants Submitting SAT 

-
SAT Scores for Concordia University Saint Paul
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
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Math 25th Percentile N/A
Composite 25th Percentile N/A
SAT Scores for Concordia University Saint Paul
SAT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile N/A
Math 75th Percentile N/A
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Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Concordia University-Saint Paul ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 

Not Reported

Applicants Submitting ACT 

8%
ACT Scores for Concordia University Saint Paul
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile N/A
Math 25th Percentile N/A
Composite 25th Percentile N/A
ACT Scores for Concordia University Saint Paul
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile N/A
Math 75th Percentile N/A
Composite 75th Percentile N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Applying

Fall 2024 Application Deadline

Applications Due

Aug 1, 2024

Days left to Apply

99

Applicants have 99 days left until the Fall 2024 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2024.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Concordia University Saint Paul is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Concordia University Saint Paul and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Concordia University Saint Paul Application Requirements
Test Scores Not required for admission, but considered if submitted (Test Optional)
High School GPA Required to be considered for admission
High School Class Rank Not considered for admission, even if submitted
Completion of College Preparatory Program Not considered for admission, even if submitted
Recommendations Not required for admission, but considered if submitted
Demonstration of Competencies Not considered for admission, even if submitted

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Concordia University Saint Paul
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Other Colleges to Apply To 

Students applying to Concordia University Saint Paul often consider these colleges

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=173328 IPEDS survey data for Concordia University Saint Paul.

FAQs

Does Concordia University Saint Paul prefer SAT or ACT?

8% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Concordia University Saint Paul?

Concordia University-Saint Paul has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges generally only require a high school diploma or a GED certificate to be admitted.