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Concordia University-Seward Admission Requirements

Seward, Nebraska

Chances of getting into Concordia University Seward

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
67.9%
Admission Difficulty for Concordia University Seward
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Concordia University-Seward and can I get accepted? The school has a 68% acceptance rate ranking it #10 in Nebraska for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,333 out of 1,963 applicants were admitted making Concordia University-Seward a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 64 percent. Concordia University Seward typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 27% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Find out which students are getting accepted at Concordia University-Seward, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

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Concordia University-Seward SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
890-1100
Applicants Submitting SAT
17%
SAT Scores for Concordia University Seward
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 460
SAT Math 25th 430
SAT Composite 25th 890
SAT Scores for Concordia University Seward
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 550
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1100
Average SAT Score 1000

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Concordia University Seward?

Concordia University Seward typically requires applicants to be in the top 79 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 890 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 780. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1000 out of 1600. The school ranks #9 in Nebraska for highest average SAT composite score. 17 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Concordia University Seward admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1100 and Above Good >78%
995 to 1100 Avg + 68%-78%
890 to 995 Avg - 56%-68%
785 to 890 Reach 42%-56%
Less than 785 Low <42%
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Concordia University-Seward ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
85%
ACT Scores for Concordia University Seward
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Concordia University Seward
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 23

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Concordia University-Seward?

Admission data indicates that Concordia University-Seward 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 #4 in Nebraska for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 85 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Concordia University Seward.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Concordia University Seward admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >78%
23 to 26 Avg + 68%-78%
20 to 23 Avg - 56%-68%
17 to 20 Reach 42%-56%
Less than 17 Low <42%
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Concordia University-Seward GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.6
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Concordia University Seward?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Concordia University-Seward. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Concordia University Seward was 3.6 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #2 in Nebraska for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Concordia University-Seward accepts 68% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Concordia University Seward students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 45% Good
3.50 to 3.75 17% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 14% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 9% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 14% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 1% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

High School Class Rank

78% of Concordia University Seward freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Concordia University Seward students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 18%
Top 25% of class 43%
Top 50% of class 78%
Bottom 50% of class 22%
Bottom 25% of class 5%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Concordia University Seward admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 621 1,342 1,963
Accepted 505 828 1,333
Acceptance Rate 81% 62% 68%
Enrolled 179 177 356
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 35% 21% 27%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Aug 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Aug 1, 2020.

Admission Requirements

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

Concordia University Seward Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Concordia University Seward
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
M
Midland University

Fremont, Nebraska

G
Graceland University Lamoni

Lamoni, Iowa

G
Grand View University

Des Moines, Iowa

A
Avila University

Kansas City, Missouri

F
Friends University

Wichita, Kansas

M
Missouri Valley College

Marshall, Missouri

C
Cottey College

Nevada, Missouri

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=180984 IPEDS survey data for Concordia University Seward.

FAQs

Does Concordia University Seward prefer SAT or ACT?

17% of students submit their SAT scores to Concordia University-Seward. 85% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Concordia University Seward?

68% of those who apply are granted admission to Concordia University-Seward. Admission competition is low and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Concordia University Seward?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 890 and 1100. 17% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Concordia University Seward?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 26. 85% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.


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