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Concordia University-Seward Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

75%
Admission Difficulty for Concordia University Seward
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into Concordia University-Seward? The school has a 75% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,152 out of 1,537 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 52 percent. Concordia University Seward typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 30% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

75% are accepted,
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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1000-1170
Applicants Submitting SAT
22%
SAT Scores for Concordia University Seward
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 1000
SAT Scores for Concordia University Seward
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1170
Estimated Average SAT 1090
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 60 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1000 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 910. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. 22 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Concordia University Seward admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1170 and Above Good >84%
1085 to 1170 Avg + 75%-84%
1000 to 1085 Avg - 64%-75%
915 to 1000 Reach 51%-64%
Less than 915 Low <51%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
21-26 
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 21
ACT Scores for Concordia University Seward
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 26
Estimated Average ACT 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 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 85 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Concordia University Seward.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Concordia University Seward admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >85%
23 to 26 Avg + 75%-85%
21 to 23 Avg - 66%-75%
19 to 21 Reach 56%-66%
Less than 19 Low <56%

Estimated GPA Requirements

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

You will need 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. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Concordia University-Seward accepts 75% 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 Admission Chances
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

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%

Admission Statistics

Concordia University Seward admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 598 939 1,537
Accepted 497 655 1,152
Acceptance Rate 83% 70% 75%
Enrolled 182 166 348
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 37% 25% 30%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
100

Applicants have 100 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2019.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Concordia University-Seward before the Aug 1 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
May 4 May 17
Jun 1 Jul 10
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Jun 8 Jun 18
Jul 13 Jul 23

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Concordia University Seward and what considerations affect 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

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