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.
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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|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||460|
|SAT Math 25th||430|
|SAT Composite 25th||890|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||550|
|SAT Math 75th||550|
|SAT Composite 75th||1100|
|Average SAT Score||1000|
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
|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%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||27|
|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-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
|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%|
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. 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.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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
78% of Concordia University Seward freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||35%||21%||27%|
The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Aug 1, 2020.
What are the requirements for admission to Concordia University Seward and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|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|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
|Subject||Percent of Class|
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=180984 IPEDS survey data for Concordia University Seward.
17% of students submit their SAT scores to Concordia University-Seward. 85% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
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.
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.
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.