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Chances of getting into Concordia University Seward

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
78.5%
Admission Difficulty for Concordia University Seward
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into Concordia University-Seward and can I get accepted? The school has a 78% acceptance rate ranking it #12 in Nebraska for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,319 out of 1,681 applicants were admitted making Concordia University Seward an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 49 percent. Concordia University Seward typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Concordia University Seward is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Concordia University-Seward SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1060-1348
Applicants Submitting SAT
17%
SAT Scores for Concordia University Seward
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 540
SAT Composite 25th 1060
SAT Scores for Concordia University Seward
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 678
SAT Math 75th 670
SAT Composite 75th 1348
Average SAT Score 1200

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 prefers applicants to be in the top 49 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1060 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 920. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1200 out of 1600. The school ranks #3 in Nebraska for highest average SAT composite score. 17 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Concordia University Seward admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1348 and Above Good >86%
1204 to 1348 Avg + 78%-86%
1060 to 1204 Avg - 68%-78%
916 to 1060 Reach 55%-68%
Less than 916 Low <55%
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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 28
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 2019 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 >86%
23 to 26 Avg + 78%-86%
20 to 23 Avg - 68%-78%
17 to 20 Reach 55%-68%
Less than 17 Low <55%
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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 grades are above the average 3.6 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Concordia University-Seward accepts 78% of all applicants.

 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

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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 560 1,121 1,681
Accepted 491 828 1,319
Acceptance Rate 88% 74% 78%
Enrolled 142 149 291
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 29% 18% 22%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 15, 2022
Days left to Apply
262

Applicants have 262 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jun 15, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Concordia University Seward is $0.

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

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?

78% of those who apply are granted admission to Concordia University-Seward. Admission competition is and the college has challenging 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 1060 and 1348. 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.