Concordia University-Portland Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Concordia University Portland
|Admission Standards||Very Easy|
How hard is it to get into Concordia University-Portland and can I get accepted? The school has a 49% acceptance rate ranking it #3 in Oregon for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,301 out of 2,675 applicants were admitted making Concordia University-Portland a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent. Concordia University Portland typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 17% 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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Concordia University-Portland SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT59%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||540|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1050|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||600|
|SAT Math 75th||570|
|SAT Composite 75th||1170|
|Average SAT Score||1110|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Concordia University Portland?
Concordia University Portland typically requires applicants to be in the top 51 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1050 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 990. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. The school ranks #12 in Oregon for highest average SAT composite score. 59 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1170 and Above||Good||>62%|
|1110 to 1170||Avg +||49%-62%|
|1050 to 1110||Avg -||36%-49%|
|990 to 1050||Reach||25%-36%|
|Less than 990||Low||<25%|
Concordia University-Portland ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT45%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||17|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||24|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||24|
|Average ACT Score||21|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Concordia University-Portland?
Admission data indicates that Concordia University-Portland regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #13 in Oregon for highest average ACT composite score. 45 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Concordia University Portland.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|24 and Above||Good||>62%|
|21 to 24||Avg +||49%-62%|
|18 to 21||Avg -||36%-49%|
|15 to 18||Reach||25%-36%|
|Less than 15||Low||<25%|
Avg. High School GPA3.42
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need above average high school grades to get into Concordia University Portland. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Concordia University Portland was 3.42 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #12 in Oregon for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Concordia University-Portland will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||22%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||16%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||12%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||16%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||1%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
79% of Concordia University Portland freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||16%|
|Top 25% of class||44%|
|Top 50% of class||79%|
|Bottom 50% of class||21%|
|Bottom 25% of class||4%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||17%||18%||17%|
Applications are DueJul 1, 2020
Days left to Apply287
Applicants have 287 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Concordia University-Portland before the Jul 1 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Oct 5||Oct 18|
|Nov 2||Nov 15|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|May 2||May 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Oct 26||Nov 14|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
|Jun 13||Jun 23|
What are the requirements for admission to Concordia University Portland and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=208488 IPEDS survey data for Concordia University Portland.