How hard is it to get into CUW and can I get accepted? The school has a 65% acceptance rate ranking it #10 in Wisconsin for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,188 out of 3,380 applicants were admitted making CUW a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if 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 Wisconsin 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 CUW, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.
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|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||N/A|
|SAT Math 25th||N/A|
|SAT Composite 25th||N/A|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||N/A|
|SAT Math 75th||N/A|
|SAT Composite 75th||N/A|
|Average SAT Score||N/A|
|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||26|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|Average ACT Score||23|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into CUW?
Admission data indicates that CUW 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 #11 in Wisconsin for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 99 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Concordia University Wisconsin.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>76%|
|23 to 26||Avg +||65%-76%|
|20 to 23||Avg -||52%-65%|
|17 to 20||Reach||39%-52%|
|Less than 17||Low||<39%|
What GPA do you need to get into Concordia University Wisconsin?
Applicants require above average high school grades to get into CUW. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Concordia University Wisconsin was 3.34 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #18 in Wisconsin for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as CUW accepts 65% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||17%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||18%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||15%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||20%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||9%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
75% of Concordia University Wisconsin 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||40%|
|Top 50% of class||75%|
|Bottom 50% of class||25%|
|Bottom 25% of class||7%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||27%||26%||27%|
Applicants have 5 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2020.
What are the requirements for admission to Concordia University Wisconsin 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||Yes|
|Subject||Percent of Class|
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=238616 IPEDS survey data for Concordia University Wisconsin.
99% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
65% of those who apply are granted admission to CUW. Admission competition is low and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 26. 99% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.