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CUW Admission Requirements

Mequon, Wisconsin

Chances of getting into Concordia University Wisconsin

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
64.7%
Admission Difficulty for Concordia University Wisconsin
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionLow

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.

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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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CUW SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Concordia University Wisconsin
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Concordia University Wisconsin
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
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

CUW ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
99%
ACT Scores for Concordia University Wisconsin
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Concordia University Wisconsin
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
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 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

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Concordia University Wisconsin admission chances by ACT score
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%
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CUW GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.34
Typical High School Grades
B+

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.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Concordia University Wisconsin students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 21% Good
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

High School Class Rank

75% of Concordia University Wisconsin freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Concordia University Wisconsin students
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%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Concordia University Wisconsin admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,841 1,539 3,380
Accepted 1,286 902 2,188
Acceptance Rate 70% 59% 65%
Enrolled 342 238 580
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 27% 26% 27%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 15, 2020
Days left to Apply
5

Applicants have 5 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2020.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Concordia University Wisconsin and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Concordia University Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
C
Cardinal Stritch University

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

K
Kentucky Christian University

Grayson, Kentucky

O
Oak Hills Christian College

Bemidji, Minnesota

K
Kentucky Mountain Bible College

Vancleve, Kentucky

A
Alice Lloyd College

Pippa Passes, Kentucky

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=238616 IPEDS survey data for Concordia University Wisconsin.

FAQs

Does Concordia University Wisconsin prefer SAT or ACT?

99% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Concordia University Wisconsin?

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.

What ACT score is required for Concordia University Wisconsin?

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.


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