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Concordia University, Nebraska Overview

Concordia University, Nebraska is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Seward, Nebraska. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Seward draws many to the area.

What Is Concordia University, Nebraska Known For?

378 Undergraduate Awards
$30,008 Avg Cost After Aid
75% Acceptance Rate
  • The highest award offered at Concordia University, Nebraska is the master's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 99% of the faculty were full-time.

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Concordia University, Nebraska Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Concordia University, Nebraska.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#7 Most Popular Online Teaching English or French Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Concordia University, Nebraska has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#5 Best Education Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual
#11 Best Education Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#28 Best Colleges for Education College Factual
#34 Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual
#51 Best Value Colleges for Education College Factual

Where Is Concordia University, Nebraska?

Location of Concordia University, Nebraska

Contact details for Concordia University, Nebraska are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 800 N Columbia Ave, Seward, NE 68434-1556
Phone: 800-535-5494
Website: www.cune.edu
Facebook: http://www.cune.edu/social-media/

How Do I Get Into Concordia University, Nebraska?

You can apply to Concordia University, Nebraska online at: www.cune.edu/application

Admission Requirements for Concordia University, Nebraska

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL neither required nor recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into Concordia University, Nebraska?

75% Acceptance Rate
43% Of Accepted Are Women
22% Submit SAT Scores
Concordia University, Nebraska has an acceptance rate of 75%, which means that is not quite as selective as some other schools. Still, you'll need good grades and a solid application if you want to be admitted.

Approximately 57% of accepted students are men and 43% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 70%, and the acceptance rate for women is 83%.

Average Test Scores

About 22% of students accepted to Concordia University, Nebraska submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 480 and 550. Math scores were between 440 and 550.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Concordia University, Nebraska  ( 480 to 550 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Concordia University, Nebraska  ( 440 to 550 )
200
800
Concordia University, Nebraska received ACT scores from 85% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 20 and 26. Math scores were between 19 and 26. Composite scores were between 21 and 26.

ACT English Scores for Concordia University, Nebraska  ( 20 to 26 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for Concordia University, Nebraska  ( 19 to 26 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for Concordia University, Nebraska  ( 21 to 26 )
1
36

Can I Afford Concordia University, Nebraska?

$30,008 Net Price
72% Take Out Loans
5.1% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Concordia University, Nebraska is $30,008. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Concordia University, Nebraska, approximately 72% of students took out student loans averaging $6,900 a year. That adds up to $27,600 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Concordia University, Nebraska is 5.1%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Concordia University, Nebraska Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,260 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,836 undergraduate students at Concordia University, Nebraska, with 1,260 being full-time and 576 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Concordia University, Nebraska

There are also 588 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,260 full-time undergraduates at Concordia University, Nebraska, 47% are male and 53% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Concordia University, Nebraska

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Concordia University, Nebraska students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Concordia University, Nebraska Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 12
Black or African American 26
Hispanic or Latino 70
White 927
International Students 32
Other Races/Ethnicities 193

Geographic Diversity

Nebraska students aren't the only ones who study at Concordia University, Nebraska. At this time, 27 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 24 countries are represented at Concordia University, Nebraska. The most popular countries sending students to the school are United Kingdom, Brazil, and Australia.

Online Learning at Concordia University, Nebraska

467 Took All Classes Online
818 Took At Least One Class Online
-5.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 1 bachelor’s degree and 16 master’s degree programs available online at Concordia University, Nebraska. In 2017-2018, 818 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Concordia University, Nebraska has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 12th most popular in Nebraska for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Concordia University, Nebraska

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Concordia University, Nebraska was -5.3%. This is the #2,475 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Concordia University, Nebraska regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Concordia University, Nebraska majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Health & Medical Administrative Services 73%
Teacher Education Subject Specific 13%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Concordia University, Nebraska ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Concordia University, Nebraska.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Human Services #57
Teaching English or French #63
Health & Physical Education #109
Public Health #113
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies #126
Curriculum & Instruction #147
Human Development & Family Studies #164
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences #196
Special Education #206
General Business/Commerce #210
Teacher Education Subject Specific #219
Public Administration & Social Service #240
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #244
Educational Administration #272
Teacher Education Grade Specific #318
Health & Medical Administrative Services #396

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Concordia University, Nebraska Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
Educational Administration 0 5 73 78
Teacher Education Grade Specific 64 0 7 71
Teacher Education Subject Specific 30 1 39 70
General Business/Commerce 28 0 33 61
Teaching English or French 15 34 10 59
Health & Physical Education 21 0 36 57
General Biology 35 0 0 35
General Psychology 30 0 0 30
Religious Education 19 11 0 30
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 24 24
Special Education 7 2 15 24
Behavioral Science 18 0 0 18
Theological & Ministerial Studies 16 0 0 16
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 11 11
Mathematics 10 0 0 10
Criminal Justice & Corrections 10 0 0 10
Public Health 0 0 9 9
Accounting 8 0 0 8
Design & Applied Arts 8 0 0 8
Communication & Media Studies 6 0 0 6
Computer Science 6 0 0 6
General English Literature 6 0 0 6
Music 5 0 0 5
Marketing 4 0 0 4
History 4 0 0 4
International Studies 4 0 0 4
Chemistry 4 0 0 4
Public Relations & Advertising 3 0 0 3
Fine & Studio Arts 3 0 0 3
Romance Languages 2 0 0 2
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 2 0 0 2
Physics 2 0 0 2
Geography & Cartography 2 0 0 2
Sacred Music 1 1 0 2
Business/Corporate Communications 1 0 0 1
Management Information Systems 1 0 0 1
General Education 1 0 0 1
Human Development & Family Studies 0 1 0 1
Natural Resources Conservation 1 0 0 1
General Physical Sciences 1 0 0 1
Human Services 0 0 1 1
Instructional Media Design 0 0 0 0
Student Counseling 0 0 0 0
Natural Sciences 0 0 0 0
Other Physical Science 0 0 0 0
Arts & Media Management 0 0 0 0
Drama & Theater Arts 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 378 55 258 691

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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