Concordia University Chicago Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Concordia University Chicago? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 2,238 out of 4,448 applicants or 50% were admitted making Concordia University Chicago a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores. Concordia University Chicago typically accepts and attracts B average high school students. Only 13% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 2,611 1,837 4,448
Accepted 1,382 856 2,238
Acceptance Rate 53% 47% 50%
Enrolled 160 134 294
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 12% 16% 13%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Concordia University Chicago and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that Concordia University Chicago regularly accepts students with ACTs of 20 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 92 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Concordia University Chicago.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1000 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 895. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1105 out of 1600. 17 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.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1000 1210
SAT Reading 490 600
SAT Math 510 610
ACT Composite 20 25
ACT English 20 25
ACT Math 18 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >65%
22 to 25 Avg + 50%-65%
20 to 22 Avg - 40%-50%
18 to 20 Reach 30%-40%
Less than 18 Low <30%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1210 and Above Good >63%
1105 to 1210 Avg + 50%-63%
1000 to 1105 Avg - 37%-50%
895 to 1000 Reach 26%-37%
Less than 895 Low <26%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You will need about average high school grades to get into Concordia University Chicago. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Concordia University Chicago was 3.02 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Concordia University Chicago accepts 50% of students who apply.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 12% Good
3.50 to 3.75 11% Good
3.25 to 3.50 15% Good
3.00 to 3.25 18% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 27% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 15% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 2% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Concordia University Chicago and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=144351 IPEDS survey data for Concordia University Chicago.

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