Concordia University, Nebraska

Concordia University, Nebraska Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Concordia University, Nebraska Ranked?

2022 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Concordia University, Nebraska was awarded 127 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is teaching English or French.

Overall Quality

Concordia University, Nebraska is ranked #1,033 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list.

Concordia University, Nebraska also holds the #12 spot on the Best Colleges in Nebraska ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Concordia University, Nebraska?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Concordia University, Nebraska is 76%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that Concordia University, Nebraska is a good fit for you.

Average Test Scores

About 24% 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 590. Math scores were between 510 and 600.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Concordia University, Nebraska  ( 480 to 590 )
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SAT Math Scores for Concordia University, Nebraska  ( 510 to 600 )
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Concordia University, Nebraska received ACT scores from 94% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 20 and 26.

ACT Composite Scores for Concordia University, Nebraska  ( 20 to 26 )
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Concordia University, Nebraska Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1, Concordia University, Nebraska is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Concordia University, Nebraska is 93%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  93 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Concordia University, Nebraska

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 79% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Concordia University, Nebraska enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  79 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Concordia University, Nebraska for first-time, full-time students is 50%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

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Concordia University, Nebraska Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,159 undergraduates at Concordia University, Nebraska with 1,195 being full-time and 964 being part-time.

How Much Does Concordia University, Nebraska Cost?

The overall average net price of Concordia University, Nebraska is $20,763. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Concordia University, Nebraska

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$15,973 $17,155 $19,567 $22,884 $23,299

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Concordia University, Nebraska, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Concordia University, Nebraska, approximately 73% of students took out student loans averaging $7,997 a year. That adds up to $31,988 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.

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How Much Money Do Concordia University, Nebraska Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Concordia University, Nebraska make around $40,100 per year during the early years of their employment. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.

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See which majors at Concordia University, Nebraska make the most money.

Location of Concordia University, Nebraska

Located in Seward, Nebraska, Concordia University, Nebraska is a private not-for-profit institution. Seward is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

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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/

Concordia University, Nebraska Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 46 majors graduated from Concordia University, Nebraska. Of these students, 292 received undergraduate degrees and 210 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 65 $39,099
General Biology 31 $29,639
General Business/Commerce 30 $45,305
General Psychology 22 $28,212
Health & Physical Education 14 $29,685
Behavioral Science 12 $28,212
Theological & Ministerial Studies 12 $20,140
Religious Education 10 $44,384
History 9 NA
Communication & Media Studies 8 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Concordia University, Nebraska along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Concordia University, Nebraska

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2019-2020, 1,089 students took at least one online class at Concordia University, Nebraska. This is an increase from the 737 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 1,089 1,052
2018-2019 737 341
2017-2018 818 467
2016-2017 956 738
2015-2016 1,055 803

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*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.

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