Concordia University - Nebraska Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#7975 of 14,131 In the World
#2032 of 2,597 In North America
#1939 of 2,496 In the United States
#18 of 23 In Nebraska

Quick Review

Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod
Acceptance rate
Average SAT
Average ACT
Avg. cost to attend
$22,201 /y
Aid receiving
Male:Female Ratio
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Concordia University - Nebraska Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 76% 71% 89%
Applicants 2,118 1,519 599
Admissions 1,606 1,073 533
Freshmen enrolled full time 329 168 161

37 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,052 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
80 or 24%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 990
or below

75% of them
had 1190
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Concordia University - Nebraska are 990-1190 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
309 or 94%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Concordia University - Nebraska are 20-26 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
TOEFL Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 2058 (64%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 565 (18%)
Hispanic 200 (6%)
Black or African American 165 (5%)
Two or more races 89 (3%)
Nonresident Alien 67 (2%)
Asian 62 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 10 (0.3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 2 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
Average aid awarded
Students receiving aid

Average costs by household income

<$30K $17,229
$30-48K $18,115
$48-75K $21,221
$75-110K $24,364
$110K+ $24,423

Tuition and fees

Tuition in-district $34,200$8,650
Tuition in-state $34,200$8,650
Tuition out-of-state $34,200$8,650
Fee in-district $700
Fee in-state $700
Fee out-of-state $700

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 976
Combined charge for room and board $9,240
Room charge $3,930
Meal charge $5,310

Concordia University - Nebraska Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's
Business & Commerce, General 28 34
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 51
Curriculum and Instruction 34
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 29
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 12 12
Psychology, General 21
Secondary Education and Teaching 20
Special Education and Teaching, General 16
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 15
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor 3 12
Reading Teacher Education 14
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 14
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching 13
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 11
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 11
Elementary Education and Teaching 9
History, General 8
Religious Education 8
Graphic Design 7
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 6
English Language and Literature, General 6
Public Health, General 6
Computer Science 5
Mathematics, General 4
Music, General 4
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 4
Theology & Theological Studies 4
Art & Art Studies, General 3
Chemistry, General 3
Communication, General 3
Fine & Studio Arts, General 3
Physics, General 3
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, General 3
Accounting 2
International & Globalization Studies 2
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 2
Organizational Communication, General 2
Art Therapy & Therapist 1
Behavioral Sciences 1
Environmental Science 1
Geography 1
Human Services, General 1
Music Therapy & Therapist 1
Physical Sciences, General 1
Public Health Education and Promotion 1
Religious & Sacred Music 1
Spanish Language and Literature 1
Technical Teacher Education 1
Grand Total 248 210
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 63% 54% 71%
  • Full-time retention rate - 79%

Notable alumni

  1. Brian Mueller

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    Brian E. Mueller is an American academic and university administrator. He is the current president of Grand Canyon University and CEO of Grand Canyon Education. Mueller has been the President of the university since July 1, 2008, and a director since March 2009. Mueller is also notably the CEO of the for-profit publicly traded Grand Canyon Education Inc that provides services to GCU.

  2. Mary Ann Hanusa

    Mary Ann Hanusa
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    1963-.. (age 59)

    Mary Ann Hanusa is an American politician who served as a member of the Iowa House of Representatives from 2011 to 2021. Hanusa was a candidate in the Republican primary for the 2022 election in Iowa's 3rd congressional district before withdrawing from the race.

  3. Alice Hausman

    Alice Hausman
    Born in
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    1942-.. (age 80)

    Alice Hausman is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL), she represents District 66A, which includes portions of the city of Saint Paul in Ramsey County, which is part of the Twin Cities metropolitan area. She is also a retired educator.

  4. Annette Sweeney

    Annette Sweeney
    Born in
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    1957-.. (age 65)

    Annette Sweeney is an American politician who is the Iowa State Senator for the 25th District. A Republican, she has been in the Iowa Senate since 2018, when she won a special election to replace Bill Dix after Dix resigned from the Senate.

  5. Roby Smith

    Roby Smith
    Born in
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    1969-.. (age 53)

    Roby Smith is a Republican politician and legislator from the state of Iowa. He was elected to the Iowa Senate in 2010, and represents District 47. He currently heads the State Government Committee.

General info

Alternative names Concordia Teachers College
Concordia College
Concordia University, Seward
Founded 1894
Motto Preparing Servant Leaders for Church and World
Colors navy, white
Academic Calendar August to May (August - December; January-May; May Term, 3 weeks in May)
Total FTE staff 257
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 800 N Columbia Ave
Seward, Nebraska, 68434-1556
United States
City population 8,000
Phone 8005355494
Fax +1 (402) 643 4073

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