Concordia University-Portland

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Concordia University-Portland can be found in Portland, OR, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 6,200 students enrolled per year at Concordia University-Portland.

Students can report either the ACT or SAT scores at this school. A score in the range of 1000 - 1160 on the SAT exam, or 17 - 23 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. We were able to estimate the Concordia University-Portland average GPA (2.80 - 3.18) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. Roughly 60% of all applicant were admitted at Concordia University-Portland, and from those that were granted acceptance about 18% continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Concordia University-Portland Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Concordia University-Portland was reported as 57.3% in Fall 2020 with over 2,270 applications submitted to Concordia University-Portland. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 17 - 23
  • Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into Concordia University-Portland?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Concordia University-Portland, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Concordia University-Portland has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 54.8%
  • 2017-2018: 48.6%
  • 2018-2019: 60.3%
  • 2019-2020: 57.3%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 52.3%

How Does Concordia University-Portland Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Concordia University-Portland is one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of Portland76.7%
Reed College39.5%
Lewis & Clark College72.2%
Pacific University86.6%
George Fox University82.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Concordia University-Portland (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading500 - 580
Math500 - 580
Total Score1000 - 1160
ACT®Score Range
English16 - 23
Math16 - 24
Composite Score17 - 23
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