Concordia College at Moorhead Admissions: Everything You Want to and Need to Know

Overview of Concordia College at Moorhead

Concordia College at Moorhead is a private liberal arts college associated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The college has an outstanding study abroad program, and in academics, the biological and health sciences are extremely popular. Students can choose from 78-degree options, an impressive number for an institution of Concordia’s size. The institution has a 12 to 1 student/faculty ratio. The Concordia College Cobbers play in the NCAA Division III Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.


  • Total Enrollment: 2,129 (2,097 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 42% Male/58% Female
  • 97% Full-time

Cost of Attendance Information

  • Tuition and Fees: $41,566
  • Books: $1,000
  • Room and Board: $8,610
  • Other Expenses: $2,070
  • Total Cost: $53,246

Financial Aid Information

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 75%
  • Mean Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $24,020
    • Loans: $7,172

Academic Programs Offered

  • Most Popular Degree options: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Education; Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs; and Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Retention and Graduation

  • First-Year Student Retention (full-time students): 85%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 70%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 75%

NCAA Athletic Programs

  • Men’s Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Wrestling
  • Women’s Sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Ice Hockey, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball

Overview of Concordia College at Moorhead Admissions

Concordia College at Moorhead is not a selective institution, admitting 61% of applicants each year. Students whose SAT/ACT scores and GPA are within the institution’s requirements have a good chance of being accepted. Applicants must complete an online application, and send test scores from either the SAT or ACT and high school transcripts. Glowing recommendation letters can bolster your application, along with being involved with student organizations and attempting a challenging course load. Interested students should check out the university’s website, which has helpful tips and contact information for the admissions offices.

Admissions Data

  • Concordia College at Moorhead Acceptance Rate: 61%
  • Test Scores — 25th/75th Percentile
    • SAT Critical Reading:530/670
    • SAT Math: 550/698
    • SAT Writing: -/-
    • ACT Cumulative: 21/27
    • ACT English: 20/27
    • ACT Math: 21/27
    • ACT Writing: -/-

Safety Net Schools: Easy to Gain Admission

If past admission data predicts that you would be a competitive candidate for Concordia College at Moorhead, then it should be easy for you to gain admissions to the schools below. If Concordia College at Moorhead is currently out of your reach, then you are sure to be a competitive candidate for the schools below.

Pace University, University of North Texas, San Jose State University, California State University Long Beach, Florida Gulf Coast University, Washington State University, Texas State University

Same Tier: Just As Hard to Gain Admission

If you’re a competitive candidate for Concordia College at Moorhead, then you should have an equal chance of gaining admissions at these schools.

Seton Hall University, University of Houston, University of California, Riverside, University of Arizona, University of Oregon, Florida International University, Colorado State University

Reach Institutions: Gaining Admissions Will Be More of a Challenge

These schools are more challenging to gain admission into than Concordia College at Moorhead. If you improve your GPA and SAT/ACT scores, then you’ll be a competitive candidate for these schools.

University of Texas at Dallas, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Syracuse University, University of Cincinnati, Penn State University Park, United States Military Academy

Applying to Concordia College at Moorhead

Application Deadline: Rolling

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