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Concordia University Portland
Portland, OR
Concordia University Portland is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Founded as a two-year college in 1905, it became a four-year college in 1977. It is a member of the Concordia University System, which has 10 colleges and universities across the U.S. Its 13-acre campus is located in a residential area of Portland.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,369
   Women 920 (67.2%)
   Men 449 (32.8%)
Graduate Students 1,742
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 54% of 1,961 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.42
SAT Math 503 average
440-560 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 503 average
440-560 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 22 average
18-24 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA     X  
Standardized Tests X      
Essay     X  
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance $41,934
  Tuition and Fees $29,140
  Room and Board $9,220
Average Percent of Need Met Not reported
Average Freshman Award $21,726
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 69
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 23% of classes
10-19 students: 35% of classes
20-29 students: 31% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Portland Population 603,106
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing 78% of freshmen, 36% of all students
Athletic Conferences National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot Cavaliers
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.9% American Indian/Alaskan Native
4.0% Asian
6.8% Black/African-American
8.4% Hispanic/Latino
3.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
1.7% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
61.9% White
12.7% Unknown
International Students 1.3% from 13 countries
First-Year Students Returning 70.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 30.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported