Concordia University-Nebraska

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$37,000
3.93% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$23,067
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.971%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
90.8%
1,605 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
3,047
47% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
59.1%
189 Graduates

About

Concordia University-Nebraska is a higher education institution located in Seward County, NE. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Concordia University-Nebraska were Curriculum & Instruction (137 degrees awarded), General Educational Leadership & Administration (40 degrees), and General Business (18 degrees).

In 2022, 651 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Concordia University-Nebraska. 66.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (425 degrees), 10.9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (39 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Concordia University-Nebraska is $37,000, which is $13,004 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Concordia University-Nebraska is $37,000, which is $13,004 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,067.

In 2022, 46% of undergraduate students attending Concordia University-Nebraska received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 30% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$37,000
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Concordia University-Nebraska was $37,000. The cost of tuition at Concordia University-Nebraska is $13,004 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$23,067
2022 Value
2.19%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Concordia University-Nebraska had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,067. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Concordia University-Nebraska grew by 2.19%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,600
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Concordia University-Nebraska was of $9,600 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 3.9% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

46%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
30%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

46% of undergraduate students at Concordia University-Nebraska received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 16.4% with respect to 2021, when 55% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.971%
2019 Default Rate
6
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Concordia University-Nebraska was 0.971%, which represents 6 out of the 618 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Concordia University-Nebraska received 1,605 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 15% annual growth. Out of those 1,605 applicants, 1,458 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 90.8% acceptance rate.

There were 3,047 students enrolled at Concordia University-Nebraska in 2022. 13% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Concordia University-Nebraska has an overall enrollment yield of 23%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

90.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,458
Accepted Out of 1,605

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Concordia University-Nebraska was 90.8% (1,458 admissions from 1,605 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 84.7%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 15%, while admissions declined by −8.88%..

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SAT Scores

13%
Submission Percentage (2022)
45
Scores Submitted (2022)

13% of enrolled first-time students at Concordia University-Nebraska in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Concordia University-Nebraska had a total enrollment of 3,047 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Concordia University-Nebraska is 1,431 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,616. This means that 47% of students enrolled at Concordia University-Nebraska are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Concordia University-Nebraska, both undergraduate and graduate, is 67.1% White, 7.35% Hispanic or Latino, 3.48% Two or More Races, 3.12% Asian, 2.56% Black or African American, 0.295% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0985% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Concordia University-Nebraska in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (42.5%), followed by White Male (33.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (2.58%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (63.4%), followed by White Male (14.6%) and Black or African American Female (2.91%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

47%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Concordia University-Nebraska in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,047 students. The full-time enrollment at Concordia University-Nebraska is 1,431 and the part-time enrollment is 1,616. This means that 47% of students enrolled at Concordia University-Nebraska are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

72%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Concordia University-Nebraska was 72%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Concordia University-Nebraska had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,044 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    224 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    106 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Concordia University-Nebraska is 67.1% White, 7.35% Hispanic or Latino, 3.48% Two or More Races, 3.12% Asian, 2.56% Black or African American, 0.295% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0985% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 437 students (14.3%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 213 more women than men received degrees from Concordia University-Nebraska. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Concordia University-Nebraska is white (425 degrees awarded). There were 10.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (39 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Concordia University-Nebraska is Curriculum & Instruction (137 degrees awarded), followed by General Educational Leadership & Administration (40 degrees) and General Business (18 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Concordia University-Nebraska, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (31 degrees awarded), Education (341 degrees), and Physical Sciences (11 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Concordia University-Nebraska are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,600,617 people), Secondary school teachers (485,723 people), Education administrators (267,211 people), Other managers (189,395 people), and Special education teachers (188,391 people).

The most specialized majors at Concordia University-Nebraska in 2022 are Theology (31 degrees awarded), Education (341 degrees), Physical Sciences (11 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (25 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Concordia University-Nebraska are Surgeons, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Concordia University-Nebraska are Theology (31 degrees awarded), Education (341 degrees), Physical Sciences (11 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (25 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Concordia University-Nebraska are Elementary & secondary schools (2,823,016 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (391,506 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (296,639 people), Computer Systems Design (139,943 people), and Religious organizations (138,242 people).

The most specialized majors at Concordia University-Nebraska are Theology (31 degrees awarded), Education (341 degrees), Physical Sciences (11 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (25 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Concordia University-Nebraska.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 39 degrees awarded
  2. 30 degrees awarded
  3. 30 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Concordia University-Nebraska was General Business with 39 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

219
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
432
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 219 degrees were awarded to men at Concordia University-Nebraska, which is 0.507 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (432).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 43 degrees were awarded to men at Concordia University-Nebraska in General Business, which is 2.87 times more than the 15 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 116 degrees were awarded to men at Concordia University-Nebraska in Curriculum & Instruction, which is 5.52 times more than the 21 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

46%
100% Completion Time
63%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 46% of students graduating from Concordia University-Nebraska completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 63% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 63% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (71.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Concordia University-Nebraska is Female and White (71.4% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 8.47% of graduates (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    425 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    39 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    28 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Concordia University-Nebraska is white (425 degrees awarded). There were 10.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (39 degrees).

18.3% of degree recipients (119 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    267 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    158 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    23 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Concordia University-Nebraska is white female (267 degrees awarded). There were 1.69 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (158 degrees).

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Operations

Concordia University-Nebraska has an endowment valued at nearly $63.9M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−14.2%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Concordia University-Nebraska had a total salary expenditure of 40.1M. Concordia University-Nebraska employs 27 Professors, 18 Assistant professors and 16 Associate professors. Most academics at Concordia University-Nebraska are Male Professor (20), Male Assistant professor (9), and Female Assistant professor (9).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Concordia University-Nebraska are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 39 employees, Management, with 30 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 26 employees.

Endowment

$63.9M
2022 Endowment
6.03%
decline from 2021

Concordia University-Nebraska has an endowment valued at about $63.9M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Concordia University-Nebraska declined 6.03% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $17.3M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$14.4M
2022 Salaries
0.75%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Concordia University-Nebraska paid a median of $14.4M in salaries, which represents 35.8% of their overall expenditure ($40.1M) and a 0.75% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.9M
Instructional Salaries
63
Number of Employees

In 2022, Concordia University-Nebraska paid a total of $3.9M to 63 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
27 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
39 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Concordia University-Nebraska were Professor with 27 employees, Assistant professor with 18 employees, and Associate professor with 16 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Concordia University-Nebraska were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 39 employees, Management with 30 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 26 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Concordia University-Nebraska was Male Professor with 20 employees, Male Assistant professor with 9 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 9 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Concordia University-Nebraska.

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