Concordia University-Nebraska

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$30,400

9.04% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$20,250

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

5.18%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

75%

1,537 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

2,520

77.3% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

66.2%

208 Graduates

About

Concordia University-Nebraska is a higher education institution located in Seward County, NE. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Concordia University-Nebraska were General Business (32 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (28 degrees), and General Psychology (21 degrees).

In 2017, 724 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Concordia University-Nebraska. 70.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 29.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (423 degrees), 2.18 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (194 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Concordia University-Nebraska is $30,400, which is $9,667 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Concordia University-Nebraska is $30,400, which is $9,667 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,250.

In 2017, 66% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 45% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$30,400

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Concordia University-Nebraska was $30,400. The cost of tuition at Concordia University-Nebraska is $9,667 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$20,250

2017 Value

4.73%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Concordia University-Nebraska had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,250. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Concordia University-Nebraska grew by 4.73%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,800

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Concordia University-Nebraska was of $7,800 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 7.44% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

66%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

45%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

66% of undergraduate students at Concordia University-Nebraska received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 18.5% with respect to 2016, when 81% 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.

5.18%

2016 Default Rate

40

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Concordia University-Nebraska was 5.18%, which represents 40 out of the 772 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Concordia University-Nebraska received 1,537 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 10.1% annual growth. Out of those 1,537 applicants, 1,152 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 75% acceptance rate.

There were 2,520 students enrolled at Concordia University-Nebraska in 2017, and 22% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Concordia University-Nebraska has an overall enrollment yield of 30.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

75%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

1,152

Accepted Out of 1,537

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Concordia University-Nebraska was 75% (1,152 admissions from 1,537 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 73.3%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 10.1%, while admissions grew by 12.6%.

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SAT Scores

22%

Submission Percentage

75

Scores Submitted

22% of enrolled first-time students at Concordia University-Nebraska in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Concordia University-Nebraska has a total enrollment of 2,520 students. The full-time enrollment at Concordia University-Nebraska is 1,949 students and the part-time enrollment is 571. This means that 77.3% of students enrolled at Concordia University-Nebraska are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Concordia University-Nebraska, both undergraduate and graduate, is 70.5% White, 7.1% Black or African American, 5.99% Hispanic or Latino, 1.43% Asian, 1.39% Two or More Races, 0.397% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.357% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Concordia University-Nebraska in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (43.9%), followed by White Male (33.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (4.22%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (41.1%), followed by White Male (15.2%) and Black or African American Female (11.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

77.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Concordia University-Nebraska, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,520 students. The full-time enrollment at Concordia University-Nebraska is 1,949 and the part-time enrollment is 571. This means that 77.3% of students enrolled at Concordia University-Nebraska are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%

2017 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 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Concordia University-Nebraska had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,777

  2. Black or African American

    179

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    151

The enrolled student population at Concordia University-Nebraska is 70.5% White, 7.1% Black or African American, 5.99% Hispanic or Latino, 1.43% Asian, 1.39% Two or More Races, 0.397% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.357% 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 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 265 students (10.5%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 292 more women than men received degrees from Concordia University-Nebraska. The majority of degree recipients at Concordia University-Nebraska are white (423 degrees awarded). There were 2.18 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (194 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Concordia University-Nebraska is General Business (32 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (28 degrees) and General Psychology (21 degrees).

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 Education (362 degrees awarded), Theology (37 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (31 degrees).

Workforce

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 (1,931,077 people), Secondary school teachers (312,581 people), Education administrators (262,258 people), Other managers (124,595 people), and Special education teachers (118,426 people).

The most specialized majors at Concordia University-Nebraska are Education (362 degrees awarded), Theology (37 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (31 degrees), Human Sciences (23 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (34 degrees).

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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, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Concordia University-Nebraska are Education (362 degrees awarded), Theology (37 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (31 degrees), Human Sciences (23 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (34 degrees).

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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 (2,826,793 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (267,071 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (235,830 people), Religious organizations (142,044 people), and Child day care services (117,987 people).

The most specialized majors at Concordia University-Nebraska are Education (362 degrees awarded), Theology (37 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (31 degrees), Human Sciences (23 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (34 degrees).

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Degrees

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

  1. 32 degrees awarded

  2. 28 degrees awarded

  3. 21 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Concordia University-Nebraska was General Business with 32 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 216

  2. 508

In 2017, 216 degrees were awarded to men at Concordia University-Nebraska, which is 0.425 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (508).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 48 degrees were awarded to men at Concordia University-Nebraska in General Business, which is 1.37 times more than the 35 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 71 degrees were awarded to women at Concordia University-Nebraska in Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language Instructor, which is 8.88 times more than the 8 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

41%

100% Completion Time

59%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 41% of students graduating from Concordia University-Nebraska completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 59% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 59% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Concordia University-Nebraska is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 6.25% of graduates (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    423 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    194 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    50 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Concordia University-Nebraska is white (423 degrees awarded). There were 2.18 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (194 degrees).

26.8% of degree recipients (194 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    294 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    129 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    31 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Concordia University-Nebraska is white female (294 degrees awarded). There were 2.28 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (129 degrees).

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Operations

Concordia University-Nebraska has an endowment valued at nearly $51.1M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $4.81M (9.42%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Concordia University-Nebraska had a total salary expenditure of $40.2M. Concordia University-Nebraska employs 28 Assistant professors, 19 Professors, and 12 Associate professors. Most academics at Concordia University-Nebraska are Male Assistant professors (17), Male Professors(16), and Female Assistant professors (11).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Concordia University-Nebraska are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 33 employees, Management, with 32 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 22 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$51.1M

2017 Endowment

14.3%

growth from 2016

Concordia University-Nebraska has an endowment valued at about $51.1M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Concordia University-Nebraska grew 14.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $18M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $346k - Federal

  2. $167k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Concordia University-Nebraska received $346k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $167k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$13.7M

2017 Salaries

3.39%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Concordia University-Nebraska paid a median of $13.7M in salaries, which represents 34.1% of their overall expenditure ($40.2M) and a 3.39% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.23% growth from 2015 and a 5.66% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.49M

Instructional Salaries

60

Number of Employees

In 2017, Concordia University-Nebraska paid a total of $3.49M to 60 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

28 Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

33 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Concordia University-Nebraska were Assistant professor with 28 employees; Professor with 19 employees; and Professor with 12 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Concordia University-Nebraska were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 33 employees; Management with 32 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 22 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Assistant professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Concordia University-Nebraska was Male Assistant professor with 17 employees, Male Professor with 16 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 11 employees.

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

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