Concordia University-Portland

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$28,740

3.01% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$22,518

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

5.81%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

54.8%

2,131 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

5,455

83.3% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

43.9%

98 Graduates

About

Concordia University-Portland is a higher education institution located in Multnomah County, OR. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Concordia University-Portland were Registered Nursing (36 degrees awarded), Health Care Administration & Management (34 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (33 degrees).

In 2016, 3,774 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Concordia University-Portland. 78.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 21.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were unknown (1,734 degrees), 1.37 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1265 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Concordia University-Portland is $28,740, which is $14,769 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Concordia University-Portland is $28,740, which is $14,769 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,518.

In 2016, 93% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 64% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$28,740

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Concordia University-Portland was $28,740. The cost of tuition at Concordia University-Portland is $14,769 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

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Average Net Price

$22,518

2016 Value

5.44%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Concordia University-Portland had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,518. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Concordia University-Portland grew by 5.44%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,010

Room and Board

$900

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Concordia University-Portland was of $8,010 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $900. The cost of room and board increased by 5.67% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

93%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

64%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

93% of undergraduate students at Concordia University-Portland received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 7% with respect to 2015, when 100% 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.

5.81%

2015 Default Rate

267

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Concordia University-Portland was 5.81%, which represents 267 out of the 4596 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-Portland received 2,131 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 8.78% annual decline. Out of those 2,131 applicants, 1,167 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 54.8% acceptance rate.

There were 5,455 students enrolled at Concordia University-Portland in 2016, and 65% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Concordia University-Portland has an overall enrollment yield of 19.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

54.8%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

1,167

Accepted Out of 2,131

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Concordia University-Portland was 54.8% (1,167 admissions from 2,131 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 50.6%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -8.78%, while admissions declined by -1.19%.

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SAT Scores

65%

Submission Percentage

149

Scores Submitted

65% of enrolled first-time students at Concordia University-Portland in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Concordia University-Portland has a total enrollment of 5,455 students. The full-time enrollment at Concordia University-Portland is 4,545 students and the part-time enrollment is 910. This means that 83.3% of students enrolled at Concordia University-Portland are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Concordia University-Portland, both undergraduate and graduate, is 49.4% White, 16% Black or African American, 5.81% Hispanic or Latino, 3.26% Two or More Races, 2.68% Asian, 1.06% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.733% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Concordia University-Portland in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (40.2%), followed by White Male (20.9%) and Two or More Races Female (6.58%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (34.4%), followed by Black or African American Female (13.9%) and White Male (12%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

83.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Concordia University-Portland, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,455 students. The full-time enrollment at Concordia University-Portland is 4,545 and the part-time enrollment is 910. This means that 83.3% of students enrolled at Concordia University-Portland are enrolled full-time compared with 70.8% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

72%

2016 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-Portland was 72%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Concordia University-Portland had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,695

  2. Black or African American

    875

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    317

The enrolled student population at Concordia University-Portland is 49.4% White, 16% Black or African American, 5.81% Hispanic or Latino, 3.26% Two or More Races, 2.68% Asian, 1.06% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.733% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 45.5% White, 15.4% Black or African American, and 15.3% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 1,097 students (20.1%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 2156 more women than men received degrees from Concordia University-Portland. The majority of degree recipients at Concordia University-Portland are unknown (1,734 degrees awarded). There were 1.37 times more unknown graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1265 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Concordia University-Portland is Registered Nursing (36 degrees awarded), followed by Health Care Administration & Management (34 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (33 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Concordia University-Portland, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (3,411 degrees awarded), Legal (40 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (42 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-Portland are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,027,235 people), Accountants & auditors (1,095,876 people), Miscellaneous managers (763,985 people), Financial managers (429,335 people), and Secondary school teachers (339,305 people).

The most specialized majors at Concordia University-Portland are Education (3,411 degrees awarded), Legal (40 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (42 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (29 degrees), and Business (128 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Concordia University-Portland are Public relations specialists, Physicians & surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, and Financial analysts

The most specialized majors at Concordia University-Portland are Education (3,411 degrees awarded), Legal (40 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (42 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (29 degrees), and Business (128 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-Portland are Elementary & secondary schools (3,132,805 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (576,693 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (497,976 people), Banking & related activities (495,562 people), and Hospitals (481,435 people).

The most specialized majors at Concordia University-Portland are Education (3,411 degrees awarded), Legal (40 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (42 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (29 degrees), and Business (128 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-Portland.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Concordia University-Portland was Registered Nursing with 36 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 809

  2. 2,965

In 2016, 809 degrees were awarded to men at Concordia University-Portland, which is 0.273 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,965).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 387 degrees were awarded to men at Concordia University-Portland in Curriculum & Instruction, which is 0.202 times less than the 1918 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 1918 degrees were awarded to women at Concordia University-Portland in Curriculum & Instruction, which is 4.96 times more than the 387 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

31%

100% Completion Time

54%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 31% of students graduating from Concordia University-Portland completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 54% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 56% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Two or More Races Female

Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Concordia University-Portland is Female and Two or More Races (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 6.12% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Unknown

    1,734 degrees awarded

  2. White

    1,265 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    385 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Concordia University-Portland is unknown (1,734 degrees awarded). There were 1.37 times more unknown recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1265 degrees).

45.9% of degree recipients (1,734 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    954 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    311 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    306 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Concordia University-Portland is white female (954 degrees awarded). There were 3.07 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (311 degrees).

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Operations

Concordia University-Portland has an endowment valued at nearly $7.77M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $64.7k (0.833%), compared to the 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2015, Concordia University-Portland had a total expenditure of $163M. Of that $163M, they spent $30.7M on salaries and $163M on benefits.

Concordia University-Portland employs 30 Professors, 27 Associate professors, and 20 Assistant professors. Most academics at Concordia University-Portland are Male Professors (15), Female Professors(15), and Male Associate professors (14).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Concordia University-Portland are: Office and Administrative Support, with 78 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 73 employees, and Management with 53 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$7.77M

2015 Endowment

1.7%

growth from 2014

Concordia University-Portland has an endowment valued at about $7.77M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Concordia University-Portland grew 1.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.81M lower than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Concordia University-Portland received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$30.7M

Salary Expenditure

$163M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Concordia University-Portland had a total expenditure of $163M. Of that $163M, they spent $30.7M on salaries and $163M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Concordia University-Portland as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$30.7M

2015 Salaries

35.4%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Concordia University-Portland paid a median of $30.7M in salaries, which represents 18.9% of their overall expenditure ($163M) and a 35.4% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 10.3% growth from 2013 and a 34.6% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.52M (38.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.54M

Instructional Salaries

76

Number of Employees

In 2015, Concordia University-Portland paid a total of $5.54M to 76 employees working as instructors, which represents 18% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $639k (25.3%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

30 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

78 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Concordia University-Portland were Professor with 30 employees; Associate professor with 27 employees; and Associate professor with 20 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Concordia University-Portland were Office and Administrative Support with 78 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 73 employees; and Management with 53 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Concordia University-Portland was Male Professor with 15 employees, Female Professor with 15 employees, and Male Associate professor with 14 employees.

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

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