Concordia University-Saint Paul

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$22,800
2.36% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$18,757
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
5.71%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
98.1%
1,323 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
5,137
70.8% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
59.4%
107 Graduates

About

Concordia University-Saint Paul is a higher education institution located in Ramsey County, MN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Concordia University-Saint Paul were General Business Administration & Management (148 degrees awarded), Kinesiology & Exercise Science (87 degrees), and Nursing Practice (63 degrees).

In 2019, 1,608 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Concordia University-Saint Paul. 66.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,230 degrees), 9.76 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (126 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Concordia University-Saint Paul is $22,800, which is $774 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Concordia University-Saint Paul is $22,800, which is $774 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,757.

In 2019, 71% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 58% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$22,800
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Concordia University-Saint Paul was $22,800. The cost of tuition at Concordia University-Saint Paul is $774 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$18,757
2019 Value
0.893%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Concordia University-Saint Paul had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,757. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Concordia University-Saint Paul grew by 0.893%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,000
Room and Board
$2,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Concordia University-Saint Paul was of $9,000 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of room and board increased by 2.86% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

71%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
58%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

71% of undergraduate students at Concordia University-Saint Paul received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2018, when 71% 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.
5.71%
2017 Default Rate
84
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Concordia University-Saint Paul was 5.71%, which represents 84 out of the 1471 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-Saint Paul received 1,323 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 46.8% annual growth. Out of those 1,323 applicants, 1,298 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 98.1% acceptance rate.

There were 5,137 students enrolled at Concordia University-Saint Paul in 2019, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Concordia University-Saint Paul has an overall enrollment yield of 27%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

98.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
1,298
Accepted Out of 1,323

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Concordia University-Saint Paul was 98.1% (1,298 admissions from 1,323 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 96.9%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 46.8%, while admissions grew by 48.7%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Concordia University-Saint Paul in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Concordia University-Saint Paul has a total enrollment of 5,137 students. The full-time enrollment at Concordia University-Saint Paul is 3,636 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,501. This means that 70.8% of students enrolled at Concordia University-Saint Paul are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Concordia University-Saint Paul, both undergraduate and graduate, is 63.3% White, 10.6% Black or African American, 7.92% Asian, 5.04% Hispanic or Latino, 3.33% Two or More Races, 0.448% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.234% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Concordia University-Saint Paul in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (32.9%), followed by White Male (21.7%) and Asian Female (8.62%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (53.4%), followed by White Male (19.2%) and Black or African American Female (4.92%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

70.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Concordia University-Saint Paul, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,137 students. The full-time enrollment at Concordia University-Saint Paul is 3,636 and the part-time enrollment is 1,501. This means that 70.8% of students enrolled at Concordia University-Saint Paul are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%
2019 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-Saint Paul was 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), Concordia University-Saint Paul had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,254
  2. Black or African American
    544
  3. Asian
    407

The enrolled student population at Concordia University-Saint Paul is 63.3% White, 10.6% Black or African American, 7.92% Asian, 5.04% Hispanic or Latino, 3.33% Two or More Races, 0.448% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.234% 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 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% 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, 268 students (5.22%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 520 more women than men received degrees from Concordia University-Saint Paul. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Concordia University-Saint Paul is white (1,230 degrees awarded). There were 9.76 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (126 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Concordia University-Saint Paul is General Business Administration & Management (148 degrees awarded), followed by Kinesiology & Exercise Science (87 degrees) and Nursing Practice (63 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Concordia University-Saint Paul, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (169 degrees awarded), Education (547 degrees), and Human Sciences (61 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-Saint Paul are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,621,884 people), Accountants & auditors (1,006,467 people), Other managers (778,113 people), Secondary school teachers (564,176 people), and Financial managers (507,589 people).

The most specialized majors at Concordia University-Saint Paul are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (169 degrees awarded), Education (547 degrees), Human Sciences (61 degrees), Business (431 degrees), and Protective Services (46 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-Saint Paul are Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, Actuaries, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Concordia University-Saint Paul are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (169 degrees awarded), Education (547 degrees), Human Sciences (61 degrees), Business (431 degrees), and Protective Services (46 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-Saint Paul are Elementary & secondary schools (3,188,937 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (547,831 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (517,631 people), Banking & related activities (510,736 people), and Computer Systems Design (500,716 people).

The most specialized majors at Concordia University-Saint Paul are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (169 degrees awarded), Education (547 degrees), Human Sciences (61 degrees), Business (431 degrees), and Protective Services (46 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-Saint Paul.
Most Common
  1. 148 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 87 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 63 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Concordia University-Saint Paul was General Business Administration & Management with 148 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

544
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
1,064
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 544 degrees were awarded to men at Concordia University-Saint Paul, which is 0.511 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,064).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 124 degrees were awarded to men at Concordia University-Saint Paul in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.861 times less than the 144 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 144 degrees were awarded to women at Concordia University-Saint Paul in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.16 times more than the 124 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

40%
100% Completion Time
55%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 40% of students graduating from Concordia University-Saint Paul completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 55% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 57% 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.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (80%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Concordia University-Saint Paul is Female and Two or More Races (80% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,230 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    126 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    73 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Concordia University-Saint Paul is white (1,230 degrees awarded). There were 9.76 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (126 degrees).

2.18% of degree recipients (35 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    849 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    381 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    71 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Concordia University-Saint Paul is white female (849 degrees awarded). There were 2.23 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (381 degrees).

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Operations

Concordia University-Saint Paul has an endowment valued at nearly $34.9M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.43M (4.09%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, Concordia University-Saint Paul had a total salary expenditure of $58.7M. Concordia University-Saint Paul employs 24 Professors, 22 Assistant professors, and 17 Associate professors. Most academics at Concordia University-Saint Paul are Female Assistant professors (13), Male Professors(12), and Female Professors (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Concordia University-Saint Paul are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 46 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 34 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 29 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$34.9M
2019 Endowment
6.67%
growth from 2018

Concordia University-Saint Paul has an endowment valued at about $34.9M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Concordia University-Saint Paul grew 6.67% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.57M lower 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. $2.03M - Federal
  2. $1.44M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Concordia University-Saint Paul received $2.03M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.44M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$24M
2019 Salaries
0.129%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Concordia University-Saint Paul paid a median of $24M in salaries, which represents 40.9% of their overall expenditure ($58.7M) and a 0.129% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.09% growth from 2017 and a 7.87% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.4M
Instructional Salaries
86
Number of Employees

In 2019, Concordia University-Saint Paul paid a total of $6.4M to 86 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Concordia University-Saint Paul were Professor with 24 employees; Assistant professor with 22 employees; and Assistant professor with 17 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Concordia University-Saint Paul were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 46 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 34 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 29 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Concordia University-Saint Paul was Female Assistant professor with 13 employees, Male Professor with 12 employees, and Female Professor with 12 employees.

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

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