Concordia University-Saint Paul

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$21,750

2.35% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$19,714

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

5.9%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

54.9%

1,500 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

4,817

66.3% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

55.3%

109 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 (101 degrees awarded), Kinesiology & Exercise Science (84 degrees), and General Psychology (46 degrees).

In 2017, 1,575 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Concordia University-Saint Paul. 67.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,184 degrees), 10.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (115 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Concordia University-Saint Paul is $21,750, which is $1,017 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Concordia University-Saint Paul is $21,750, which is $1,017 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 $19,714.

In 2017, 66% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 60% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$21,750

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Concordia University-Saint Paul was $21,750. The cost of tuition at Concordia University-Saint Paul is $1,017 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$19,714

2017 Value

1.1%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Concordia University-Saint Paul had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,714. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Concordia University-Saint Paul grew by 1.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,500

Room and Board

$2,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Concordia University-Saint Paul was of $8,500 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of room and board increased by 2.41% 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

60%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

66% of undergraduate students at Concordia University-Saint Paul received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.54% with respect to 2016, when 65% 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.

5.9%

2016 Default Rate

85

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Concordia University-Saint Paul was 5.9%, which represents 85 out of the 1440 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 1,500 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 8.81% annual decline. Out of those 1,500 applicants, 823 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 54.9% acceptance rate.

There were 4,817 students enrolled at Concordia University-Saint Paul in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Concordia University-Saint Paul has an overall enrollment yield of 29.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

54.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

823

Accepted Out of 1,500

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Concordia University-Saint Paul was 54.9% (823 admissions from 1,500 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 57.3%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -8.81%, while admissions declined by -12.6%.

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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 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Concordia University-Saint Paul has a total enrollment of 4,817 students. The full-time enrollment at Concordia University-Saint Paul is 3,196 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,621. This means that 66.3% 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 67.7% White, 9.86% Black or African American, 6.64% Asian, 3.57% Hispanic or Latino, 3.18% Two or More Races, 0.415% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.228% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Concordia University-Saint Paul in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (34.7%), followed by White Male (24.8%) and Black or African American Male (7.55%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (53.3%), followed by White Male (23%) and Black or African American Female (4.16%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

66.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Concordia University-Saint Paul, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,817 students. The full-time enrollment at Concordia University-Saint Paul is 3,196 and the part-time enrollment is 1,621. This means that 66.3% of students enrolled at Concordia University-Saint Paul are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%

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-Saint Paul was 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), 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

    3,262

  2. Black or African American

    475

  3. Asian

    320

The enrolled student population at Concordia University-Saint Paul is 67.7% White, 9.86% Black or African American, 6.64% Asian, 3.57% Hispanic or Latino, 3.18% Two or More Races, 0.415% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.228% 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, 251 students (5.21%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 565 more women than men received degrees from Concordia University-Saint Paul. The majority of degree recipients at Concordia University-Saint Paul are white (1,184 degrees awarded). There were 10.3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (115 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Concordia University-Saint Paul is General Business Administration & Management (101 degrees awarded), followed by Kinesiology & Exercise Science (84 degrees) and General Psychology (46 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 (151 degrees awarded), Education (594 degrees), and Human Sciences (50 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 (2,075,976 people), Accountants & auditors (1,109,937 people), Other managers (662,362 people), Financial managers (433,599 people), and Education administrators (340,119 people).

The most specialized majors at Concordia University-Saint Paul are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (151 degrees awarded), Education (594 degrees), Human Sciences (50 degrees), Business (357 degrees), and Theology (12 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, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Physicians, Dentists, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Concordia University-Saint Paul are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (151 degrees awarded), Education (594 degrees), Human Sciences (50 degrees), Business (357 degrees), and Theology (12 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 (3,152,004 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (516,243 people), Banking & related activities (506,243 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (436,983 people), and Computer Systems Design (428,534 people).

The most specialized majors at Concordia University-Saint Paul are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (151 degrees awarded), Education (594 degrees), Human Sciences (50 degrees), Business (357 degrees), and Theology (12 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. 101 degrees awarded

  2. 84 degrees awarded

  3. 46 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Concordia University-Saint Paul was General Business Administration & Management with 101 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 505

  2. 1,070

In 2017, 505 degrees were awarded to men at Concordia University-Saint Paul, which is 0.472 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,070).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 82 degrees were awarded to men at Concordia University-Saint Paul in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.732 times less than the 112 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 112 degrees were awarded to women at Concordia University-Saint Paul in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.37 times more than the 82 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

31%

100% Completion Time

46%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 31% 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, 46% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 48% 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.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Concordia University-Saint Paul is Female and White (66.7% 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, 0.917% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,184 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    115 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    66 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Concordia University-Saint Paul is white (1,184 degrees awarded). There were 10.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (115 degrees).

3.94% of degree recipients (62 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    828 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    356 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 (828 degrees awarded). There were 2.33 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (356 degrees).

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Operations

Concordia University-Saint Paul has an endowment valued at nearly $30.9M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.45M (7.93%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Concordia University-Saint Paul had a total salary expenditure of $54.9M. Concordia University-Saint Paul employs 42 No academic ranks, 19 Professors, and 19 Associate professors. Most academics at Concordia University-Saint Paul are Female No academic ranks (27), Male No academic ranks(15), and Female Associate professors (13).

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 48 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 36 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 34 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$30.9M

2017 Endowment

7.98%

growth from 2016

Concordia University-Saint Paul has an endowment valued at about $30.9M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Concordia University-Saint Paul grew 7.98% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.28M 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. $1.1M - Federal

  2. $1.36M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Concordia University-Saint Paul received $1.1M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.36M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$22.6M

2017 Salaries

7.87%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Concordia University-Saint Paul paid a median of $22.6M in salaries, which represents 41.3% of their overall expenditure ($54.9M) and a 7.87% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.07% growth from 2015 and a 2.83% 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

$5.98M

Instructional Salaries

108

Number of Employees

In 2017, Concordia University-Saint Paul paid a total of $5.98M to 108 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.4% 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

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

42 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

48 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Concordia University-Saint Paul were No academic rank with 42 employees; Professor with 19 employees; and Professor with 19 employees.

In 2017, 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 48 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 36 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 34 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female No academic rank

  2. Male No academic rank

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Concordia University-Saint Paul was Female No academic rank with 27 employees, Male No academic rank with 15 employees, and Female Associate professor with 13 employees.

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

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