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Concordia University, Chicago is a private not-for-profit institution situated in River Forest, Illinois. The suburban atmosphere of River Forest makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

$28,074 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
79% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Concordia University, Chicago?


Contact details for Concordia University, Chicago are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 7400 Augusta, River Forest, IL 60305-1499
Phone: 708-771-8300

How Do I Get Into Concordia University, Chicago?

You can apply to Concordia University, Chicago online at:

Admission Requirements for Concordia University, Chicago

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations considered but not required
SAT or ACT Scores considered but not required
TOEFL recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into Concordia University, Chicago?

79% Acceptance Rate
55% Of Accepted Are Women
67% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at Concordia University, Chicago is 79%. This means that is not quite as selective as some schools, but you'll still need to submit a good application if you want to be considered by the admissions department.

Approximately 45% of accepted students are men and 55% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 77%, and the acceptance rate for women is 80%.

Average Test Scores

About 67% of students accepted to Concordia University, Chicago submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 490 and 590. Math scores were between 500 and 590.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Concordia University, Chicago  ( 490 to 590 )

SAT Math Scores for Concordia University, Chicago  ( 500 to 590 )
Concordia University, Chicago received ACT scores from 45% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 17 and 24. Math scores were between 17 and 25. Composite scores were between 19 and 25.

ACT English Scores for Concordia University, Chicago  ( 17 to 24 )
ACT Math Scores for Concordia University, Chicago  ( 17 to 25 )
ACT Composite Scores for Concordia University, Chicago  ( 19 to 25 )

Can I Afford Concordia University, Chicago?

$28,074 Net Price
74% Take Out Loans
5.1% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Concordia University, Chicago is $28,074. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Concordia University, Chicago, approximately 74% of students took out student loans averaging $6,410 a year. That adds up to $25,640 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Concordia University, Chicago is 5.1%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Concordia University, Chicago Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,284 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
53% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,538 undergraduate students at Concordia University, Chicago, with 1,284 being full-time and 254 being part-time.


There are also 4,953 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,284 full-time undergraduates at Concordia University, Chicago, 44% are male and 56% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Concordia University, Chicago students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 31
Black or African American 164
Hispanic or Latino 438
White 591
International Students 9
Other Races/Ethnicities 51

Geographic Diversity

Illinois students aren't the only ones who study at Concordia University, Chicago. At this time, 23 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 39 countries are represented at Concordia University, Chicago. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, Saudi Arabia, and China.

Online Learning at Concordia University, Chicago

5,010 Took All Classes Online
5,642 Took At Least One Class Online
27.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 5,642 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Concordia University, Chicago has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Concordia University, Chicago

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Concordia University, Chicago was 27.2%. This is the #451 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Concordia University, Chicago regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Concordia University, Chicago Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Registered Nursing 0


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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