Concordia University-Portland

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$31,580
3.51% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$19,042
After Financial Aid
2016 Default Rate
6.46%
on Student Loans
2019 Enrolled Students
5,669
80.6% Full-Time

About

Concordia University-Portland is a higher education institution located in Multnomah County, OR. In 2019, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Concordia University-Portland were Curriculum & Instruction (1,140 degrees awarded), Elementary Education & Teaching (167 degrees), and General Educational Leadership & Administration (162 degrees).

In 2019, 2,283 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Concordia University-Portland. 79.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 20.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,435 degrees), 5.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (276 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Concordia University-Portland is $31,580, which is $16,639 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2019, the median undergraduate tuition at Concordia University-Portland is $31,580

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,042.

In 2019, 83% of undergraduate students attending Concordia University-Portland received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 63% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$31,580
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Concordia University-Portland was $31,580.

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Average Net Price

$19,042
2019 Value
6.94%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Concordia University-Portland had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,042. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Concordia University-Portland grew by 6.94%.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

83%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
63%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

83% of undergraduate students at Concordia University-Portland received financial aid through grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 5.68% with respect to 2018, when 88% 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.
6.46%
2016 Default Rate
341
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Concordia University-Portland was 6.46%, which represents 341 out of the 5275 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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Enrollment

Concordia University-Portland had a total enrollment of 5,669 students in 2019. The full-time enrollment at Concordia University-Portland is 4,571 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,098. This means that 80.6% of students enrolled at Concordia University-Portland are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Concordia University-Portland, both undergraduate and graduate, is 58.7% White, 14.3% Black or African American, 7.85% Hispanic or Latino, 4.13% Asian, 3.72% Two or More Races, 0.988% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.988% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Concordia University-Portland in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (44.4%), followed by White Male (15.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.76%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (48.9%), followed by Black or African American Female (13.5%) and White Male (12.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

80.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Concordia University-Portland in 2019, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,669 students. The full-time enrollment at Concordia University-Portland is 4,571 and the part-time enrollment is 1,098. This means that 80.6% of students enrolled at Concordia University-Portland are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%
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-Portland was 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Concordia University-Portland had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2019)
  1. White
    3,327 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    809 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    445 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Concordia University-Portland is 58.7% White, 14.3% Black or African American, 7.85% Hispanic or Latino, 4.13% Asian, 3.72% Two or More Races, 0.988% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.988% 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 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% 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, 501 students (8.84%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 1,331 more women than men received degrees from Concordia University-Portland. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Concordia University-Portland is white (1,435 degrees awarded). There were 5.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (276 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Concordia University-Portland is Curriculum & Instruction (1,140 degrees awarded), followed by Elementary Education & Teaching (167 degrees) and General Educational Leadership & Administration (162 degrees).

In 2019,  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 (1,822 degrees awarded), Legal (41 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (28 degrees).

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 (2,639,335 people), Other managers (2,238,430 people), Registered nurses (1,850,364 people), Software developers (1,446,628 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,374,574 people).

The most specialized majors at Concordia University-Portland in 2019 are Education (1,822 degrees awarded), Legal (41 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (28 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (30 degrees), and Psychology (33 degrees) (as of 2019).

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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-Portland are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Concordia University-Portland are Education (1,822 degrees awarded), Legal (41 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (28 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (30 degrees), and Psychology (33 degrees) (as of 2019).

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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 (5,586,329 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,275,256 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,452,532 people), Computer Systems Design (2,343,824 people), and Construction (1,303,670 people).

The most specialized majors at Concordia University-Portland are Education (1,822 degrees awarded), Legal (41 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (28 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (30 degrees), and Psychology (33 degrees) (as of 2019).

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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.
Most Common (2019)
  1. 1,140 degrees awarded
  2. 167 degrees awarded
  3. 162 degrees awarded

In 2019, the most common masters degree concentration at Concordia University-Portland was Curriculum & Instruction with 1,140 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

476
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
1,807
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 476 degrees were awarded to men at Concordia University-Portland, which is 0.263 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,807).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 133 degrees were awarded to men at Concordia University-Portland in Curriculum & Instruction, which is 0.132 times less than the 1007 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 1007 degrees were awarded to men at Concordia University-Portland in Curriculum & Instruction, which is 7.57 times more than the 133 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (62.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2019 at Concordia University-Portland is Female and Two or More Races (62.5% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2019)
  1. White
    1,435 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    276 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    102 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Concordia University-Portland is white (1,435 degrees awarded). There were 5.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (276 degrees).

11.8% of degree recipients (270 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2019)
  1. White Female
    1,152 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    283 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    237 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Concordia University-Portland is white female (1,152 degrees awarded). There were 4.07 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (283 degrees).

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Operations

Concordia University-Portland employs 24 Professors, 24 Associate professors and 18 Assistant professors. Most academics at Concordia University-Portland are Male Professor (15), Male Associate professor (12), and Female Associate professor (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Concordia University-Portland are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 71 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 58 employees, and Management with 44 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$31M
2019 Salaries
3.25%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Concordia University-Portland paid a median of $31M in salaries, a 3.25% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.54M
Instructional Salaries
74
Number of Employees

In 2019, Concordia University-Portland paid a total of $5.54M to 74 employees working as instructors, which represents 17.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
24 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
71 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Concordia University-Portland were Professor with 24 employees, Associate professor with 24 employees, and Assistant professor with 18 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Concordia University-Portland were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 71 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 58 employees, and Management with 44 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2019)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Concordia University-Portland was Male Professor with 15 employees, Male Associate professor with 12 employees, and Female Associate professor with 12 employees.

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

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