Concordia St. Paul News

November 17, 2017

Golden Bear Student-Athletes Achieve Outstanding Academic Success Rate

For the second year in a row, Concordia St. Paul student-athletes have achieved a four year 92 percent Academic Success Rate and are one of 32 NCAA Division II institutions to earn the Presidents’ Award for Academic Excellence. This is the seventh year of the program.

Concordia’s 92 percent mark ranks second in the 16-member Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC), only slightly trailing the University of Sioux Falls (93 percent). Concordia’s 92 percent ASR ranks 21st in the country after ranking 17th of the 26 institutions honored a year ago.

Nationally, the ASR is 72 percent for Division II student-athletes who entered college from 2007 through 2010, an increase of 1 percentage point from the 2006-09 groups.

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