Concordia University, located in Moorhead, Minnesota, was founded in 1891. The school was established to assist in the development and maintenance of Norwegian culture among settlers who had come to the area ten years prior. The school was established with a Lutheran foundation, and is part of the University of Concordia System, a collection of ten schools that operate independently but share information and resources as well as the Concordia name. The school has grown since its establishment, but maintains its religious background and dedication to providing students to a quality education.
Concordia offers over 60 programs of study to ensure that enrolled students will pursue an education that meets their interests. These programs result in a four year degree and may be augmented through the addition of a minor. Additionally, study abroad programs and internships are available to broaden one's experience. The school boasts a 13 to 1 student to teacher ratio, allowing for a more personalized academic experience.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Students interested in enrollment at Concordia University may complete their admissions application online. Students must also submit transcripts, standardized test scores and at least two letters of recommendation. Once received in full, the material provided will be reviewed and a decision will be made regarding admissions. Once a final decision is rendered, it will be sent to the student as soon as possible.
Financial aid is available in the form of scholarships, loans, grants, and work study programs. Financial aid is distributed based on need, with those of lower incomes being given more to assist with tuition and expenses.Students must provide the school with financial information which will be used to determine eligibility and awards. The financial aid office also assists in the application process and may be visited or contacted for additional assistance.
Admission Requirements & Details
The information regarding admissions below may provide a better idea of the applicants Concordia College at Moorhead accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
The total student enrollment at Concordia College at Moorhead is about 2,200. The student body is made up of 99% undergraduate students and 24% graduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition is estimated to be around $39,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
- The estimated tuition for part time students is around $1,400 to $1,700 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||100%||$20,931|
|Receiving Student Loans||74%||$9,699|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and alumni, Concordia College at Moorhead may provide services like:
- Distance learning
- Counseling assistance
- Work study style employment
- Helping students find work after graduation
- Day care for children
Concordia College at Moorhead has a high graduation rate when compared to similar schools nearby.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||62%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||9%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||0.2%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Dietetics Program
- Music Program
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
- Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
Concordia College at Moorhead is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Minnesota Intercollegiate Ath Conf)
- Basketball (Minnesota Intercollegiate Ath Conf)
- Football (Minnesota Intercollegiate Ath Conf)
- Ice Hockey
- Swimming and Diving
- Track and Field, Indoor
- Track and Field, Outdoor
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Concordia College at Moorhead by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Visual and Performing Arts
Other 4-Year Private Colleges
The list of schools below have been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Concordia College at Moorhead.
- Minnesota State University - Moorhead in Moorhead, MN (0.2 miles away)
- Mayville State University in Mayville, ND (51 miles away)
- Valley City State University in Valley City, ND (58 miles away)
- University of Minnesota - Morris in Morris, MN (94 miles away)
- Bemidji State University in Bemidji, MN (99 miles away)
See a list of all the colleges and universities by clicking on one of the links below:
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- See other Christian and Bible Colleges in Minnesota
Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Concordia College at Moorhead for official up-to-date information.