Concordia College NY – Small School. BIG IMPACT.
Founded in 1881, Concordia College is a four-year community of learning where students pursue lives of passion, purpose, and service. Concordia sets you on the path to achievement in career and life, preparing you to use your individual gifts and talent to make a profound impact in the world. U.S. News & World Report ranks Concordia highly among North Regional Colleges, with a Top-20 overall ranking, a Best Value School, #3 in Ethnic and Economic Diversity, and #2 in Most International Students. At Concordia, students learn from each other and gain an expanded worldview that happens naturally from just being a part of the campus community. Academic Majors Concordia offers classroom-based, blended, and online academics. Engage in a comprehensive, interdisciplinary curriculum combined with real-world learning with programs in: Biology, Business, Criminal Justice, Education, English, Health Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies, New Media, Nursing, Psychology, Radiologic Technologies, Social Sciences, and Social Work. Concordia also offers master’s degree programs in Business Leadership, Childhood Education, Digital Marketing, Digital Media, International Education, and Special Education. Student Success A small school like Concordia gives you the personal attention and dedication to success that every student deserves. From the first day you set foot on campus through Graduation, the advisement you’ll receive will prove Concordia’s commitment to your achievement and help you to succeed. Advisors are friendly, knowledgeable and hard-working professionals who are selected specifically for YOU. Whether you’re the first in your family to attend college, a transfer student, a student-athlete, or an international student, you’ll be matched with the most resourceful guide and mentor as possible. The Center for Student Success offers support in all aspects of college life, starting with orientation and registration. A First-Year seminar is designed to help students navigate the college experience. Peer tutoring will give you academic support from students who have been in your shoes. The John Bahr Writing Center offers professional writers to help you hone your communications skills and tackle tough assignments. Vocational Planning lets you explore career opportunities, build a strong résumé, and land a great internship that will set you up for a successful career. Counselors from Concordia’s Wellness Center and a campus pastor are always available to support students who may struggle. Students and Faculty Concordia’s students come from 34 states and 31 countries worldwide. More than 75 percent of faculty hold the highest degrees in their field of study. The student-to-professor ratio is 13:1 with an average class size of 16 students. You’ll see 1-to-1 interactions between faculty and students throughout campus, in the dining halls, or the Campus Center. Financial Aid There’s a lot of reasons why U.S. News & World Report ranked Concordia as a Best Value School. Awards, merit scholarships, Lutheran grants and scholarships, need-based financial aid, and more make a Concordia education valuable and affordable. More than 90 percent of Concordia students receive financial aid. Student Experience Approximately 60 percent of students live on campus, forming an active, closely-knit community involved in all aspects of college life, student organizations, athletics, community outreach, and performance ensembles. From daily chapel to service events, spiritual life activities invite students to put faith into practice. The Student Experience Office sponsors activities to promote participation and fellowship and student-led clubs and organizations also host great events throughout the year. Athletics The Concordia Clippers are members of NCAA Division II and compete in men’s baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, and tennis; and women’s basketball, cross country, soccer, softball, tennis, and volleyball. Location A smart, fun, and safe place to attend college, Concordia’s beautiful campus is set in southern Westchester County and within walking distance to Bronxville, Tuckahoe, and Eastchester’s many shops and cafes. Being just a 25-minute train ride to New York City is a big advantage for students. A free bus shuttle service takes you into the heart of Manhattan where you can experience museums, broadway shows, good food, and shopping. Campus Visits Campus tours are offered at 11am, 1pm, and 2pm (Monday–Friday). Attend an Open House, Information Session, or arrange a personal campus visit and receive a $500 Campus Visit Scholarship* towards tuition upon enrollment. Visit concordia-ny.edu to learn more! *Applicable to traditional undergraduate programs only, applies one-time during the first year of attendance.