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Concordia University Portland

About Concordia University-Portland

Since its founding as a Lutheran school in 1905, Concordia University-Portland has offered an excellent collegiate education to students interested in both developing academically and preparing themselves for a life focused on integrity and justice. This private, non-profit school offers dozens of undergraduate and graduate degree options, with programs like accounting, biology, education, nursing, religion, social work, and law, with some programs available fully online!

Accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, students are not only part of a community full of numerous clubs, organizations, and various religious opportunities, they are also well-prepared for entering the workforce upon graduation. Through services in the Concordia Career Services like individualized career counseling, career assessments, and the Career Development Series of job search workshops, students are given every opportunity to feel confident about beginning their careers after their time as a student is completed!

'Concordia will provide you with the tools for critical thinking and it will provide you with opportunities to pursue and broaden your passions, but most importantly it provided me with the people I met in class--a welcoming community where discussion was enjoyed and memories and friendships were made.'

-David Lafore- Class of 2013

'Concordia exemplifies what's possible when engaging professors meet eager students. The quality of instruction, student to teacher ratio, and level of investment in the success of their students is simply unmatched by most liberal arts colleges.'

-Zeke Fetrow, Class of 2012

'Due to the many connections I have made through Concordia, opportunities continue to open up for me, and I am looking forward to whatever lies ahead!'

-Katie Ledington, Class of 2012

Accreditation Statement

Concordia University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, is affiliated with the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, and is a member of the Concordia University System.

Admission Requirements:

  • Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree or higher.

Why Concordia University-Portland?

Ample Financial Aid

Concordia University-Portland seeks to ensure all students are able to attend school without worrying about a great financial burden. About 98% of students receive financial aid, with incoming freshman receiving an average package of roughly $13,000.

Exciting Location

Due to the convenient proximity to the thriving Alberta Arts District, students Concordia University-Portland have easy access to countless cultural arts activities, which can help foster a deeper appreciation for diversity.

Student Satisfaction

Students at Concordia University-Portland appreciate the quality and value of their education, with 91% of students in 2016 reporting they were satisfied!

Devotion to Student Success

Student success is a priority at Concordia University-Portland, as is evident by the numerous academic resources available throughout campus. In addition to other offerings, students can visit the Writing Center to receive help in developing their writing skills (a crucial key to collegiate success), and can receive tutoring assistance through the Academic Resource Center.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

Students interested in attending Concordia University-Portland should have a high school diploma or equivalent.

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

Since every student is different, there isn't a "one size fits all" for school information. Start dates and tuition often vary between selected programs, and financial aid opportunities are unique to each student's circumstances. to get the most up-to-date and accurate information based on your selected program and circumstances.

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