Concordia College

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1712 Broad Street

Selma, AL 36701

Phone: (334) 874-5700
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Concordia College is a private institution that was founded in 1922. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 611, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 60 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its tuition and fees are $8,190 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Concordia College Alabama is a liberal arts college located in Selma, Alabama. Its mission is "to prepare students through a Christ-centered education for lives of responsible service in the church, community and world." Concordia College Alabama is one of the ten post-secondary institutions in the Concordia University System of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod and the only one that is a historically black college or university (HBCU).

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School type private, coed college
Year founded 1922
Religious affiliation Lutheran
Academic calendar semester
Setting city
2012 Endowment $4,155,743


When applying to Concordia College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 15. The application fee at Concordia College is $10. It has an an acceptance rate of 32.6 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity N/A
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 32.6%
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by August 15

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Concordia College is 19:1, and the school has 36.6 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Concordia College include: Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies; Business Administration and Management, General; and Elementary Education and Teaching. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 38.7 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 19:1
4-year graduation rate 3%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 57%
Business Administration and Management, General 31%
Elementary Education and Teaching 12%

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Student Life

Concordia College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 611, with a gender distribution of 58.1 percent male students and 41.9 percent female students. At this school, 74 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 36 percent of students live off campus.

Total enrollment 611
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Collegiate athletic association N/A

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Campus Info & Services

Concordia College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, and placement service. Concordia College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Concordia College, 55 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Concordia College.

Students who have cars on campus 55%
Health insurance offered No

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Paying for School

At Concordia College, 86.7 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $4,025.

Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.

Tuition and fees $8,190 (2013-14)
Room and board $4,340 (2013-14)
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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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