Concordia College

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171 White Plains Road

Bronxville, NY 10708

Phone: (914) 337-9300
2013-2014 Tuition
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U.S. News Rankings

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U.S. News rank Category Name
#32 Overall Score: 32 out of 100. Regional Colleges (North)

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Concordia College is a private institution that was founded in 1881. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 830, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 33 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Concordia College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (North), 32. Its tuition and fees are $28,130 (2013-14).

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

Concordia College-New York, a college of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, engages and nutures a diverse student body in a Christ-centered, value-oriented, liberal arts education for lives of service to church and community.

The Concordia campus is located in the suburban village of Bronxville, 30 minutes north of Manhattan. Founded in 1881, Concordia welcomes a diverse student body from 27 states and 33 nations. A Concordia College education strengthens students intellectually, socially, and spiritually by building upon a solid foundation of faith-based, value-oriented liberal arts. Student surveys place Concordia in the top 5-10% nationally for quality of interaction with faculty and supportive learning environment. Students benefit from a wealth of internship opportunities and volunteer and community service programs. Twelve athletic teams compete at the NCAA Division II level.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1881
Religious affiliation Lutheran
Academic calendar semester
Setting suburban
2012 Endowment N/A


When applying to Concordia College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling, and the early action deadline is November 15. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 15. The application fee at Concordia College is $50. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 72.4 percent and an early acceptance rate of 91.2 percent.

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

Selectivity less selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 72.4%
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 13:1, and the school has 59.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Concordia College include: Business Administration and Management, General; Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse; Social Sciences, General; Biology/Biological Sciences, General; and Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 69.3 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 13:1
4-year graduation rate 33%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business Administration and Management, General 28%
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 21%
Social Sciences, General 17%
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 8%
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 6%

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Student Life

Concordia College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 830, with a gender distribution of 33.7 percent male students and 66.3 percent female students. At this school, 60 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 40 percent of students live off campus. Concordia College is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.

Total enrollment 867
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association NCAA II

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Campus Info & Services

Concordia College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Concordia College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Concordia College, 9 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Concordia College.

Students who have cars on campus 9%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Paying for School

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Tuition and fees $28,130 (2013-14)
Room and board $10,000 (2013-14)
Financial aid statistics N/A

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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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