Concordia University Academic Life


The student-faculty ratio at Concordia University is 18:1, and the school has 57.8 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Concordia University include: Business Administration and Management, General; Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies; Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse; Art/Art Studies, General; and Communication, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 74.8 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts Foreign languages
Humanities Sciences (biological or physical)
Mathematics History
English (including composition) Social science
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 18:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution


Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business Administration and Management, General 28%
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 14%
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 11%
Art/Art Studies, General 7%
Communication, General 5%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Associate, Bachelor's, Master's
Combined-degree programs BBA - BA Concordia and ESLSCA Paris, France
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences 42.9%
Service learning 42.9%
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience 100%
Undergraduate research/creative projects 5.4%
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program No
Institution is SOC Member No
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit No

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 75%
4-year graduation rate 46%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data

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