About Concordia University
ounded in 1894 by the The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, Concordia University, Nebraska is a private, coeducational institution of higher learning located in Seward, Neb. (population 6,500). Concordia is committed to providing excellent professional and liberal arts programs in an environment that richly supports the Christian growth of its students.
Academic programs offered
Students at Concordia include undergraduates, graduate students and adult learners seeking to complete a college degree.
* More than 1300 students from 43 states and several foreign countries are studying here
* Nearly 90 percent of our health professions and pre-law graduates are accepted by medical and law colleges
* Concordia is ranked in the top tier of the Midwest Region of best baccalaureate colleges category in U.S. News and World Report's rankings
* Concordia's student/faculty ratio is 14:1
* Concordia has more than 50 undergraduate programs and numerous pre-professional programs from which to choose -- majors range from art to education, chemistry and theology, and many other disciplines in-between
* Students fill more than 500 on-campus part-time jobs
* Nearly 99 percent of our students receive financial assistance
* Nearly 80% of our faculty have earned the highest degree in their respective fields of study
* There are 15 music ensembles within the music department, including the University A Cappella Choir and Wind Ensemble, both of which tour nationally and internationally
* Concordia is a leader in preparing professional workers for The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod
* Concordia offers 20 intercollegiate athletic programs and is a member of the Great Plains Athletic Conference, one of the premier conferences in the National Assocation of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
* Our student-athletes claimed the 2005 Great Plains Athletic Conference All-Sports Trophy
* For the sixth year in a row Concordia led the GPAC in the number of scholar-athletes recognized by NAIA
* Close to 100% placement rates in mathematics, biology, physics, computer science, pre-seminary, and DCE.
Concordia University, Nebraska is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association (see also: Concordia's accreditation page at NCAHLC.org).
Concordia is approved by the Nebraska State Board of Education through the Committee of Educational Examiners of the Nebraska Council on Teacher Education for the preparation of elementary, secondary, early childhood and special education teachers. The teacher education programs are accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education. The music programs are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).