Concordia College At Moorhead

Concordia College At Moorhead

Concordia College at Moorhead is located in Moorhead, Minnesota, United States. It was founded in the year 1891 and is under the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Students are offered degrees and certificate programs in diverse fields of study including neuroscience, political science, chemistry, engineering, and nursing.

Students of Concordia College take part in a wide variety of sports such as volleyball, football, cross country, soccer, golf, wrestling, swimming and diving, basketball, track and field, hockey, softball, baseball, and tennis. The athletic teams are known as the Cobbers. The college also supports a large number of student clubs and organizations such as the American Choral Directors Association, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Habitat for Humanity, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta, and Sigma Tau Delta.

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Contacting Concordia

Concordia College at Moorhead
901 S 8th St
Moorhead , MN 56562
General Phone: (218) 299-4100

Concordia Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts143Scandinavian studies, Russian language, German language, French language, Spanish language, Classical languages, Latin language, Classical languages and literature, English, ...
Education and Teaching91education, elementary school teaching, art education, business teaching, English teaching, health teaching, math teaching, music teaching, physical education teaching, ...
Science79biology, biological and biomedical sciences, chemistry, physics
Business and Management63business management, accounting, financial management, international business, MIS, management information systems, marketing
Media42communication studies, media studies, journalism, journalism courses, organizational communications, public relations, public relations and advertising, communication and journalism
Therapy and Counseling39psychology
Family and Social Work32food and nutrition, food and related services, human development and family studies, social work
Nursing and Emergency Medicine26registered nursing
Music26music, music performance, music theory and composition
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy15health and physical education, health and fitness
Medical Administration14health care administration, health care facilities management, health and medical administrative
Religion and Philosophy11philosophy, religion
Drama and Performing Arts7drama
Construction Trades5apparel and textiles
Design5graphic design
Computer Science and Engineering3computer science
Art Studies2art studies
Architecture and Planning1architectural services
Engineering1various engineering courses
Fine Arts1fine arts, art history and criticism
Office and Administration0office management
Conservation and Resource Management0environmental studies

Number of programs and degrees for Concordia in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree61190
Master's degree21

Concordia Student Body

In 2007-2008, Concordia had a total enrollment of 2,811 students (2,969 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 40%
Women 60%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 99%
Graduate 1%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 91%
Black 1%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 2%
(Foreign Students) 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 47%
20-21 41%
22-24 9%
25-29 1%
30-34 0%
35-39 0%
40-49 0%
50-64 0%

Concordia Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 79 %

Concordia Room and Board (2007)

Concordia offers campus housing for 1,790 of its 2,969 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Moorhead, Minnesota for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Minnesota Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 21 meals per week.

Concordia Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal520640
SAT Math540660
ACT Verbal2128
ACT Math2228
ACT Composite2228

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT12%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT94%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Concordia Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 24,120
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 24,120
Room and board $ 6,710
Room charge $ 2,760
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,950
Books and supplies $ 740
Other expenses $ 1,520

Financial Aid:
Concordia participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 234600)

Concordia Faculty

Concordia has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year33$77,76612$74,066
Associate professoracademic year36$68,11429$62,356
Assistant professoracademic year36$53,89427$51,817
Instructoracademic year7$42,08012$41,909
Lectureracademic year2*6$36,584
All faculty totalacademic year114$64,75286$56,030

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Concordia Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Basketball Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Baseball Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Track Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Concordia Degree Programs (2007)

Architecture And Planning
Architecture and Related Services, Other

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Information Systems and Services, Other
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Studies

Construction Trades
Apparel and Textiles, General

Graphic Design

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
Business Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
Education, General
Education, Other
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
French Language Teacher Education
German Language Teacher Education
Health Teacher Education
Latin Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Speech Teacher Education

Engineering, Other

Family And Social Work
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services, Other
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other
Social Work

Fine Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Liberal Arts
Classics/Classical Languages, Lit & Linguistics, General
Classics/Classical Languages, Lit & Linguistics, Other
Creative Writing
Economics, General
Economics, Other
English Composition
English Language and Literature, General
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
History, General
History, Other
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
International Relations and Affairs
International/Global Studies
Latin Language and Literature
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Russian Language and Literature
Scandinavian Studies
Social Sciences, General
Social Sciences, Other
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech and Rhetorical Studies

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Journalism, Other
Organizational Communication, General
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
Public Relations/Image Management

Medical Administration
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management

Music Performance, General
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other

Office And Administration
Office Management and Supervision

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies

Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Physics, General

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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What Sets Concordia Apart:

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% of degrees in media
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% of degrees in science
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Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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% of degrees in liberal arts
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Top 17%Concordia % of degrees in liberal arts
% of degrees in mathematics
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Top 19%Concordia % of degrees in mathematics

checked Evangelical Lutheran Church affiliation
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has ROTC (army, air force)
checked NCAA athletic conference member

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