Concordia University, Nebraska
Concordia University, Nebraska, a Lutheran, Christ-centered institution, is a fully accredited, coeducational university that currently serves more than 2,300 students. 98% of recent Concordia graduates are in graduate school or employed within six months of graduation.
Concordia offers more than 70 undergraduate, graduate and professional programs in an excellent academic and Christ-centered community that equips men and women for lives of learning, service, and leadership in the church and world. For more information, visit cune.edu.
Get to know Concordia University, Nebraska
A STUDENT-CENTERED EDUCATION
Concordia University, Nebraska is a place where students can find their heart’s calling and be equipped to answer it. At Concordia, the culture is about students. It’s about serving others, being part of a vibrant, Christian community and maximizing gifts and talents. At Concordia, the foundation of a Christ-centered, Lutheran university is evident in the community who gathers to worship together, the classmates who genuinely support each other, and the professor who cares about every aspect of students’ well-being.
The variety of programs and quality of the academics at Concordia allow students to explore their passions and choose a course of study that they are confident about pursuing. Christ is an integral part of Concordia’s classroom environment. Professors tie Christ, service to others, and practical skill building opportunities to academic content.
Concordia is a place where students can be themselves, share their opinions, find their way—with the loving support of a community who cares about their success. And that’s what makes Concordia feel like home.
ENROLLMENT BY ETHNICITY
Nonresident aliens: 3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic: 4%
White, non-Hispanic: 77%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic: 0%
Asian, non-Hispanic: 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic: 0%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic: 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown: 8%
At Concordia University, Nebraska, professors go out of their way to make the college experience as rich and rewarding as possible—and they do it with a genuinely caring heart.
Concordia professors are known among students for their welcoming and encouraging attitudes, as well as the personal and academic support they offer students. With many students at Concordia from around the country, the reassurance and guidance that students receive from professors make Concordia feel like a home away from home.
More than 80% of the full-time professors have the highest degree possible in their field of study, and they recognize that every student has unique talents, passions and skill sets. Professors commit to working side-by-side with students to teach in a way that fits each individual’s learning style and abilities.
In addition to supporting students with their day-to-day studies and preparation for life, Concordia’s professors put their passions into enhancing their already rigorous, excellent academic programs. Professors keep their course content up to date with the latest expertise within their industry, and they challenge their students to do their best so they are as prepared as possible for success in the field after graduation.
LIFE OUTSIDE THE CLASSROOM
Christ is an integral part of Concordia’s culture. Students have opportunities to serve in the church and world by participating in extracurricular activities, clubs, and service opportunities like fundraising for Water to Thrive. In addition, students can serve others through their actions of service in the community, like at the Seward Youth Center or in the local schools.
With student organizations, Bible studies, music ensembles, intramural teams, mission and service groups, art exhibits and residence hall activities, there’s always something to do.
Concordia’s hometown of Seward, Nebraska, population just over 7,000, makes it easy to adjust to college life by providing everything students need. Seward has the #1 lowest crime rate of 31 Nebraska cities with 5,000+ people, and it has shopping, coffee shops, bowling, a movie theatre, a biking trail, and parks to keep students busy and engaged. In Seward, students are part of the community, and they are safe and welcome. Students can also experience the entertainment and city life of Lincoln, less than half an hour away.
NAIA Division II
21 varsity sports
School Colors: Navy blue and white
98 percent of recent Concordia graduates seeking employment or admission to graduate school found jobs or got admitted to a graduate program within six months of graduation.
Concordia offers career services to students to help them analyze their career planning status, prepare for job interviews, and graduate school applications.
SAT Critical Reading
25th Percentile: 440 | 75th Percentile: 535
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Tuition & Cost
Freshman Academic Scholarships
Available exclusively to students who are first-time college attendees. All are based on academic performance using a combination of high school GPA and ACT/SAT scores.
$18,000: President’s Scholarship
$14,000 to $15,000: Regent’s Scholarship
$12,000 to $13,000: Dean’s Scholarship
$8,000 to $10,000: Achievement Award
Awards for Lutheran Students
Students who are members of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and who meet other criteria are guaranteed a minimum of $17,000 in scholarships and grants from federal, state and institutional sources.
Visit cune.edu/financialaid for more details.