Who We Are
An Overview of Concordia
Founded in 1881, Concordia College is a small diverse college located in suburban Westchester County, New York. Concordia aspires to transform the lives of students by weaving together academics, residence life activities, experiential learning opportunities, co-curricular programs and campus spiritual life into a tapestry of life-long learning.
Concordia is the right place for students who participate in their education, want to be involved in lots of activities, seek a broad-based education, want to be part of a Christian community, and want to be near New York City.
The Concordia Experience engages students in a comprehensive, interdisciplinary curriculum combined with real-world experiential learning opportunities, encompassing dynamic programs— Biology, Business, Education, English, Health Studies, Liberal Studies, Nursing, Radiologic Technologies, Social Sciences, and Social Work. The Concordia Experience leads to countless career paths—to real living, not just making a living.
Concordia also offers graduate programs (on campus and online), a post-baccalaureate Nursing program, a R.N. to B.S. program, and accelerated degree programs for adults.
HONORS & DISTINCTIONS
Concordia College has been ranked #31 in the 2015 US News & World Report’s Best Colleges in the North Region. For the third consecutive year, Concordia also ranks in the Top 5 for Ethnic Diversity among Colleges in the North Region. Click here to see our profile.
Concordia has also been honored as a College of Distinction for the 2014-2015 school year. Click here to see our profile.
Concordia students are active and involved. Opportunities for participation range from student publications to intramurals, Bible study to student government, music and drama to social concern groups.
Our athletic teams compete in NCAA Division II. Varsity sports include baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, and tennis for men and basketball, cross country, soccer, softball, tennis, and volleyball for women.
Concordia’s lush, beautiful, 33-acre residential campus is set in the tranquil, affluent village of Bronxville. The century-old campus features nearly 30 buildings, including original "College Gothic" structures designed by the architect who designed Ellis Island, a world-class worship/performance hall, a state-of-the-art academic center and library, on-and-off campus residence halls, and NCAA Division II athletic facilities, all set in gracious well-maintained and landscaped grounds.
Bronxville is only one square mile in size and is home to 7,000 residents including diplomats, corporate executives, bankers, lawyers, and a wide range of other professionals. From the Bronxville train station, it is about 30 minutes to Grand Central Station in the heart of New York City.
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