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Now enrolling for 2018

County Executive George Latimer Announces SeniorU 

Make the most of your retirement by earning a degree from Concordia College.

Concordia and Wartburg have partnered to create SeniorU: a new degree program that gives retirees with a high school diploma or GED the opportunity to earn a 2- or 4-year degree. Created by seniors for seniors, the program is designed to be fun and experiential. Students become part of an interactive learning community – meeting new people while building health in mind, body and spirit. 


You may qualify for FULL tuition funding based on your annual income and assets! Our admissions team will handle the financial aid application process, and even help you find your transcripts.


We are here to help you every step of the way. Call (914) 337-9300 ext. 2152 to speak with us today!

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All classes will take place on Wartburg’s beautiful campus. With a wealth of experience in senior care and engagement, Wartburg provides fully accessible facilities designed for the comfort and convenience of older adults. 




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Frequently Asked


Who is eligible to apply? 

The program is open to retirees with a high school diploma or GED. We can assist in locating your transcripts.

Is financial aid available? 

Yes! In fact, the SeniorU degree may be fully funded for seniors who qualify based on annual income and assets. The Concordia College admissions staff with handle all the application details.  

What degrees does SeniorU offer? 

The program offers two fully accredited options: a 2-year Associate of Arts degree, and a 4-year Bachelor of Arts degree.

What kinds of classes will I take?

The SeniorU degree is designed to improve your health in mind, body and attitude in a fun and experiential way where you learn by doing. Created by seniors, for seniors, the classes are wide-ranging and relevant, covering lots of topics from music, art, history and science, to spirituality, healthful movement and breathing, connecting with your loved ones on social media, and managing your finances. Classes are participatory rather than lecture-based, helping you pave new ways to think, communicate and be. 

Where and when are classes held?

The beautiful Wartburg campus in Mount Vernon is home to SeniorU. With decades of experience in senior care and engagement, Wartburg offers fully accessible facilities designed for the comfort and convenience of older adults. Classes meet three days a week for 5 hours, and lunch is included. Semesters last 15 weeks.

What are the benefits of college in retirement? 

New experiences at every age help us grow, and as a retiree, you have a wealth of experience to share with others! SeniorU is a social, interactive learning community where students enrich their lives and in turn become better able to enrich their own social spheres of family, community and worship. Getting your degree will not only help you stay active – you’ll continue to gain skills and knowledge and expand your mind by learning how to process and use new information.