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Transfer Students

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Find a new home at Concordia.

Whether you’re transferring from another college or resuming your studies after a break, we’ll make you feel welcome here at Concordia. Your admission counselor will quickly examine and apply your existing credits, determine your path to graduation, and help you enroll. We offer many transfer-specific scholarships, and our financial aid counselors are ready to assist you.

Find out how Concordia's distinct brand of personal attention and diverse community of learning can put you on a path to the degree and career you want.

Transfer Requirements

Each program at Concordia has specific requirements for transfer students. GPA, grades achieved in certain courses, proficiency tests, and other prerequisites must be met on a program-by-program basis. You'll also need the following:

Personal Statement

Tell us about yourself in your own words. What are your goals, experience, and interests? Help us get to know you.


Transfer students can apply through the Common Application or Concordia's online application. We offer rolling admissions.

Official Transcripts

We need to see transcripts from all colleges and high schools attended (high school waived for applicants with an associate's degree), so we can apply the credits you've earned*.

Letter of Recommendation

Please submit a letter of recommendation from someone who knows you well, for instance a teacher, faith leader, or employer.

*You must earn a grade of “C” or better for credits to be transferable from an accredited institution (for most programs, see specific program details). At least one third of your program of study's required credits must be completd at Concordia. Transfer students with international academic credentials must have their documents translated and attested by their school or by an approved translation agency, such as WES, to be accepted by Concordia College. A flexible core curriculum allows us to accept 90 credits from a regionally accredited institution. However credits that do not satisfy programmatic requirements may not be accepted.

Special Addendum 

For classes taken during the Spring term of 2020 (January-June) the college will accept a grade of “P” in transfer. A “P” grade will apply to the student’s program of study and satisfy minimum grade requirements in all disciplines. This is only applicable for courses taken during the stated time period. All transfer courses must align with an equivalent course description at Concordia and meet all other requirements stated in the standard transfer credit policy.

Earn up to $12,000 in Scholarships through RaiseMe

Concordia has partnered with RaiseMe to offer micro-scholarships that recognize your achievements as you progress through community college, so you can start earning money for college before you even apply. Earn up to $12,000 per year, keeping in mind that you may receive even more in your financial aid package once your completed application for admission is reviewed. 


Concordia Named to Phi Theta Kappa's 2018 Transfer Honor Roll

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Creating dynamic pathways to support transfer students

Phi Theta Kappa’s Transfer Honor Roll recognizes excellence and success in community college transfer pathway development.

Concordia’s winning application for the gold-standard PTK endorsement was evaluated for scholarship and financial aid, admissions outreach, student support services, and student engagement opportunities – all areas in which Concordia College excels.

Articulation Programs

Find your seamless path to Concordia.

Concordia College has an Articulation Agreement with Westchester Community College that assures students will matriculate into Concordia College with junior standing and be able to enroll in any of Concordia’s programs in Business, Education, Nursing, Psychology and Social Work.