Concordia University - Nebraska maintains a vision of “fostering collaboration” to meet the needs of education’s constant “changing environment,” Concordia University - Nebraska retains a commitment to its “Christ-centered community.” Though Concordia University retains ties to the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, today the private, four-year coeducational institution accepts students of multiple denominations.
Teaching is the most popular undergraduate major at Concordia University -Nebraska, but students can choose from a large number of added undergraduate programs. Fields of study include art, business, education, English, communications, theatre, health sciences, mathematics, computer science, music, natural sciences, social sciences, Spanish, theology, and pre-professional studies.
A number of programs can be accessed via distance learning. Students can pursue postgraduate studies in education, business, health sciences, in addition to studies involving aging and family services.
Distance education programs allow greater flexibility for working professionals and students with busy lifestyles to complete degrees and further education. Qualified faculty at Concordia University - Nebraska teach distance learners through asynchronous formats, although assignments and exams follow the semester calendar with specific due dates. Students can access coursework through Blackboard and the University supports student learning with technical support and resources. For example, students can access off-campus research materials through Concordia’s Link Library.
Admissions prerequisites and requirements for online programs are degree-specific, but generally include the application and fee, along with a minimum undergraduate GPA, official transcripts, and a current résumé. International students will also need to submit proof of English language proficiency. Additionally, students entering undergraduate programs may receive possible CLEP credits to further accelerate degrees.
Concordia awards institutional aid based on need, merit, and talent. The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod and other university related organizations provide scholarships, along with private outside funding. Students may also be eligible for the Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, or the TEACH Grant Program. Loan programs include the Federal Stafford Unsubsidized / Subsidized Loans, the Federal Perkins Loan, Parent Loan for Undergraduate Students (PLUS), along with private resources. Concordia University - Nebraska also recommends that students contact employers to inquire about possible employer tuition reimbursement programs. In addition to aid programs, the University supports the furthering education of eligible veterans, active duty personnel, and their dependents through the Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program.
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.
Sector Of Institution:4-year, Private not-for-profit
Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod
Highest Level Of Offering:Master's degree
Adult Age Enrollments:789
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