Concordia College: Narrative Description

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171 White Plains Rd.
Bronxville, NY 10708-1998
Tel: (914)337-9300
Fax: (914)395-4500
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Independent Lutheran, 4-year, coed. Part of Concordia University System. Awards associate and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1881. Setting: 33-acre suburban campus with easy access to New York City. Endowment: $6.4 million. Educational spending 2003-04: $6410 per student. Total enrollment: 655. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 16:1. 682 applied, 75% were admitted. 5% from top 10% of their high school class, 28% from top quarter, 70% from top half. 8 class presidents, 3 valedictorians, 30 student government officers. Full-time: 599 students, 56% women, 44% men. Part-time: 56 students, 73% women, 27% men. Students come from 34 states and territories, 29 other countries, 24% from out-of-state, 0% Native American, 9% Hispanic, 12% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 9% international, 13% 25 or older, 68% live on campus, 7% transferred in. Retention: 78% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships. Off campus study at Concordia University System. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, early admission, early action, deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, 1 recommendation, SAT or ACT. Recommended: minimum 2.5 high school GPA. Required for some: interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadlines: 3/15, 11/15 for early action. Notification: continuous until 6/15, 12/1 for early action.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $30. Comprehensive fee: $26,300 includes full-time tuition ($18,700) and college room and board ($7600). College room only: $4050. Room and board charges vary according to board plan. Part-time tuition: $504 per credit hour. Part-time tuition varies according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 22 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities; 5% of eligible men and 5% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Campus Christian Ministries, Drama Club, Student Government Association, International and Afro/Latin American Club, yearbook and newspaper. Major annual events: Homecoming events, Spring Formal, Band Bash. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 450 college housing spaces available; 315 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. Options: men-only, women-only housing available. Scheele Memorial Library with 71,500 books, 20,850 microform titles, 467 serials, 7,660 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $276,825. 50 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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