Concordia University College of Alberta: Narrative Description

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7128 Ada Blvd., NW
Edmonton, AB, Canada T5B 4E4
Tel: (780)479-8481; (866)479-5200
Admissions: (780)479-9224
Fax: (780)474-1933
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Independent Lutheran, 4-year, coed. Awards bachelor's degrees. Founded 1921. Setting: 15-acre urban campus. Educational spending 2003-04: $5372 per student. Total enrollment: 1,794. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 18:1. 1,856 applied, 37% were admitted. Students come from 7 provinces and territories, 3% live on campus. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: education; psychology; social sciences and history. Core. Calendar: semesters. Services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, internships. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Common Application, electronic application, early admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA. Required for some: essay, 2 recommendations, interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadlines: 6/30, 5/1 for nonresidents. Notification: 9/5, 8/15 for nonresidents.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0 Canadian dollars, $75 Canadian dollars for nonresidents. Tuition, fee, and room and board charges are reported in Canadian dollars. Comprehensive fee: $10,677 includes full-time tuition ($5810), mandatory fees ($347), and college room and board ($4520). College room only: $2450. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to class time, course load, and program. Room and board charges vary according to housing facility. Part-time tuition: $726.24 per course. Part-time mandatory fees: $242.08 per credit. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to class time, course load, and program. International student tuition: $9742 full-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 3 open to all. Most popular organizations: orchestra, community chorus, Toastmasters. Major annual events: Orientation, Oktoberfest, Valentine Social and Christmas formal. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols, late night transport-escort service. 90 college housing spaces available; 80 were occupied in 2003-04. No special consideration for freshman housing applicants. Options: men-only, women-only housing available. Arnold Guebert Memorial Library plus 1 other with 89,380 books, 27 microform titles, 8,565 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 250 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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