Points of Distinction

Concordia provides excellent academics in a Christ-centered community for an affordable price. We're honored to receive recognition for our commitment to our students.

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U.S. News & World Report Best Regional University

Top 40 school: #40, “Best Regional Universities—Midwest” category of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges rankings for 2017

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Christian Colleges of Distinction

The only Christian school in Nebraska and one of only 61 schools in the nation named as a Christian College of Distinction

Christian Colleges Award

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Great Schools, Great Prices

Ranked #14 in the Midwest region on this list that evaluates which schools offer the best value, comparing the academic quality to the cost of attendance.

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Most Affordable Private Colleges

Top 25 school: #23, “The 50 Most Affordable Private Colleges” category of MONEY magazine’s rankings for 2015

The 50 Most Affordable Colleges

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Best College Dorms in America

#9, “Best College Dorms in America,” Cappex’s 2015 Cappies, based on more than 1.4 million student reviews of more than 2,000 colleges and universities

Best College Dorms in America Cappex Ranking

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Safest Colleges

#19, “Safest Colleges,” Cappex’s 2015 Cappies, based on more than 1.4 million student reviews of more than 2,000 colleges and universities

Safest Colleges, Cappex Ranking

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Colleges of Distinction

One of only five institutions in Nebraska to be named a College of Distinction as a best place to learn, grow and succeed.

Colleges of Distinction

College Factual Rankings

Best Nationwide Colleges For Your Money

Top 15% for value of 1,208 schools, Best Nationwide Colleges For Your Money list announced by College Factual, a publication through “USA Today” on collegefactual.com

College Factual Rankings

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A+ Schools for B Students

Appearance on U.S. News & World Report’s list of 2016 & 2017 A+ Schools for B Students (schools were listed alphabetically)

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Best Colleges for Veterans

#33 on U.S. News & World Report’s list of 2016 Best Colleges for Veterans in the Midwest region

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Top Online Master’s in Human Resources

Top 10 school: #10, “Top Online Master’s in Human Resources,” GoGrad.org

Top Master’s in Human Resources

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Top Master’s in Healthcare Administration, Affordable MPH Programs

Top 5 school: #5 on “50 Most Affordable Online MPH Programs 2015” for our Master of Public Health degree online

Top Master's in Healthcare Administration

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Most Affordable Master’s in Special Education

Top 50 school: #32, “50 Most Affordable Private Non-Profit Schools for a Master’s in Special Education Program 2015”

Affordable Master's in Special Education Programs

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U.S. News & World Report Best Online Graduate Education Programs

Top 150 school: #149, “Best Online Graduate Education Programs” category of U.S. News & World Report’s rankings for 2017

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NAIA Champions of Character

Gold-level Five-Star Award Champions of Character institution for 2015-16

NAIA Champions of Character Scorecard Winners

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Women’s Choice Award

Top 12%: #188 of 1,588 schools, Women’s Choice Award – Her Guide to America’s Best Colleges, 2016-17 edition

Her Guide to America's Best Colleges

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Committed to Teaching Essential Skills and Knowledge

One of the top major universities to receive a "B" grade.

What Will They Learn?

Best College Holiday Events

Best College Holiday Events

Christmas at Concordia ranked #30 of The Best College Holiday Events according to Best College Reviews.

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Nonprofit Management Master's Degree Programs

Top 50 degree: #32, TopManagmentDegrees.com's business education rankings are designed to help prospective students make a smart choice about where to invest their time and money. We are committed to connecting people to inspiring ideas and high quality educational opportunities. We are confident that students will find both at Concordia University, Nebraska.

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Best Online Public Health Degrees

Online Public Health Degrees

Named one of the most reputable, accredited online Christian colleges offering degrees in public health, according to ChristianUniversitiesOnline.org.

Best Online Public Health Degrees

Best Online Public Health Degrees

Top Master's Degrees in Marketing

Named one of the top 20 Master's degrees in Marketing. This award is based on a focus of toward weighing costs against program efficiency and core content covered in the competitive knowledge economy.

Top 20 Master's Degrees in Marketing

Best Online Master's Degrees in Early Childhood Education

Best Online Master's Degrees in Early Childhood Education

Ranked as the top online early childhood education program in the United States based on methodology that takes into account tuition costs, financial aid options, student sizes and graduate services.

Best Online Master's in Early Childhood Education

Best Colleges in Nebraska

Best Colleges in Nebraska

Ranked as a top five (#4) institution in Nebraska, the highest ranked private university and the highest ranked in the GPAC.

Best Colleges in Nebraska

Best Small Colleges in the U.S.

Ranked #49 of “Best Small Colleges in the U.S.”

Data was gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics regarding enrollment, retention, graduation rate, tuition, and degrees to narrow down the list to the top 50.

Best College Small Colleges

Colleges of Distinction in Business

Colleges of Distinction in Business

Named a College of Distinction for outstanding teaching in business, students at Concordia will receive solid communication, effective leadership, strategic planning and problem-solving skills while learning how companies operate.

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Colleges of Distinction in Education

Colleges of Distinction in Education

Named a College of Distinction for outstanding teaching in education, Concordia prepares great teachers who inspire and invigorate their students at a crucial point in their development.

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Best Online Master's in Education Administration

Best Online Master's in Education Administration

Best Online Master's in Education Administration

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Colleges of Distinction

One of only five universities in Nebraska named as a College of Distinction.

Colleges of Distinction

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Ranked #13 for Top Online Christian Colleges in 2017

Top online Christian College offering affordable tuition and demonstrating academic strength.

Top Online Christian Colleges

Best ONline Public Health Degrees

Best Online Public Health Degrees

Offering a Master of Public Health, Concordia is ranked among the top institutions offering an online degree in public health.

Best Online Public Health Degrees

Most Affordable Online Colleges for Masters in Public Health

Most Affordable Online Colleges for Masters in Public Health

Offering a Master of Public Health, Concordia is ranked among the top institutions offering an online degree in public health.

Most Affordable Online Colleges for Masters in Public Health

Most Affordable Online Colleges for Masters in Management

Most Affordable Online Colleges for Masters in Management

Ranked #15th, Concordia University offers one of the most affordable online master’s degrees in management.

Most Affordable Online Colleges for Masters in Management