International Students

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Welcome to Concordia

Whether you want a university to help you develop a clearer identity, improve your skills, explore your higher purpose or create a successful career, Concordia can provide you with the experience you need.

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In the Heart of the United States

Concordia University is located in Seward, Nebraska, a safe, small town and friendly community with clean air and a beautiful environment. Our town has a number of stores, restaurants, businesses and services close to campus.

Life in Nebraska

100% of Concordia's incoming, full-time undergraduate students receive some type of financial aid.

#44 Best Regional University Midwest 2016 U.S. News & World Report

Concordia is a supportive, vibrant community.

  • More than 2,600 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 40 states and several foreign countries call Concordia home.
  • Seward has the #1 lowest crime rate of 31 Nebraska cities with 5,000+ people.
  • Students experience safe, small-town life and relationships in Seward with big-town opportunities in Lincoln less than half an hour away.
  • Pursue your interests with more than 50 undergraduate and 17 graduate programs offered on-campus and online.
Cappies Award

2014-2015 Cappies Awards

#9 Best College Dorms & #19 Safest Colleges

Resources for International Students

Student Life Services

Academic Resource Center

Your success is our priority. Our Academic Resource Center can answer your questions, provide resources and explore ideas with you. The ARC provides on-campus academic assistance for Concordia students. All students are invited to visit us for one-on-one help with study skills, time management, test-taking skills, and organization.

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Global Opportunities at Concordia

Global Opportunities

The Global Opportunities (GO!) Center offers international students the opportunity to interact with American students, which is a great way to make new friends and foster intercultural understanding.

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Intensive English Program

Need to develop your English skills? You can enroll in the Intensive English Program at Concordia. With either a 8- or 16-week session, you will be immersed in the language each day you are here, learning about American culture and experiencing American education firsthand.

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