Graduate International Student
An international student is one who is a citizen of a country other than the United States of America and who requires an F-1 visa status to engage in academic studies in the United States. They must be able to comply with the provisions of the Certificate of Eligibility to Study in the U.S., Form I-20. For more information click here. Students with U.S. Resident Alien status apply through the Concordia Admission Office.
Graduate Application Fee Payment
If you use the online application, you will be offered an opportunity to pay the application fee. If you do not pay at that time, please visit the graduate application fee page to make payment online at any time.
Official Transcript Evaluation and Submission
Provide an evaluation report and transcripts to verify credentials and provide U.S. equivalencies with a clear, consistent analysis of academic degrees and transcripts. An evaluation may be obtained from one of our approved transcript evaluation partners (click link below to view). Please note that a “comprehensive or “course by course” report is required.
- Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute, Inc.
- AACRAO: Office of International Education Services
- Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc.
- Foundation for International Services, Inc.
- World Education Services, Inc.
Applicants that are non-native English speakers must complete an oral interview with the Program Director in their proposed area of study.
English Language Proficiency
Be proficient in the English language as measured by TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or other comparable instrument. A score of 80 or above (TOEFL iBT test) or 6.5 or above (IELTS) is required for admission. The student should request the TOEFL test scores be mailed to Concordia University, Nebraska - code number 6116.
Proof of Financial Support
Submit proof of financial support that will meet the total educational and living expenses for the first-year period of study at Concordia.