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Concordia University

Portland, OR

Concordia University, founded in 1905, is a private, Christian, liberal arts university. Its campus is located in Portland, Oregon.

School Profiles: Undergrad Christian Life

Concordia University Portland isn’t just a private, nonprofit, faith-based university nestled in the Pacific Northwest. It’s a community of passionate, courageous individuals, inspired to work together to create real change. College is all about who you’ll become. Here, you’ll flourish in a supportive community that is committed to making a difference, and you’ll benefit from education that extends beyond the classroom. 

AT A GLANCE

Program offerings

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS
Accounting    
Biology   
General Biology
- Molecular Biology
- Pre-medical Studies
- Pre-occupational Therapy
- Pre-physical Therapy
- Pre-physician’s Assistant

Business    
Chemistry 
Computer Information Systems 
Communication Studies 
Education   
Elementary Education
- Secondary Education
Exercise & Sport Science  
- Athletic Training
- Human Performance
Sport Coaching
Health Care Administration  
- Health Care for an Aging Population
Health Care Operations Management
- Health Care Process Improvement 

History
Homeland Security & Emergency Management    
Mathematics 
Marketing       
Nursing     
- Accelerated BSN
Pre-nursing
Psychology    
- Clinical/Counseling Psychology
- Developmental Psychology
- General Psychology
- Social-Community Psychology

Religion    
Spanish 
Social Work  
Sports Management
University Studies   
3+3 Law     

ADULT DEGREE COMPLETION PROGRAMS
• Early Childhood Education
• Health Care Administration
• Homeland Security & Emergency Management
• Social Work

GRADUATE PROGRAMS
• Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
• Master of Business Administration (MBA)
• Master of Education (MEd)
• Doctorate of Education (EdD)
• Juris Doctor (JD—School of Law, Boise, Idaho)

ATHLETICS 

Men’s
• Baseball
• Basketball
• Cross-Country
• Golf
• Soccer
• Indoor Track & Field
• Outdoor Track & Field

Women’s
• Basketball
• Cross-Country
• Golf 
• Soccer
• Softball
• Indoor Track & Field
• Outdoor Track & Field
• Volleyball

Career-ready majors
You’ll graduate from Concordia with the skills employers are looking for. Learning isn’t confined to the classroom—you’ll also learn by doing when you intern at industry-leading Portland companies like Nike, Intel, and Freightliner.

Opportunities to give back
Being a Cavalier means being part of a close-knit community where you can really make a difference. Service isn’t just something we do—it’s a way of life.

Something for everyone
From art to activism, student government to choir—we have so much to offer. 
If you’re into sports, we nail it with 15 NCAA Division II varsity teams, and with intramural and club sports too.

Small, supportive campus
With Concordia’s small class sizes, your professors will know you by name and are committed to helping you succeed. 

Location, location, location
You’ll have all of Portland at your fingertips—from museums to Blazers games, food carts on Alberta Street, and outdoors galore: hiking, surfing, and snowboarding from two minutes to less than two hours away. 

Applying to Concordia 
Whether you are a first-time freshman or a transfer student ready to finish your degree, we make the application process simple. And we offer competitive scholarships for freshmen and transfer students—over 97% of our students receive financial assistance. 

Visiting Concordia 
One of the best ways to learn about Concordia is to connect with our Admission team. Schedule a tour and you can sit in on a class, talk with current students, meet faculty, attend chapel, and get personalized help from our financial aid team. You can also find out more about our athletic teams, music groups, and service organizations. Plus, every student who visits campus gets a $250 Visit Scholarship when they enroll!