Concordia College (New York)
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Founded in 1881, Concordia College–New York is a four-year, coeducational Christian-based institution offering a value-oriented, liberal arts education.
Programs of study
The Concordia Experience engages students in a comprehensive, interdisciplinary curriculum combined with real-world experiential learning opportunities, encompassing dynamic programs — Biology, Business, Education, English, Health Studies, Liberal Studies, Nursing, Social Sciences, and Social Work. The undergraduate Concordia Experience leads to countless career paths. The college also offers a Master's degree program in Elementary Special Education.
Students and faculty
The students come from 27 states and more than 35 countries worldwide. A dedicated and talented faculty--more than 75% of whom hold the highest degrees in their respective field of study--comprise a student-to-professor ratio of 13 to 1.
95% of students receive some form of financial aid.
Two-thirds of the students live on campus, forming an active, close-knit community involved in all aspects of college life—student organizations, athletics, community outreach, and performance ensembles. From daily chapel to servant events, spiritual life activities invite students to put faith into practice.
Concordia College, known athletically as the Clippers, are members of the NCAA Division II and compete in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC). Men's sports include baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer and tennis; while women's sports include basketball, cross country, soccer, softball, tennis, and volleyball.
The campus is set in the village of Bronxville, New York, a little less than 30 minutes from New York City.
Concordia College is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Commission on Recognition of Postsecondary Accreditation.
The Nursing program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), part of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN).
The Social Work program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the Council on Social Work Education, a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Commission on Recognition of Postsecondary Accreditation.
The Education program is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).
The College is registered by the New York State Education Department and the International Center for English as a Second language is a member of the American Association of Intensive English Programs.