Concordia College (New York)
||This article may require cleanup to meet Wikipedia's quality standards. (April 2011)|
|This article does not cite any references or sources. (March 2014)|
Founded in 1881, Concordia College–New York is a four-year, coeducational Christian-based institution offering a value-oriented[clarification needed], liberal arts education. The college is a member of the Concordia University System of the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod.
Programs of study
Fields of study include Biology, Natural Sciences, Business & Economics, Education, English, Health Studies, Liberal Studies, Nursing, Social Sciences, and Social Work. 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. The student-to-professor ratio of 13 to 1.
95% of students receive some form of financial aid, whether grants or loans
Two-thirds of the students live on campus. Many are involved in student organizations, clubs, athletics, community outreach, and performance ensembles through the Concordia conservatory program.
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; women's sports include basketball, cross country, soccer, softball, tennis, and volleyball.
The campus is set in the village of Bronxville, New York, about 25 minutes from Manhattan, 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.