Information for Spring and Summer 2019 – Tuition and scholarships may change every academic year.

Cost

  • Tuition and fees: $10,455
  • Books and supplies: $650
  • On-campus room & board: not offered

The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion. Note that this information is subject to change.

Scholarships

Free Textbooks

New students enrolling in Spring 2019 and beyond are eligible for free, required textbooks. E-books will be provided whenever available.

20% Lutheran College or University Alumni Grant

Concordia University-Portland alumni qualify for a special Concordia Alumni Grant equal to 20% off tuition on most graduate programs. This grant applies exclusively to programs offered on campus or online by Concordia University-Portland. This grant is available to alumni graduating from any of the nine Concordia University campuses who attend Concordia University-Portland. For a list of Concordia University System schools, please visit cus.edu.

This grant is also available to any alumni of any other Lutheran college or university. For a list of colleges, please visit LECNA.

20% District Partnership Scholarship

This scholarship may not be combined with any other CU Scholarship unless specifically noted. Talk to your admission counselor to see if you work at a school district that is a partner with Concordia.

$2,500 AmeriCorps/Peace Corps Alumni Grant

Valid for the Pre-AL and Pro-AL and Reading and ESOL stand-alone endorsements only. This scholarship may not be combined with any other CU Scholarship unless specifically noted.

$1,000 Title I Teacher’s Scholarship

Teachers working in a U.S. Department of Education-designated Title I school district and enrolling in a certificate program can receive a $1,000 Title I Scholarship.

Select programs apply. Please contact an enrollment specialist or admission counselor for more information and eligibility requirements specific to your program of interest.

Scholarships may not be stackable with other scholarships from Concordia.

$500 Early Application Award

This award may be combined with the Alumni or District Scholarships.

$500 Graduate Leadership Scholarship

Answer the following question in one page or less (submit your entry to your admission counselor):

  • How do you feel you will be able to embody Concordia University’s mission statement in your current or future profession by earning a graduate degree or certificate from Concordia?
    • Mission Statement: “Concordia is a Christian university preparing leaders for the transformation of society.”

Your résumé and other materials you submitted for admission will also be used in evaluation for the scholarship.

Deadlines

  • March 20th for May/June starts (Summer Semester)
  • June 20th for August start (Fall Semester)
  • November 20th for January start (Spring Semester)

This is a competitive scholarship. Students who are awarded a leadership scholarship will be notified within two weeks after the deadline. Candidates must be an applicant to be considered. This grant may not be combined with any alumni scholarships.

$250 Visit Concordia Scholarship

This scholarship may be awarded to students who attend an information event on campus.

Financing

Financing for this program may be available through grants, scholarships, loans (federal and private) and institutional financing plans. The median amount of debt for program graduates is shown below:

  • Federal loans: *
  • Private education loans: *
  • Institutional financing plan: *

*There were fewer than 10 graduates in this program. Median amounts are withheld to preserve the confidentiality of graduates.

Success

Q: How long will it take me to complete this program? A: The program is designed to take 45 weeks to complete. Of those that completed the program in 2014-2015, *% finished in 45 weeks. * Fewer than 10 students completed this program in 2014-15. The number who finished within normal time has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students. Q: What are my chances of getting a job when I graduate? A: The job placement rate for students who completed this program is *%. * This institution is not currently required to calculate a job placement rate for program completers.

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