May 10, 2021

College Admission

  • Concordia University
  • 901 8th St. S. Moorhead, MN 56562
College/University Education / Training

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Application Requirements for First-Year International Students

  1. Complete a Free, Online Application for Admission using the Concordia Portal or Common App.
  2. Submit high school transcripts and/or academic documents. Students who have completed the IB Exam or AP Exam may be eligible for college credit.
  3. Demonstrate English Language Proficiency. A minimum TOEFL of at least 71 or IELTS of at least 5.5 is required for standard admission.
  4. Complete and submit Proof of Financial Support.
  5. Complete and submit International Student Financial Affidavit (ISFA).

Optional application materials for all international students:

  • Official ACT (school code: 2104) or SAT (school code: 6113) test scores
  • Writing Sample
  • Letters of Recommendation

How to Submit Your Documents

  • Problems when uploading your required documents to the Concordia Portal or Common App? You may send them electronically to intl@cord.edu.

Important Application Dates for Fall 2021

December 1

First Priority International Application Date. Submit your application by this date and automatically receive an additional $500 per year in scholarship assistance.

Students who also submit the required documents to complete their application file and who demonstrate the ability to pay at least $21,000 USD from family or another financial sponsor for educational costs will be invited to participate in a Concordia Scholarship Interview in early February.  Completing this interview will result in an additional $1,000 per year in scholarship support and priority consideration for additional scholarship funds.

January 1 Second Priority International Application Date. Students who submit a completed application by this date and who demonstrate the ability to pay at least $21,000 USD from family or another financial sponsor for educational costs will be invited to participate in a Concordia Scholarship Interview.  As funds in our scholarship budget allow, completing this interview will most likely result in an additional $1,000 per year in scholarship support and consideration for additional scholarship funds.