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Concordia College Alabama

"The "Christian community near New York City" that is Concordia College in Bronxville, NY offers daily chapel service, a very career-oriented curriculum, and a characteristically Lutheran liberal arts education. An "Achiever's Program" assists first-year students in adjusting to college-level academic work."

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Offers Baccalaureate Degrees, Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Historically Black College or University (HBCU), Open Admissions, Religiously affiliated

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"The "Christian community near New York City" that is Concordia College in Bronxville, NY offers daily chapel service, a very career-oriented curriculum, and a characteristically Lutheran liberal arts education. An "Achiever's Program" assists first-year students in adjusting to college-level academic work."

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Concordia College operates under the auspices of the Concordia University System (CUS), a corporation of The Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod (LCMS), comprised of ten colleges and universities across the country.

The Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod believes, teaches, and confesses that in Christ alone is there salvation - by grace alone, through faith alone, on the basis of Scripture alone. To share this message with the world is the mission of the church and the reason for it existence. (S. Nafzger, "An Introduction to The Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod")

Concordia College is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).

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Student Life

Student Life

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 600
Gender 58% Male / 42% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 91% Full Time / 9% Part Time
Geography 1% International
Socio-Economic Diversity 84% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 1%
International 1%
Hispanic/Latino 1%
Ethnicity Unknown 2%
Black or African American 94%

Activities

  • Government or Political Activity
  • Student Newspaper
  • Choral Groups
  • Music Ensembles
  • Drama/Theater

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: learning center pre-admission summer program reduced course load remedial instruction tutoring
  • Computer Services: computer center, libraries
  • Counseling Services: career counseling employment services for undergraduates health services personal counseling placement services for graduates adult (re-entering) student services/programs veteran's counselor
  • Facilities
  • Special Needs Services: partial services for students with learning disabilities wheelchair accessibility
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): independent study liberal arts/career combination
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies (48%), Elementary Education and Teaching (18%), Business Administration and Management (17%), Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching (16%), Early Childhood Education and Teaching (0%)

Majors Offered

Associates

A program that is a structured combination of the arts, biological and physical sciences, social sciences, and humanities, emphasizing breadth of study. Includes instruction in independently designed, individualized, or regular programs.

Job Opportunities:

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other
All postsecondary teachers not listed separately.

Bachelor's

A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

Job Opportunities:

Chief Executives
Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.
General and Operations Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services.
Sales Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers.
Administrative Services Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, facilities planning and maintenance, custodial operations, and other office support services.
Industrial Production Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications.
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate transportation, storage, or distribution activities in accordance with organizational policies and applicable government laws or regulations. Includes logistics managers.
Construction Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. Includes managers in specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing.
Social and Community Service Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of a social service program or community outreach organization. Oversee the program or organization's budget and policies regarding participant involvement, program requirements, and benefits. Work may involve directing social workers, counselors, or probation officers.
Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Cost Estimators
Prepare cost estimates for product manufacturing, construction projects, or services to aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or service. May specialize according to particular service performed or type of product manufactured.
Management Analysts
Conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplification and measurement studies, and prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively. Includes program analysts and management consultants.
Business Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Bachelor's

A program that prepares individuals to teach students ranging in age from infancy through eight years (grade three), depending on the school system or state regulations. Includes preparation to teach all relevant subject matter.

Job Opportunities:

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
Instruct preschool-aged children in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth needed for primary school in preschool, day care center, or other child development facility. May be required to hold State certification.
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education
Teach elemental natural and social science, personal hygiene, music, art, and literature to kindergarten students. Promote physical, mental, and social development. May be required to hold State certification.

A program that prepares individuals to teach students in the elementary grades, which may include kindergarten through grade eight, depending on the school system or state regulations. Includes preparation to teach all elementary education subject matter.

Job Opportunities:

Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
Teach students basic academic, social, and other formative skills in public or private schools at the elementary level.

A program that prepares individuals to teach students in formal settings prior to beginning regular elementary school, usually ranging in age from three to six years (or grade one), depending on the school system or state regulations. Includes preparation to teach all relevant subject matter.

Job Opportunities:

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
Instruct preschool-aged children in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth needed for primary school in preschool, day care center, or other child development facility. May be required to hold State certification.
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education
Teach elemental natural and social science, personal hygiene, music, art, and literature to kindergarten students. Promote physical, mental, and social development. May be required to hold State certification.

Administration & Faculty

President Dr. Tilahun M.Mendedo
Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Full-time Faculty 21
Student : Faculty Ratio 17 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 52 : 47
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 22/100
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Admission Considerations

Important: Rigor Of Secondary School Record

High School Curriculum (years of study):
Required Recommended
English 0 4
Math 0 2
Science 0 2
Social Studies 0 3
Foreign Language 0 1

Admissions Websites

Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $12,836 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $11,727
$30K-$48K $12,333
$48K-$75K $15,293
$75K-$110K $17,505

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $7,920, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $7,920 Same as On-Campus
Fees $170 Same as On-Campus
Housing $4,340 $5,800
Books $1,400 $1,400
Total (before financial aid) $13,830 $15,290

Students Receiving Aid

100% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 100% $2,355
Federal Scholarships/Grants 100% $2,554
Institutional Grants 67% $1,732
Other Federal Grants 16% $1,280
Pell Grants 84% $2,797
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 83% $1,682
Student Loans 100% $2,355

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.ccal.edu/?q=financial-aid.

Estimate the net price for you at http://www.ccal.edu/netprice/netprice/.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

7% of students graduated on time.

21% of students graduated in six years.

41% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

Athletics

Athletics

Concordia College Alabama participates in the for college athletics.

Sport Contact
Soccer Emanuel Stephens (Get recruited )
Sport Coach
Softball Kathy Laoutaris (Get recruited )
Track and Field and Cross Country Timeka Ross (Get recruited )

Rankings

Washington Monthly

#18 Baccalaureate Colleges - ROTC Rank
#31 Baccalaureate Colleges - Federal Work-Study Funds Spent on Service Rank
#55 Baccalaureate Colleges - Research Expenditures Rank
#85 Baccalaureate Colleges - Service Staff, Courses, and Financial Aid Rank
#87 Baccalaureate Colleges - Community Service Participation Rank
#95 Baccalaureate Colleges - Overall Rank
#119 Baccalaureate Colleges - Peace Corps Rank
#173 Baccalaureate Colleges - Graduation Rate Rank
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