Concordia University is a private, non-profit Christian liberal arts university open to students of any faith. Nestled in the Pacific Northwest, Concordia University is committed to the dual purpose of preparing students for life and for a living.
Concordia provides a challenging, yet supportive learning environment where spirited intellectual inquiry strengthens our commitment to justice, compassion and moral integrity. We respect diversity, and integrate faith into every aspect of learning, service, and life.
Mission & Vision
Concordia is a Christian University preparing leaders for the transformation of society.
Portland, Oregon, USA
Young people do more than retire here.
Concordia is just a brief walk to the thriving Alberta Arts District which features amazing restaurants, art galleries, murals, and seasonal festivities.
Concordia is one of ten universities founded by the Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod, and the only LCMS university in Oregon.
Our very own Charles Schlimpert is the longest serving university president in the state of Oregon: 32 years!
Concordia is a private, non-profit Christian liberal arts university accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
Concordia offers 26 undergraduate majors with concentrations in more than 20 fields. The College of Education, the College of Theology, Arts & Sciences, School of Management, and School of Law also offer post graduate degrees.
More teachers choose Concordia for their graduate education degrees than any other university in the Northwest.
Our fully online M.Ed programs are designed to fit your schedule and budget and provide you with the highest-quality learning experience. Start working towards your Master of Education now!
Concordia also offers a wide range of online undergraduate courses. Learn more about the online learning center here.
Division II Athletics
- Men & Women's
- Cross Country
- Track & Field
Recent adventures include faculty-led study in England, France, Germany, Greece, India, Italy, and Semester at Sea.
Construction was completed on both the George R. White Library & Learning Center and Concordia Place Apartments in 2009. The new athletic complex, Hilken Community Stadium, opened in 2012. Campus expansion plans include a residence hall and student center.
Concordia provides several options for on-campus housing which together create a thriving living-learning community. We take pride in the fact that our six on-campus housing options offer some of the finest university housing facilities in the Pacific Northwest.
Clubs & Organizations
- Associated Students of Concordia University (ASCU)
- Fellowship of Christian Athletes
- Hawai'i Club
- Intramural Sports
- Christian Life Ministries
- Multicultural Club
- Nursing Club
- The Promethean (literary arts journal)
- Sigma Tau Delta (English honors society)
- Chi Beta Chi (business club)
- Student Service Corps and many others!