Skip To Content

International Students

  • South East Sign
  • Meyer Hall
  • RRR Sign
  • Library Spring

What Programs are at Concordia?

Graduate Programs

How Do I Apply?

Undergraduate Application Process

One who has not attended an institution of higher education for at least one year must submit the following:

  1. Online or Paper Application

  2. $30 Application Fee
    - Pay online or submit check payable to Concordia University

  3. Official High School Transcripts (for all institutions attended)

  4. Official Credit Evaluation of credits earned/degrees completed at any non-United States institution
    - Evaluations must be from approved members of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services

  5. Proof of English Proficiency (if English is not your first language) or ACT/SAT Score
    i. Completion of Level 112 at an English Language School (ELS) or Mastery Level at Global Language Institute (GLI)
    ii. Completion of Level 6 at an approved English school
    iii. TOEFL iBT 65 or 513 PBT
    iv. An equated score of 70 or better on the Michigan Test
    v. IELTS overall band score of 5.5 or higher (International English Language Testing System)

  6. Certification of Finances indicating the financial source for the expense of attending Concordia University

Graduate Application Process

One who has received a bachelor's degree and is pursuing a graduate degree must submit the following:

  1. Graduate Application

  2. $50 Application Fee
    - Pay online or submit check payable to Concordia University

  3. Official College Transcript from institution granting bachelor’s degree

  4. Official Credit Evaluation of degree(s) earned at any non-United States institution
    - Evaluations must be from approved members of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services

  5. Proof of English Proficiency (if English is not your first language)
    i. Completion of Level 112 at an English Language School (ELS) or Mastery Level at Global Language Institute (GLI)
    ii. Completion of Level 6 at an approved English school
    iii. TOEFL- iBT score of 78 or TOEFL PBT score of 547
    iv. An equated score of 80 or better on the Michigan Test
    v. IELTS overall band score of 6 or higher (International English Language Testing System)

  6. Certification of Finances indicating the financial source for the expense of attending Concordia University. This form will be emailed with acknowledgement of application.

  7. Personal Statement of Goals

    Submit a typed personal statement that answers the questions listed below. Completed statements should be labeled with your name, academic program, and your contact information and submitted via mail, email or fax.

    Each question should be answered in a minimum of 300 words (1 page)

    a. Why are you choosing to pursue a graduate program at this time in your career, and what are you hoping to accomplish by doing so?

    b. What strengths do you feel make you a strong candidate for the program?

    c. Describe a past or present personal/professional experience that you believe positively influenced your potential to succeed in a graduate program.

Transfer Application Process

One who has attended an institution of higher learning for one year or more must submit the following:

  1. Online or Paper Application

  2. $30 Application Fee
    - Pay online or submit check payable to Concordia University

  3. Official College Transcripts (for all institutions attended)

  4. Official Credit Evaluation of credits earned/degrees completed at any non-United States institution
    - Evaluations must be from approved members of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services

  5. Proof of English Proficiency (if English is not your first language)
    i. Completion of Level 112 at an English Language School (ELS) or Mastery Level at Global Language Institute (GLI)
    ii. Completion of Level 6 at an approved English school
    iii. TOEFL iBT 65 or 513 PBT
    iv. An equated score of 70 or better on the Michigan Test
    v. IELTS overall band score of 5.5 or higher (International English Language Testing System)

  6. Certification of Finances indicating the financial source for the expense of attending Concordia University

 

I Have Been Admitted - What Do I Do Next?

Next Steps After Admission

If you have been accepted to Concordia University, St. Paul, please visit the Accepted International Students webpage for important information and next steps.

 

Please Note:
Concordia University cannot provide documentation required for student visa requests for any online programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels.


Submit Application Materials to Concordia:

by mail:
Concordia University - St. Paul
Office of International Admissions
1282 Concordia Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55104                                                                 
by email:
iss@csp.edu
by fax: 
651-603-6320

Resources

Website Feedback Form