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Concordia University, Nebraska

Concordia University, Nebraska is an excellent academic and Christ-centered community equipping men and women for lives of learning, service and leadership in the church and world.
800 N. Columbia Ave, Weller 206, Seward, Nebraska, United States, 68434Jennifer Furr, Sr. Dir. of Alumni and University Relations402-643-7341

Founded in 1894 by The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, Concordia University, Nebraska is a private, coeducational institution of higher learning. Our campus is located in Seward, which has a population of 7,200 and is located 25 minutes west of Lincoln. Our mission hasn't changed since the first class was held in 1894 with professor George Weller and the 13 students who lived and learned in Founders Hall. Concordia University, Nebraska is an excellent academic and Christ-centered community equipping men and women for lives of learning, service and leadership in the church and world. We use our Lutheran tradition to help students strengthen their own Christian identity and gain the practical experience they need to successfully learn, serve and lead in the church and world. Ranked No. 37 Best Regional University, Midwest, 2020-21 U.S. News and World Report More than 80% of our students live on campus, promoting a strong campus life Our town of Seward is ranked as the safest community in Nebraska, according to  Our students experience safe, small-town life and relationships in Seward with plenty of opportunities in Lincoln, less than half an hour away Pursue your interests with more than 70 undergraduate and 30 graduate programs offered on-campus and online.

Living Our Mission Values

Our Promises of a Lutheran Education: Today, Concordia continues to emphasize the Christ-centered message of the Gospel in the higher education it delivers to its students. Our four foundational promises seek to ensure that Concordia will always deliver a Lutheran, Christian higher education and that our students will be equipped not only with a set of skills and a degree, but also a sense of Christian vocation and purpose for the future. Our Promise: Community: Guidance from faith-filled mentors Our Promise: Inquiry: Varied perspectives of the world, its inhabitants and cultures Our Promise: Purpose: Gratefully utilize talents in service to others Our Promise: Wisdom: Apply skills & knowledge in harmony with character and faith

  • We believe that a job should be about more than punching a time clock. Our graduate curriculum is designed to help you prepare to make a difference in your chosen profession. We match theory with practice so you can use what you learn today in your job tomorrow.
  • In addition to greater future earnings, a master’s degree can help you advance your career, work on exciting research opportunities, and update your knowledge of current standards and practices in your field. An advanced degree can also be beneficial if you want to change careers or focus on a different area of specialization within your discipline.
  • Our eight-week classes allow you to quickly progress through your degree. Advance your career sooner with our accelerated and flexible scheduling options where you can earn your degree in as little as one year. Whether you’re most comfortable studying with a group of peers in class, at your own pace from the comforts of your home, or a mix of both, we offer you the choice between on-campus, online or hybrid course options.

Learning. Service. Leadership. Online Degrees at Concordia University, Nebraska

We combine academics, life experience and our Christian faith to help students like you pursue their potential. Our programs engage students in dynamic educational experiences that give you the chance to discover, pursue and realize your calling. Your success is our priority – that’s why our programs are student-centered with personalized support from application to graduation. With us, you’ll develop lifelong skills that prepare you for a meaningful career.