1921 – Concordia College is founded by the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod to prepare young men for preaching and teaching ministries.Today, Concordia University College of Alberta program offerings include undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
At Concordia, they take a different approach to post-secondary education – one that treats you like the whole person that you are. Built on a foundation of faith and intellectual integrity, Concordia is a place where people of various beliefs come together to grow and find what we’re all looking for: friends, fellowship and a satisfying career.
In addition to its degree programs, Concordia continues to offer church work programs as well as diploma and certificate programs in Career Development and academic upgrading programs.
Concordia is located in Edmonton's Highlands neighborhood, steps away from the river valley walking trails.When you live on or near campus, you have quick access to your classes and professors, and the university's services and facilities. Whatever your housing needs, there are options for you to live on or off-campus.
The Arnold Guebert Library provides the community with user-friendly access to a diverse collection of current and program-relevant materials.Library staff members strive to provide exemplary service, enabling library users to effectively navigate and utilize the collection. The library encourages innovation, embraces new technologies, forges effective partnerships and promotes student excellence.
Visa-holding students who intend to study at University of Edmonton for less than 12 consecutive months are not eligible for Alberta Health Care and must subscribe to the mandatory International Student Medical Insurance ProgramVisa-holding students who intend to reside in Alberta for at least 12 consecutive months qualify as residents and are eligible to obtain Alberta Health Care coverage.
Concordia is an intimate university community within the busy urban center of Edmonton, Alberta's capital. The Highlands campus is tucked away in a residential area overlooking the beautiful North Saskatchewan River valley, minutes from downtown by public or private transportation. It's the best of both worlds: a peaceful locale within easy reach of the countless amenities of city center.
Gym and Weight RoomConcordia's gym and weight room is located in the Ralph King Athletic Centre, just north of the soccer field. It is open for all students, faculty and staff.
Canada has no formal system of university accreditation. In Canada, higher education is the constitutional responsibility of the countrys 10 provinces and three territories, and universities derive degree-granting authority from provincial legislation. Concordia became a degree-granting institution in 1987, offering undergraduate and graduate degrees.