Building a Career in Fargo-Moorhead

"Fargo-Moorhead was at the beginning of its transformation when I graduated. It was great to stay here, but a lot of my classmates moved away. Fargo is a fantastic place to build a career and live a life. There have been more opportunities for people to experience their own things within the F-M area."
— Camille Weber Grade ’04, Chief Market Officer, Bushel

When you're here, do as the Cobbers do.

Best City for Jobs

The Fargo-Moorhead metro area was named the top job market by (2020).

Events in Fargo-Moorhead

Arts and culture. Musical artists. Sporting events. A vibrant downtown culture. There's no shortage of events to take in and places to visit in Fargo-Moorhead.

Things To Do

Some of the area's most unique events of the year include Frostival (a celebration of our snowy winters), the Fargo Film Festival (at the historic Fargo Theatre), and StartupBREW Fargo (a popular weekly event for Fargo-Moorhead's entrepreneurial community, including Concordia students, employees, and alumni).

Fargo-Moorhead is truly the hidden gem of the Midwest.

Here are just a few of the things you’ll love about living here:

  • Metro area – a small-town feel with big-city culture
  • Affordable housing
  • Free MATBUS for Concordia students
  • Low crime rate
  • Vibrant arts and entrepreneurial community

Transportation in Fargo-Moorhead


Most people in Fargo-Moorhead get around in a car. Although traffic is busier during certain times of the day, the traffic is never stalled like bigger cities during their rush hour. Just another benefit of living here!

Public Transportation

Concordia students get free unlimited rides on Fargo-Moorhead's MATBUS public transportation system.


Concordia also has a COBBike program, where you can check out a bicycle on campus for free and explore the city on two wheels. Fargo-Moorhead has bike lanes on many primary roads and several trails in parks and around the two cities. 

Lodging in Fargo-Moorhead

The Fargo-Moorhead area has plenty of hotel options for visitors of campus.

Lodging near Concordia

120 Acres

of Campus

in the Heart of Residential Moorhead

3.5 Hours

(235 Miles Northwest)

from Minneapolis-St. Paul


College Students

in Fargo-Moorhead area


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