The application for financial aid at Concordia begins with the FAFSA. The FAFSA is available on Oct. 1 of each year, and we recommend completing the FAFSA as soon as possible after Oct 1. Make sure to select the correct academic year when completing the FAFSA as more than one academic year will be available to choose.
Nearly 100% of our students receive financial aid annually. But first you need to apply for it.
Check out the steps to apply for financial aid below.
You must be enrolled as a full-time student (at least 12 credits or 15 credits if receiving a Minnesota Grant) to receive the financial aid that has been awarded to you.
If your family resources become strained or substantially worse, visit with the Financial Aid Office about your options. You may choose to appeal your financial aid.
There are no institutional grants or scholarships available for a master's program. Eligibility for loan programs will be based on the FAFSA.
There are no institutional grants or scholarships or federal aid available for the Accelerated Nursing program. Some private loans require that you complete a FAFSA.
International students are not eligible for federal financial aid awards and should not file a FAFSA. Concordia does offer International Student Scholarships based on academic ability and financial need.
In Fall 2021, we reduced the cost of tuition by more than $15,000 to ensure that any student who can see themselves here can be a Cobber.
Your financial aid award starts with the Excellence Scholarship (determined by your high school GPA or ACT/SAT scores) – but it doesn't end there.
Starting in Fall 2021, all students benefit from a new lower tuition cost (reduced by more than $15,000 from 2020-21). Concordia will continue to offer substantial aid in the form of scholarships, grants,
2021-22 Cost of Attendance
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Choosing Concordia was a great decision financially. The cost of living in the Fargo-Moorhead area is much more reasonable than the cost of living at other institutions I had considered.