Concordia University Ann Arbor

Concordia University Ann Arbor
Concordia University Ann Arbor
Established 1963
Type Private
President Dennis Genig
Students 711[1]
Location Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
Campus 187 acres (76 ha)
Nickname Cardinals
Affiliations Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod

Concordia University is a private liberal arts university in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. Its 187-acre (76 ha) campus sits on the banks of the Huron River, about ten minutes outside downtown Ann Arbor. Concordia is affiliated with the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod (LCMS) and is a college of the Concordia University System. The current acting president, Dr. Dennis Genig, serves together with interim CEO Dr. Russel L. Nichols as the administrative leadership of the campus.

The institution has approximately 700 undergraduate students, with a student-faculty ratio of about 11 to 1. Concordia offers over 40 areas of study, a set of adult education programs, and a variety of study-abroad activities.



The institution was established as Concordia Lutheran Junior College in 1963. It changed its name to Concordia College when it began offering four-year degree programs in 1976, and finally became Concordia University in 2001. From 1993 to 1995, it was the home of Accordion Magazine.

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Concordia University is affiliated with the NAIA and the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference. In 2011, Concordia began a varsity football program that joined the MSFA in its Mideast League. Its sports teams are nicknamed the Cardinals, and it offers seven intercollegiate sports with eleven men's and women's teams. Until recently, Concordia was also a member of the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA).

National Championships:

  • 1998 - Softball - NCCAA Division I
  • 1999 - Softball - NCCAA Division I


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