Admission & Financial Aid

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Concordia Portland Transfer Information

Welcoming All Concordia University Portland Students

Concordia University Chicago is dedicated to helping Concordia University Portland students complete their degrees smoothly and affordably. Our faculty and staff stand ready to assist and welcome you as you continue your studies.

We guarantee admission of all students in good standing and will accept all transfer credits. All admissions to Concordia-Chicago are subject to standard University requirements, policies and procedures.

Let us assist you as you begin your transfer journey!

THE PORTLAND PROMISE



We understand the hardship associated with your situation. We’re offering the following financial opportunities to ensure that your transition to Concordia-Chicago is as worry-free as possible:

Graduate Students*

  • $1,000 off the cost of your first 3 credit hour graduate course
  • All CUC courses (3 credit hours) cost at least $500 below CU Portland’s standard graduate tuition

Undergraduate Students – Traditional

  • All admitted full-time students will be awarded an institutional admission scholarship up to $23,000 annually. This is in addition to federal and state financial aid for which you may qualify.

Undergraduate Students – Adult Online Accelerated Degree Completion

  • $1,000 off the cost of your first 3 credit hour course
  • All CUC courses (3 credit hours) cost at least $500 below CU Portland’s standard tuition

Be sure to add CUC to your FAFSA--the code is 001666. Our knowledgeable counselors will work with you individually to ensure the best financial aid package.

*As of February 25, all Concordia Portland Ed.D. and MBA students are bound by the terms of the related teach out agreements detailed below.

Programs of Study

Many academic programs at Concordia-Portland correspond to those at Concordia-Chicago, in particular those at the master’s and doctoral levels—including degrees offered fully online.

The lists below provide key programs that may be a good fit for those transferring from Portland. If you do not see an equivalent to your current Concordia-Portland program of study or are interested in another program at Concordia-Chicago, please click the contact us link on the right for a personalized evaluation of your transfer opportunities.


Ed.D. PROGRAM TEACH OUT

Concordia University - Portland has identified a teach-out partnership with Concordia University Chicago, pending formal approval of the accrediting bodies.

This option is available to all Ed.D. students who have attended and earned credits toward their current degree program at Concordia Portland within the last three (3) calendar years. All Concordia Portland Ed.D. students in good academic and financial standing are guaranteed admission to Concordia-Chicago, and will receive a customized degree completion plan supporting each student’s goals and concentration selections. Concordia-Chicago will accept 100% of credits earned at, or accepted as transfer credit by Concordia Portland toward a related degree program. Concordia-Chicago and Concordia Portland are working through the details to invite current dissertation chairs and committee members to continue with their respective academic programs.

Current Ed.D. students will receive an email from the Concordia University – Portland Registrar with details on how to proceed should they choose to pursue this option. Upon choosing this option, students can expect to receive outreach from the Student Success Advising Team for assistance and further information.

Concordia Portland Ed.D. students are at liberty to complete their programs at any institution, subject to the program offerings and transfer guidelines of that institution. CU-P Ed.D. program faculty have developed a substantive set of information on current transfer options and enrollment options at CU-P for the March-April 2020 session (i.e., the final term for the CU-P Ed.D. program).


MBA PROGRAM TEACH OUT

Concordia University - Portland has identified a teach-out partnership with Concordia University Chicago, pending formal approval of the accrediting bodies.

This option is available to all MBA students who have attended and earned credits toward their current degree program at Concordia Portland within the last three (3) calendar years. All Concordia Portland MBA students in good academic and financial standing are guaranteed admission to Concordia-Chicago, and will receive a customized degree completion plan supporting each student’s goals and concentration selections. Concordia-Chicago will accept 100% of credits earned at, or accepted as transfer credit by Concordia Portland toward a related degree program.

Current MBA students will receive an email from the Concordia University – Portland Registrar with details on how to proceed should they choose to pursue this option. Upon choosing this option, students can expect to receive outreach from the Student Success Advising Team for assistance and further information.

Concordia Portland MBA students are at liberty to complete their programs at any institution, subject to the program offerings and transfer guidelines of that institution.


WE’RE COSA EXPERTS

Concordia-Chicago is already an expert at offering COSA administrative licensure programs to students in Oregon. For more than seven years, we’ve partnered together to deliver master’s and doctoral programs in educational leadership and have helped hundreds of students earn their Oregon licensure and leadership degrees. We look forward to working with you to accomplish the same.

For more information regarding specific transfer requirements for COSA programs, please contact Dr. Krista Parent directly at Krista.Parent@CUChicago.edu or 541-954-4239.


APPLY TODAY - NO FEES

Begin the transfer application process now for the Summer 2020 or Fall 2020 semesters, which start May 4 and August 24 respectively.

GRADUATE - MASTER'S AND DOCTORAL 

Submit copies of transcripts to grad.admission@CUChicago.edu or fax to 708-209-3454

UNDERGRADUATE - TRADITIONAL

UNDERGRADUATE - ADULT ONLINE ACCELERATED DEGREE COMPLETION