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Information for Concordia Students

Details on Transfer Admissions and Financial Aid

In light of Concordia University-Portland's impending closure, we would like to express our sympathy and support to affected students. We are saddened by this news, but we would like to do our part in helping students complete their education during this transition. 

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, and admission counselors are available to work one-on-one with students to discuss options and make the transfer process as seamless as possible. For additional assistance, contact Torri Henson at or 253.879.3608.


For currently enrolled Concordia undergraduate students, we offer the following:

  • Application fee waived
  • Merit-based scholarships ranging from $15,000 to $26,000 per year. Need-based aid is available for eligible students who submit a FAFSA. Puget Sound's FAFSA code is #003797.
  • Guaranteed on-campus housing

Transfer Credit

Transcripts are evaluated individually, but we will work with students to develop a customized plan to complete a degree in a timely manner with as many of your Concordia credits as possible. Puget Sound offers more than 50 academic programs and many of which correspond to programs offered at Concordia. Applicants can choose from any of our programs, but our majors include:

About Puget Sound

University of Puget Sound is an independent, residential, and predominantly undergraduate liberal arts college with graduate programs in education and health sciences. Our average class size is 17, and our student-to-faculty ratio is 11:1. Our Tacoma campus is 35 miles south of Seattle and 140 miles north of Portland. Students are part of a diverse and engaged community with more than 100 clubs and organizations and 23 men's and women's NCAA Division III athletic programs. Guided by our motto, To the Heights, we seek to educate the whole person, and to give each student space to discover and room to rise to meet new challenges both locally and globally.