Admission & Financial Aid

Undergraduate Admission Requirements

General Requirements for International Students

  • A Completed Concordia University Chicago admission application.
  • Official transcripts of all college coursework from each institution attended.
  • Any foreign transcripts must be evaluated by a Concordia-approved international credentialing service. Concordia accepts evaluations from WES (World Education Services) or (ECE (Educational Credential Evaluators).
  • A certified document pledging financial support for the student's first year of study and without any unexpected events, enough funding from the same or an equally dependable source for the following years.
  • Proof of graduation from a secondary school.

Additional Requirements for Undergraduate Admission

  • A transfer verification form for students transferring from a school in the United States.
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of at least 533 (paper-based), 200 (computer-based), 72-73 (internet-based) for undergraduate studies; or
    • Completion of level 112 at ELS Language Centers and a qualified recommendation of the program director of the chosen language program; or
    • A Michigan test score of at least 85; or
    • An International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of at least 7; or
    • A King George International College (KGIC) English for Post-Secondary Education (EPE) final proficiency test score of 75% with a passing class score of 80.

Requirements for undergraduate programs in the College of Business 

  • 68 – 72 (internet-based) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • 6.0 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
  • Michigan test score of at least 85
  • Level 112 at an ELS Language School (ELS) or certificate of Completion of Program from an English Language Institute (ELI), along with a recommendation of the program director.
  • King George International College (KGIC) English for Post-Secondary Education (EPE) final proficiency test scores of 75% with a passing class score of 80 will also be accepted for language proficiency. 

The undergraduate admission office must receive all documents at least three months prior to the expected date of entry.