Concordia ranks in the top 20 percent nationally, among colleges and universities of all sizes, in the number of students who go on to earn their doctorates.
- The college ranks 24th in the nation among baccalaureate institutions for the number of students studying abroad (Open Doors 2009 report). A global focus throughout the Concordia experience led to the college being one of only five schools honored with the 2006 Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization by NAFSA: Association of International Educators.
- Concordia is one of 23 colleges selected to the AAC&U Core Commitments Leadership Consortium.
- The acceptance rate of graduates into medical school over the past five years is 88 percent, about twice the national average.
- The college ranks first in the number of graduates who are candidates for ELCA rostered ministry. (Vocation and Education unit report, January 2010)
- In the past two years the college has received two grants from the NSF totaling over $1 million to support science education.
- One out of three Concordia students participates in cooperative education opportunities.
- In the past 10 years Concordia graduates have been awarded 12 Fulbright, 3 Goldwater and 2 Truman scholarships.
- In the past five years Concordia has had seven NCAA Postgraduate Scholars, an NCAA Woman of the Year finalist, and an NCAA Award for Valor honoree, an honor that has been awarded only 17 times since 1974.
- The college's annual Christmas Concert is broadcasted nationally, and 17 major music ensembles provide opportunities for one-third of the student body to participate in organized music activities.
- Concordia Language Villages provide world-renowned one-of-a-kind, pre-collegiate language and culture immersion