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Concordia College Alabama

Concordia College Alabama
Established 1922
Type Private, HBCU
Religious affiliation Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod
President Rev. Dr. Tilahun M. Mendedo
Students 719[1]
Location Selma, Alabama, United States
Colors Green and Yellow
Nickname Hornets
Bakke Hall and the Dormitory
Concordia College Alabama is located in Alabama
Concordia College Alabama
Location of Bakke Hall and the Dormitory in Alabama
Location Selma, Alabama
Governing body Lutheran church
Official name: Bakke Hall and the Dormitory
Designated June 19, 1997[2]

Concordia College Alabama is a college of the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod's Concordia University System, located in Selma, Alabama, in the United States. It is the only historically black college in the Concordia System.

Concordia College is one of ten colleges and universities of the Concordia University System of the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.


  • History 1
  • Campus 2
  • Organization and administration 3
  • Academic profile 4
  • Student life 5
    • Athletics 5.1
    • ROTC 5.2
  • See also 6
  • References 7


The college was founded in 1922.


Concordia College's Bakke Hall and the Dormitory, completed in 1928, were both added to the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage on June 19, 1997.[2]

Organization and administration

The college president is Rev. Dr. Tilahun M. Mendedo.

Academic profile

The college has 719 students.[3]

Student life


The Concordia College sports teams, collectively known as the Hornets, compete in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA). Men's sports include basketball, soccer, football and baseball; while women's sports include softball, track, soccer, golf and volleyball.


Concordia College Army ROTC, a satellite program of Marion Military Institute, features more than 25 cadets.

See also


  1. ^ "CUS enrollment hits new record high of 28,421". Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Properties on the Alabama Register of Landmarks & Heritage". Alabama Historical Commission. Retrieved 25 October 2012. 
  3. ^ "CUS enrollment hits new record high of 28,421". Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
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