Whether you are finishing a degree or pursuing a career change, Concordia University, St. Paul (CSP) offers associate and bachelor’s degree programs that fit your needs and busy life. Our flexible, student-centered accelerated programs connect scholarly thought to action, bridging the gap between theory and practice by encouraging you to draw on the knowledge you have already learned on the job and in life. Full financial aid in the form of grants and loans may be available.

Our partnerships with many area community colleges offer students a streamlined opportunity to take the next step in their education. If you have an associate degree, you can benefit from a seamless transfer of credits allowing you to maximize the value of your current education and get a head start on your next degree.

3,041 Total undergraduate enrollment
48% Students enrolled in non-traditional programs

Program details
Areas of study offered

Accelerated Nursing BSN
Business Administration
Child Development
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Diagnostic Medical Sonography (AAS)
Digital Marketing
Exercise Science
Family Science
Health Care Administration
Human Resource Management
Information Systems
Management & Leadership
Sport Management

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Program type
On campus or online, weeknights in an accelerated/asynchronous and synchronous cohort model

Program schedule
Eight-week courses except for 16-week ABSN courses

Fall (Sept. – Dec.)
Spring (Jan. – March)
Summer (May – July)

Credit transfer

Concordia University, St. Paul, is known for its generous transfer policies and accept a wide range of courses that transfer directly into specific major programs. Learn more about transferring credits.

Maximum number of credits that can transfer

Number of credits required for degree

Minimum cumulative GPA required

Minimum grade required for a course to transfer
C for major coursework
D for general education coursework

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Block transfer acceptance for two-year college students

► Accepts Associate of Arts degree
► Accepts Minnesota Transfer Curriculum

An A.A. or the MnTC fulfills CSP general education requirements; CSP accepts individual MnTC goal areas to fulfill our corresponding general education requirements. Additional two religion classes are required to be taken at CSP for all students.


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Application deadlines
Fall: Aug. 1
Spring: Dec. 1
Summer: March 1

Application fee

Other admissions requirements
Submit official transcripts from regionally accredited institutions with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 based on a 4.0 system for bachelor’s degree programs. Additional application items can be found on CSP’s website.

Where electronic transcripts must be sent
[email protected]

Financial aid & cost

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Tuition and fees

Cost per credit
$420 for general education courses; others vary by program

CSP offers a competitive tuition rate as well as several scholarship opportunities if qualifications are met. Additionally, adult learners are eligible for a $2,000 partnership scholarship that can be applied toward your bachelor’s degree. Learn more at about scholarships for adult learners.

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Other Student paths

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