Overview

When you attend Concordia University, St. Paul (CSP), you’re more than just a student. You’re a part of the Concordia family. Our students come from diverse backgrounds, faith traditions and cultural heritages, but all are part of the Concordia community — where you’ll find a warm and welcoming place to grow academically, spiritually and personally. Our Christian setting empowers you to discover and engage your purpose for life, career and service. CSP delivers an educational experience that is responsive to the needs of our students, relevant to the demands of the job market and provides real preparation for thoughtful living and dedicated service.

Over 5,500 undergraduate, graduate and online students choose to pursue their degrees at Concordia St. Paul. One of the most diverse campuses in Minnesota, our students come from all 50 states and over 40 different countries.

Religious affiliation: Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS)

Student body profile

CSP offers unlimited opportunities to create a valuable college experience for all students.

Academics

CSP’s talented faculty are experts in their field and are in your corner throughout your college journey. They provide personal attention as well as academic and career guidance to ensure you’re supported and well-prepared for your next stops.

Learning options

Dual-degree programs
Internships
Pre-professional programs
Study abroad/away
Teacher licensure programs

Pre-professional programs

Pre-Athletic Training
Pre-Audiology
Pre-Chiropractic
Pre-Chiropractic (3+3)
Pre-Dental    
Pre-Engineering
Pre-Genetic Counseling
Pre-Law 
Pre-Medicine
Pre-Occupational Therapy
Pre-Optometry
Pre-Pharmacy
Pre-Physical Therapy
Pre-Physician Assistant
Pre-Veterinary Medicine

The thing I found most valuable at CSP was the support of my professors and coaches…they were very understanding and willing to do whatever was necessary to make me successful.

Gabe Nkumu '22

Admissions
Cost & financial aid

CSP is the lowest-cost private university in the Twin Cities, with a 2024-25 tuition cost of $25,600. Additionally, our comprehensive financial aid program and numerous scholarship opportunities help drive down out-of-pocket costs. We also offer our CSP Pell Commitment scholarship, which covers the remaining tuition balance for eligible students after grants and institutional scholarships have first been applied. The average gift and loan amount per traditional undergraduate student stood at $20,764 in 2023-24. Our low-cost tuition has helped make CSP one of the fastest-growing private colleges in Minnesota, as traditional undergraduate enrollment has increased by 30 percent since 2012.

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Tuition and fees

First-time, full-time students receiving grants and scholarships
100%

Financial aid application deadline
May 1 priority awarding

FAFSA code
002347

Learn more about financial aid at Concordia University.

Student activities

Number of student organizations
40+

Types of student organizations

Academic clubs
Community service
Cultural or ethnic
Honor societies
Pre-professional
Religious
Student government
Student interest/hobbies

Fine art offerings

Instrumental Music

Concert Band
Drumline
Handbells
Jazz Ensemble
Pep Band
Small Ensembles
Symphony Orchestra

Vocal Music

Gospel
Jazz
Mixed Choir
Opera

Theater & Dance

Dance Team / Club
Hip-Hop dance
Theater club
Theater productions

Athletic programs

NCAA Division
Division II

Conference membership
Northern Sun Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Men's varsity

Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country
Football
Golf
Track and field (indoor and outdoor)

Women's varsity

Basketball
Cross-Country
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming / Diving
Track and Field (indoor and outdoor)
Volleyball

Club sports
Esports

Number of intramural sports
4

 

After graduation

Concordia graduates are bound for success. They’ve followed their passions and have set out to serve in our communities as part of nonprofits, corporations and self-employed entrepreneurs. CSP graduates earn 44 percent more than the national average (collegescorecard.ed.gov).

Disciplines with largest number of graduates
1. Health professions and related programs
2. Business, management, marketing and related support services
3. Parks, recreation, leisure and fitness studies

Alumni majors
Use LinkedIn’s alumni tool* to explore what CSP graduates majored in and the types of careers they have and with which companies.

*based only on those who have accounts on LinkedIn

Contact information

Other Student paths

Transfer

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Adult learners

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Graduate

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