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 heritage, but all are part of the Concordia community — where you’ll find a warm and welcoming place to grow academically, spiritually and personally. Our affiliation with the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod and 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 49 states and over 30 different countries.
Religious affiliation: Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod
Student body profile
CSP offers unlimited opportunities to create a valuable college experience for all students.
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.
Having wonderful professors on campus made me want to succeed and put more effort into not only my academic success but my future.
Crystal Thompson '17
Cost & financial aid
CSP is one of the most affordable private colleges in Minnesota. Our 2020-21 tuition stands at $23,400, which is lowest among MPCC member schools. Additionally, our comprehensive financial aid program and numerous scholarship opportunities help drive down out of pocket costs, which are also the lowest among private colleges in the Twin Cities. In fact, the average gift and loan amount per traditional undergraduate student stood at $22,388 in 2019-20. Our affordable tuition has helped make CSP one of the fastest growing private colleges in Minnesota as traditional undergraduate enrollment has increased by 40% the last 10 years.
First-time, full-time students receiving grants and scholarships
Financial aid application deadline
Learn more about financial aid at Concordia University.
NCAA Division II - Northern Sun Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Track and field (indoor and outdoor)
Swimming / Diving
Track and Field (indoor and outdoor)
Number of intramural sports
CSP also offers coed Esports. Visit the CSP Athletics website for more information on all sports.
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% more than the national average (collegescorecard.ed.gov).
Disciplines with largest number of graduates
1. Business, management, marketing and related support services
2. Parks, recreation, leisure and fitness studies
3. Health professions and related programs
Use LinkedIn’s alumni tool* to explore what Concordia University graduates majored in and the types of careers they have and with which companies.
*based only on those who have accounts on LinkedIn
Concordia University, St. Paul
Office of Admissions
1282 Concordia Avenue
St. Paul, MN55104