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 30 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.
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.
Teacher licensure programs
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
Cost & financial aid
CSP is one of the most affordable private colleges in Minnesota. Our 2021-22 tuition stands at $23,900, 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 $20,093 in 2020-21. Our affordable tuition has helped make CSP one of the fastest growing private colleges in Minnesota as traditional undergraduate enrollment has increased by 49 percent the last 10 years.
First-time, full-time students receiving grants and scholarships
Financial aid application deadline
May 1 priority awarding
Learn more about financial aid at Concordia University.
Number of student organizations
Types of student organizations
Cultural or ethnic
Fine art offerings
Theater & Dance
Dance Team / Club
Northern Sun Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Track and field (indoor and outdoor)
Swimming / Diving
Track and Field (indoor and outdoor)
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. Business, management, marketing and related support services
2. Health professions and related programs
3. Parks, recreation, leisure and fitness studies
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
Concordia University, St. Paul
Office of Admissions
1282 Concordia Avenue
St. Paul, MN55104