Concordia University, St. PaulAbout Concordia

About Concordia University St. Paul

A Comprehensive Christian Liberal Arts University

Concordia University, St. Paul is a comprehensive Christian liberal arts university, one of 10 affiliated with The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. Since our founding in 1893, Concordia University has been preparing students for successful careers and meaningful lives by providing an educational experience that is responsive, relevant and real.

Our focus on student success creates a caring, supportive and energetic environment that makes Concordia University a place that stands out for its warmth, character and academic strength. Backgrounds, cultural heritage and ages of students may vary widely, yet all have found a welcoming, accepting place to grow academically, spiritually and interpersonally.

At Concordia University, you are part of a close-knit, caring community that encourages you to explore your interests and abilities and to achieve your goals. Our students learn together in a supportive and collaborative setting in both the traditional or cohort-based learning environment. Whatever their classroom setting, students learn to care about one another and often form friendships that last a lifetime.

Our 42 acre campus is conveniently located in Minnesota’s capitol city of St. Paul, is less than 10 minutes from either downtown St. Paul or Minneapolis and within easy reach of all that the metropolitan area offers.


President's Welcome

Rev. Tom Ries

downloadConcordia University, St. Paul, seeks to serve God and our global village by preparing students for thoughtful and informed living, for dedicated service to God and humanity and for enlightened care of God’s creation. In addition, our Mission Statement commits us to service in the context of the Christian Gospel and as an institution of the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod. Learn More

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The Concordia Value

The value of your Concordia degree will last a lifetime - and even better, Concordia is one of the most competitively priced private colleges in Minnesota.

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Why Study at CSP?

Your learning experiences will be relevant to the skills employers seek and real preparation for a life of meaning and service.

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“Getting my MBA has boosted my professional self-confidence a lot. I know that it is going to help me advance in my career.”

Carlene Johnson ‘11 MBA

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Transfer Ready For A New Direction? Find It Here. Learn more about our Concordia Saint Paul transfer advantage program Learn More
Tuition Your Education is an Investment The cost of higher education in time, money, and effort makes it an important investment in your future. Learn More
Visit We'll work around your schedule We have tours available Monday - Friday several times a day throughout the semester and during the summer. Visit Us