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What type of student are you?

  • Traditional Undergraduate students are working toward their four-year bachelor’s degrees.

  • Our Adult Undergraduate students are professionals of all ages who are continuing their education or returning to school for their four-year bachelor’s degree.

  • Our graduate programs, which include both master’s and doctorate programs, are for students who want to pursue an advanced degree after having earned a bachelor’s degree.

  • Transfer students typically have already completed credits at another college or university and would like to continue and finish their degree at CSP.

  • Students from over 20 countries pursue their undergraduate and graduate degrees at CSP. Find out more about International Admissions here.

  • The Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) program at CSP provides Minnesota high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to enroll in college courses without being charged for tuition or books.

  • Visiting Students

    Visiting Students (non-degree seeking) are those who are not intending to obtain a degree from Concordia University, St. Paul and are interested in taking courses to transfer to another college or university or to complete a certificate through Concordia. Learn more and Apply Now

    Returning Students

    Returning Students are Concordia students that will need to be re-admitted to the university if they have been out of classes for more than two terms. To return to Concordia to finish an unfinished degree program, complete and submit your readmission application.

  • CSP’s programs offer the flexibility and convenience military members need to earn their degree, even when military service makes schedules unpredictable.

COVID-19 Admissions Update

At CSP, we recognize that COVID-19 has impacted many facets of your educational experience. To hopefully ease the admissions process, we have made the following changes:

  • Transcripts: Unofficial high school or college transcripts will now be accepted for application review. Transcripts can be emailed to CSP at
  • ACT/SAT Scores: As a test-optional institution, CSP is able to waive the requirement for standardized testing. Seniors can still submit scores, but they are no longer required for admission.
  • Deadlines: We have extended our priority undergraduate admissions and enrollment deposit deadlines from May 1 to June 1.
  • Virtual Visits: Although our campus is closed, you can easily connect with us virtually.
  • Transfer Credit Acceptance: Transcripts reflecting courses completed in the Spring 2020 term with a P or S grade will be awarded course equivalency credit transfer as if the student has earned the minimum standard grade required for transfer under our current policy. Additionally, we will allow any P or S earned during the Spring 2020 term to meet degree requirements. View the full policy on our COVID-19 site. *Prerequisite courses for Nursing, Diagnostic Medical Sonography and Doctor in Physical Therapy may have exclusions to accepting pass/fail based on programmatic requirements.

We wish for the continued health and safety of you and your loved ones, and look forward to welcoming you as a CSP student!


Test-Optional Policy

CSP’s Test-Optional Admission Policy means students have a choice of whether to submit test scores for admission application review.

Test-Optional Admission Policy

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