Concordia St. Paul News

May 15, 2015

Class of 2015 Largest in Concordia’s History

Concordia University, St. Paul’s 2015 commencement marked the largest graduating class in its history as 1,263 degrees were awarded among the three commencement ceremonies May 8-9 at the Gangelhoff Center.

In addition to its record-setting size, the Class of 2015 produced several other areas of note, including the first class of graduates in Concordia’s Ed.S program, 33 summa cum laude honorees (3.9 GPA or above with 64 or more credits), and the largest group of international student graduates (25). 

Concordia’s traditional undergraduate programs awarded 282 diplomas to eligible graduates; adult undergraduate programs saw 300 learners receive degrees, while 681 diplomas were awarded to students in CSP’s graduate and Ed.S programs.

 The previous record number of Concordia graduates was 972 in 2014.