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Concordia St. Paul’s Full Tuition Pell Commitment

Finding every potential source of financial assistance can be a daunting task for students each year. CSP’s commitment to affordability is prompting us to take action.

Beginning Fall 2023, we are proud to announce the Concordia, St. Paul’s Full Tuition Pell Commitment. This initiative will focus on incoming first-year and transfer students* with the goal of helping Pell-eligible students maximize their financial aid opportunities and minimize their debt at graduation.

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*with limited exceptions

What is a Pell Grant?

A Federal Pell Grant is awarded to students who have financial need and have not earned a bachelor’s degree. Unlike a loan, a Federal Pell Grant does not have to be repaid.*
*with limited exceptions


Proud to be ranked #1

CSP is ranked No. 1 among all Minnesota private colleges when it comes to serving Pell-eligible students.

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The CSP FUll tuition Pell Commitment

Concordia’s Full Tuition Pell Commitment ensures that eligible incoming first-year and transfer students will receive a grant toward the remaining full cost of tuition.

Eligible students will meet the following criteria:

  • Incoming student in a traditional, on campus undergraduate program
  • 2.75 cumulative GPA earned at former institution
  • Submitted FAFSA to CSP
  • Federal Pell Grant recipient
  • Minnesota State Grant recipient

Steps to Apply

  1. Apply and be admitted to CSP
  2. Submit the FAFSA | CSP code: 002347
  3. Review your financial aid award with your CSP admissions counselor


Please contact the Office of Admissions for more information at [email protected] or 651-641-8230.

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