Concordia University-Saint Paul
Saint Paul, MN 55104-5494


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 4,582
Religious affiliation Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod
Students with disability 11%
Student to faculty ratio 17:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 500 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Concordia University-Saint Paul is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,645 applications and 942 students were granted admission. Concordia University-Saint Paul is at the #55 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
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Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Concordia University-Saint Paul's tuition was $21,250 for all students regardless of residency (20.7% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 97% of Concordia University-Saint Paul's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 44% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,346 (which is 1.2% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Concordia University-Saint Paul in 2016-2017, was 166, which is 72% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,815 (which is 1.4% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Concordia University-Saint Paul has enrolled a total of 4,582 students (3,157 students full-time and 1,425 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 4,582 students, 562 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 37% men and 63% women and 2,740 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,842 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 2,747 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 68%

Black/African American: 10%

Asian: 7%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 5%

Two or more races: 3%

Non-resident alien: 3%

Hispanic: 3%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Concordia University-Saint Paul.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Education 41% 779 587
Health Professions And Related Programs 13% 250 54
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 9% 178 0
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 8% 153 134
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 7% 131 39
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 4% 78 24
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 3% 63 0
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 2% 38 36
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 1% 28
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 1% 21 21

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Concordia University-Saint Paul full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Concordia University-Saint Paul graduates 6 years after enrollment is $37,800. Last year, out of the total 757 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 712 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 939 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 864 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $37,800 $50,700
Employment Rate 94% 92%
Total Graduates 757 939

Campus Location

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