• Address: 1282 Concordia Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55104-5494

  • Phone Number: (651) 641-8278

  • Website: https://online.csp.edu/

About

Concordia University, Saint Paul is a private not-for-profit university founded in 1893 and located at Saint Paul, Minnesota. The teaching of relevant skills to respond to the ever-changing marketplace is the prime objective of this comprehensive liberal arts university. Concordia University, Saint Paul address is 1282 Concordia Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55104-5494.

  • There are 4,582 students in total enrolled at the university including 3,157 full-timers and 1,425 part-timers.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 17:1.

  • The total graduation rate of the university is 52%.

  • The university also boasts a 94.57% overall placement rate for undergraduate students and 94.91% overall placement for graduate students.

  • The university has a Lutheran religious affiliation and is one of the ten institutions affiliated with Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod.

  • Concordia University, Saint Paul acceptance rate is 57%.

Online Education at Concordia University, Saint Paul

  • The online degrees at the university is career-focused, relevant, reputed and is within a dynamic learning community. The academic schedule is flexible and individually paced.

  • Online students are required to log in to the CSPConnect online portal to access emails, calendar organization, groups for clubs and interests, library resources and billing necessities.

  • Online classes are conducted through the Blackboard Learn system and the students can use this to submit classwork, assignments and other academic-related activities.

  • The cohort-based learning technique prioritizes collaboration over competition thus engaging students positively to employ maximum resources for a fruitful outcome.


Reviews

Some student reviews about the university are mentioned below. 

  • The university has a very welcoming atmosphere and the staff is extremely helpful. The professors, apart from having remarkable expertise in their respective fields, are very insightful to the student's needs and are very helpful.

  • The online classes through Blackboard are very user-friendly and the help desk is prompt and precise in their dealings with any issues. The professors are approachable and take a special interest in each student, recognizing individual talents.

  • The university offers great online education for working adults pursuing their Master's degree.

 

 

Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Private Not-For-Profit

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Headquartered at

Saint Paul, Minnesota

FAFSA/Federal School Code

002347

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Institutional Accreditation

HLC

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Programmatic Accreditation

ACBSP, CAEP, CAPTE

Religious Affiliation

Lutheran

Historically Black College or University

No

Data Source: https://online.csp.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation

  • The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Accredited Programs

  • Human Resource Management, Marketing, and Business, Management, Leadership, Sports Management, and Strategic Communication Management is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.

  • The Education programs are accredited by the Commission for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.

  • Physical Therapy programs are accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education.

Statistics

Key Statistics
Student Faculty Ratio 17: 1
Total Population 4,582
Student Population Full Time: 3,157 Part Time: 1,425
Gender Division Male: 37 % Female: 63 %

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 42 %

The College Monk

Female: 59 %

Total Graduation Rate: 52 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Majors and Online Programs

Concordia University Saint Paul offers 42 online programs across 13 Majors

Nursing

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Business Management

Offering 11 programs accross 2 degrees

Computer Science

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Criminal Justice

Offering 3 programs accross 2 degrees

Education

Offering 13 programs accross 3 degrees

Psychology

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Accounting

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Behavioral Sciences

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Health Science

Offering 3 programs accross 2 degrees

Information Technology

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

Exercise Science

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

Biology

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Fine Arts

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Admissions

Concordia University Saint Paul Acceptance Rate is 57%

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $30
Graduate Application Fee $50

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Admission Statistics
Total Applicants 1,645
Total Applicants Admitted 942
Applicants Enrolled 248
Full time Applicants Enrolled 248
Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Neither required nor recommended
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Recommended

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

The university provides financial assistance to the students to meet their educational needs. This support is extended through the provision of scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study programs. Students wishing to avail this assistance are required to fill in the FAFSA form. Concordia University, Saint Paul federal school code is 002347. Financial aids provided at the university are:

  • University Grant, Freshman Academic Scholarship, Transfer Academic Scholarship, Music Scholarship and Theatre Scholarship are provided as Institutional Aids.

  • Federal Aids include Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant and TEACH Grant. Federal loans such as Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized loans, Direct PLUS loan and Federal Perkins loans are also provided along with Federal Work-Study programs.

  • State Aids include Minnesota State Grant, Minnesota GI Grant, and the Minnesota Indian Scholarship.

Scholarships and Grants

Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Freshman Academic Scholarship $10,000 High school academic achievement. Merit-Based. May 1st, 2019
Transfer Academic Scholarship $6,000 Demonstrate Academic Achievement. GPA of 2.5. August 1st, 2018
Music Scholarship $1,000 Full-time Undergraduate. Participate in music ensembles. Varies
Theatre Scholarship $1,000 Full-time Undergraduate. participate in various theatre jobs at Concordia. Varies
Institutional Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
University Grant $7,939 Demonstrate Financial Need. Varies

Data Source: https://online.csp.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $4,346 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen June 30th, 2018
Federal supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant $2,424 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen June 30th, 2018
TEACH Grant $2,424 Undergraduate or Graduate. 3.25 CGPA. June 30th, 2018
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsidized Loan $5,815 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018
Direct Unsubsidized loan $5,815 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018
Direct PLUS Loans $5,815 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018
Federal Perkins Loans $5,815 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work-Study $5,815 U.S. Citizen or non-citizen eligible Satisfactory academic progress. June 30th, 2018

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

State Grants and Scholarships

State Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Minnesota State Grant $4,808 Residents of Minnesota. Demonstrate the financial need. Varies
Minnesota GI Grant $4,808 Residents of Minnesota. Demonstrate the financial need. Varies
State Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Minnesota Indian Scholarship Varies Residents of Minnesota. Satisfactory Academic Achievement. Varies

Data Source: https://online.csp.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $16,811
$30,001 - $48,000 $16,296
$48,001 - $75,000 $19,134
$75,001 - $110,000 $21,760
Over $110,000 $24,759

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 34% $4,085
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 97% $12,199
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 45% $4,945
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 97% $7,939
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 73% $8,063
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 72% $5,815
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 19,499
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 118 $9,563
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 86 $10,993
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 32 $5,721

Data Source: https://online.csp.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

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