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Facts & Statistics

By The Numbers

15:1   Student-faculty ratio
82%   Tenured and tenure track faculty with terminal degrees
44.5%   Students graduating with honors in 2014
41   Liberal arts majors offered
$22,531   Average financial aid awarded to CSP undergraduate students in 2012-13
$21.2   Million in scholarships and grants awarded to CSP students in 2012-13
1   Sculpture titled "Crowned Column" by renowned sculptor Paul Granlund
8,135   Hours given by students last year to service-learning and volunteering
545   Students participating in service-learning projects last year
15   NCAA Division II sports for men & women
33   NSIC conference regular season and tournament championships
7   NCAA Division II National Championships
5   Mins maximum time required to get to class from any parking space on campus
500   Free printouts/copies students get each semester

10:30 a.m. (M-W-F)

11:20 a.m. (T-TH)

  Time of day Chapel is offered for students, faculty and staff every weekday
120   Years Concordia has operated in coordination with the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod
002347   Concordia's FAFSA code (ACT code: 2106; SAT code: 6114)
18   Fortune 500 companies headquartered in the Twin Cities

*For full-time, traditional undergraduate students


As of Fall 2014

  • 1,395 Traditional Undergraduate
          For Traditional Undergraduates
    • Students come to Concordia from 25 states and 7 foreign countries
    • 82% from the State of Minnesota
    • 774 Women, 621 Men
  • 1,025 Adult Undergraduate and Continuing Studies
  • 1,479 Graduate
  • 4,057 Total Enrollment
  • Faith

    As of Fall 2014 (traditional students only)

    • 28.7% Lutheran
    • 26% Other Protestant faiths
    • 6.6% Roman Catholic
    • 4.2% Muslim
    • 3.5% Other faith traditions
    • 28.7% Faith not disclosed
    • 2.4% No religious affiliation

    Financial Aid

    • One of the best values in private colleges in Minnesota
    • 87% of the freshmen who applied for financial aid received assistance in some form for Fall semester 2013
    • Average award for Fall 2013 freshmen was $18,808 ($8,772 in scholarships and grants)

    Graduation Honors

    Over 44% graduated with honors in May 2014:

  • 8.9% Summa Cum Laude (3.90-4.00 GPA and at least 64 credits earned at CSP)
  • 8.9% Magna Cum Laude (3.75-3.89 GPA and at least 64 credits earned at CSP)
  • 8.9% Cum Laude (3.60-3.74 GPA and at least 64 credits earned at CSP)
  • 11% High Distinction (3.90-4.00 GPA and fewer than 64 credits earned at CSP)
  • 6.5% Distinction (3.75-3.89 GPA and fewer than 64 credits earned at CSP)
  • History

    • Founded in 1893
    • Operated under the auspices of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod
    • One of 10 institutions throughout the United States that comprise the Concordia University System

    I.D. Cards

    A Concordia-issued photo identification card gives you access to many on campus services:

    • Access to residence hall
    • Check out library books
    • Access to fitness center
    • Food service at Student Life Center
    • Debit card function gives you access to your student account for use at student union, bookstore or campus laundry facilities.

    Library Resources

    • More than 135,000 items are available to students in the Concordia library, including 72,870 book titles,and 3,065 curriculum titles.
    • More than 7,800 titles in library's children's literature and curriculum collection.
    • Access to more than 2 million items through the collections of member college libraries in the Twin Cities. Concordia is a member of CLICnet (Cooperating Libraries in Consortium).


    As of Fall 2014 (Traditional Undergraduate)

    • 58.4% Caucasian
    • 12.2% African-American
    • 10.5% Asian/Pacific Islander
    • 3.3% Hispanic
    • 4.6% Multiracial
    • 6.5% International
    • .3% American Indian
    • 4.2% Ethnicity undisclosed

    Residence Life

    • Four on-campus residence halls: Luther and Wollaeger are traditional-style halls, Hyatt Village is suite-style and Holst Hall is apartment style.
    • All residence hall rooms have wireless internet, local telephone and cable television service.
    • Approximatly 500 students can live in the residence halls
    • 75% of first-year students live on campus (as of Fall 2013)
    • Wireless access to the web is available in residence hall lounges and rooms.
    • Off-campus apartment housing available for married students and students with families.
    • All residents of Luther Hall, Wollaeger Hall and Hyatt Village will have a 1,600 Flex Point meal plan.
    • All Holst Hall residents will have a 700 Flex Point meal plan.


    Concordia's emphasis on service-learning makes specific volunteer projects part of the class requirement.

    • 421 students participated in service-learning projects in the 2012-13 academic year.
    • 545 students were involved in service initiatives unrelated to coursework in 2012-13.
    • 96 students participated in the Ignite Leadership Program.
    • Students committed 8,135 hours to service-learning and volunteering in the local community in 2012-13.

    Study Abroad

    International study or internship experiences are an important enrichment to the learning experience.

    • Approximately 83 students embarked on national and international study trips and internships to Australia, Chile, China, England, Germany, Israel, Italy, Nicaragua and South Korea during the 2012-13 academic year.


    • Campus-wide wireless access. (Fourth generation wireless capabilities installed in 2014).
    • An increasing number of USB charging ports across campus, including locations in the Student Life Center and library.
    • Lifetime email account supplied by Google. Account also provides lifetime access to Google Apps, offering an abundance of tools for collaboration and information sharing, organization, and more.
    • A Concordia-issued photo identification card giving students access to many campus services, including: access to residence halls; fitness center entry; food service at Student Life Center, Pearson Commons and select off-campus locations; library book access; debit card function for use at bookstore or campus laundry facilities.
    • Printing access from most electronic and mobile devices (laptops, tablets, smartphones) to various printing units around campus.
    • Conveniently located Help Desk staffed seven days a week available to assist with technology issues.
    • Access to web-based learning platform allowing students the ability to submit papers, participate in class and check grades all online.
    • Links to numerous academic resources available 24/7 through campus portal.
    • Cable television access in all on-campus residential living units.

    Gainful Employment

    In order to help students make the best decisions for their career and to meet federal guidelines, we've provided information about Concordia's gainful employment programs that prepare students with training for a specific occupation or career path.
    You'll find information about:

    • Program costs (including books and supplies)
    • Median debt incurred by students
    • Program completion rate
    • Job placement rates

    It's important to note that our data may be limited if fewer than 10 students enrolled in the program over the past year.

    To review specific information regarding gainful employment programs at Concordia for the most recent year(s):


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