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Concordia University, St. Paul has prepared students for successful careers and meaningful lives for more than a century.


Concordia University focuses on providing the benefits of a liberal arts education in a relevant context suited to today’s more career-minded students.

Established Reputation

Concordia University is a diverse and Christ-centered community with an established reputation as an institution that is committed to academic excellence in all of its programs.

Dynamic Learning Community

Concordia University students come from diverse backgrounds, faith traditions, cultural heritage and ages, but all are part of the Concordia community where they will find a warm and welcoming place to grow academically, spiritually and interpersonally.

Relevant Learning

Students have countless opportunities to apply concepts they learn in class to real-world challenges using tools such as case studies, projects, service-learning, internships, research, study trips and more to develop practical knowledge and abilities that are attractive to employers.

Quality Education

Concordia University provides a high-quality education to prepare students to be proficient and knowledgeable in their chosen vocation.


Concordia University serves students at every phase of their educational journey. Students can pursue a traditional four-year degree program, take individual classes through Continuing Studies, or pursue an accelerated undergraduate or graduate degree taking classes one night a week in-class, online or in blended formats.


Concordia University is one of the most affordable private colleges in Minnesota. Our competitively priced degree programs and generous financial aid provide a private college education at a price students can afford.

Supportive Faculty

Concordia University faculty members are knowledgeable, dedicated and accessible to students. Their focus is on helping students to achieve successful outcomes both in the classroom and after graduation.

Lasting Value

Your learning experiences will be relevant to the skills employers seek and real preparation for a life of meaning and service.

Why Concordia

Lasting Value

Lasting Value

Your learning experiences will be relevant to the skills employers seek and real preparation for a life of meaning and service.

Get Connected

Get Connected

50-plus clubs, organizations and activities let you get involved, have fun and build friendships. Who knows where you'll find an unexpected new passion in life!

Small Campus, Big City

Small Campus, Big City

The comfort and safety of a smaller campus (about 1,000 students) with the convenience of Concordia's metro location. We call that the best of both worlds.

Major Choices

Major Choices

45 liberal arts majors give you room to explore your career interests and refine your choices.


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