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Concordia University, St. Paul

St. Paul, MN 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate68%
Acceptance Rate68%

About Concordia St Paul

Concordia University, St. Paul Overview

Concordia University, St. Paul is a private, religious school in the urban setting of St. Paul, Minnesota. Concordia St Paul was founded in 1893 and now enrolls around 5,538 students a year, including 3,355 undergraduate students. Concordia St Paul offers housing for up to 500 students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing.

📆 Mark your calendar! The final application deadline for Fall 2023 is August 1.

Student Activities at Concordia St Paul

Are you interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Concordia St Paul's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Concordia St Paul students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

There are no fraternities or sororities at Concordia St Paul, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? Concordia St Paul has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Concordia St Paul on the Student Life page.

2022 Concordia St Paul Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 68%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.1
Tuition $24,400
Percent of Need Met 52%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $22,067

Is Concordia St Paul a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a clearer sense of what Concordia St Paul offers and if the school might be a good choice for you.

Concordia St Paul Acceptance Rate 2022

It is not difficult to get into Concordia St Paul. The acceptance rate at Concordia St Paul is 68%. Last year, 2,485 students applied to Concordia St Paul and 1,687 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Concordia St Paul

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It guages how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

About 62% of students who start at Concordia St Paul return for their second year of college. Around 53% of students who started at Concordia St Paul earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Concordia St Paul Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Concordia St Paul directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Concordia University, St. Paul's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Concordia St Paul's endowment was valued at $59.1 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. For each full-time student, Concordia St Paul spends about $4,296 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Concordia St Paul

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Concordia St Paul meets 52% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $22,067 a year.

In 2020, students graduated with an average of $34,783 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Concordia St Paul.

Based on this information, does Concordia St Paul seem like a good fit? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Concordia St Paul a good school for you?

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Where is Concordia University, St. Paul Located?

Concordia St Paul is located in the city of St. Paul, Minnesota, less than an hour from Minneapolis-St. Paul.

If you would like to see Concordia St Paul for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 94 to St. Paul, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Minneapolis-St. Paul International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Concordia St Paul and St. Paul are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1282 Concordia Avenue St. Paul, MN 55104-5494

Campus Setting: Urban

Concordia St Paul Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Concordia St Paul is Aug 1.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Concordia St Paul is like? There are approximately 5,538 students enrolled at Concordia St Paul, including 3,355 undergraduate students and 2,183 graduate students. 64% percent of students attend school full-time, 68% percent are from MN and 32% percent of students are from other states.


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