Concordia University, St. Paul was founded in 1893 to provide a Christian learning environment for young men preparing to enter the professional ministries of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod.
Today, Concordia University continues to grow to meet the needs of students, the church and the community, while at the same time holding steadfast its historical values and mission.
Concordia University, St. Paul, seeks to serve God and our global village by preparing students for thoughtful and informed living, for dedicated service to God and humanity and for enlightened care of God’s creation. In addition, our Mission Statement commits us to service in the context of the Christian Gospel and as an institution of the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod.
Our students, who come from a variety of backgrounds and experiences, continue to bless us with curiosity, dedication, intelligence, and ambition. Our well-educated, caring faculty and staff share with them knowledge, disciplined research methodology, logical evaluation techniques, interpersonal communication skills and Christian values.
Learning to live cooperatively is an integral part of Concordia University’s mission to “prepare students for thoughtful and informed living”. Living with others, learning to share space, and community integration are a part of the campus community and we want students to have those learning experiences in all areas of collegiate life.
Concordia is committed to providing equal access for students with disabilities that substantially limit a major life activity and significantly affect living arrangements. Students are responsible to provide this information to Student Accessibility Services (SAS) and Residence Life by stated deadlines.
If you’ve paid a visit to the CSP Library in the past several months, you’ve likely noticed a few changes to its space. These changes include minimal things like new blue paint on the library’s interior columns and more noticeable changes like empty bookshelves and the return of certain student services to the library including the Help Desk, Writing Center, and Multilingual Language Lab.
All universities and colleges are required by Minnesota Law (M.S.135A.14) to maintain immunization records for each student. Minnesota law requires all college students to be immunized for Tetanus and Diphtheria (Td) within the past 10 years. College students born after 1956 must be immunized for Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) after the age of 12 months.
Our 42 acre campus is conveniently located in Minnesota’s capitol city of St. Paul, is less than 10 minutes from either downtown St. Paul, Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and within easy reach of all that the metropolitan area offers.
The Athletic Performance Center made its debut in the fall of 2017 and was publicly dedicated on September 27, 2017. The building, which is located to the southwest of Sea Foam Stadium and has entry off of Marshall Avenue, includes a weight room, turfed training space, batting cages, a large video monitor, and offices for the strength and conditioning staff.
Concordia offers over 30 clubs including major specific, identity based, special interest, and faith based. Clubs are a great way to get involved on campus, develop leadership skills, and meet new friends. Not finding a club you are looking for? Work with our Student Senate and Student Activities Office to propose a funded club.
Concordia University, St. Paul is registered as a private institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.
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