Concordia University-Saint Paul

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Saint Paul, MN

$23,400

Avg tuition

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About Concordia University-Saint Paul

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Christian, Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Concordia University-Saint Paul is a small private university located on an urban campus in Saint Paul, Minnesota. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,578, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 69%. The university offers 64 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 48%, and a student-faculty ratio of 20:1. Tuition and fees for students are $23,400.

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Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

69% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

68% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

48% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Application Considerations

Test scores Not required or recommended

High school transcript Not required or recommended

High school rank Not required or recommended

Letter of recommendation Recommended

High school GPA Required

Open admission No

Completion of college prep program Recommended

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Yes

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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6k

Students enrolled

68%

Online student enrollment

20:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold

Demographics

White

62%

Black

10%

Asian

9%

Unknown

6%

Hispanic

6%

Two or more races

4%

Non-U.S. Citizen

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

66%

Socio-economic diversity

54% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

42

Total Online Enrollment

3,818

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

57% On-campus

43% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Check Bold 100% online

Associate Check Bold 100% online

Bachelor's Check Bold 11% online

Graduate Certificate Check Bold 94% online

Master's Check Bold 81% online

Doctorate Check Bold 50% online

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $23,400 $23,400
Graduate $8,550 $8,550

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $2,000
On-campus room and board $9,600
On-campus other expenses $2,000
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $9,600
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $2,000
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $2,000

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $37,000 $37,000
Off-campus without family $37,000 $37,000
Off-campus with family $27,400 $27,400

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

92%

State Grant Aid

59%

Institution Grant Aid

99%

Pell Grant

54%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $3,611
State Grant Aid $5,621
Institution Grant Aid $9,529
Pell Grant Aid $4,613

Financial Outlook

$21k

Average student debt after graduation

$46k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.