Whether you are finishing a degree or pursuing a career change, Concordia University, St. Paul offers associate and bachelor’s degree programs that fit your needs and busy life. Our flexible, student-centered accelerated programs connect scholarly thought to action, bridging the gap between theory and practice by encouraging you to draw on the knowledge you have already learned on the job and in life. Full financial aid in the form of grants and loans may be available.
Our partnerships with many area community colleges offer students a streamlined opportunity to take the next step in their education. If you have an associate degree, you can benefit from a seamless transfer of credits allowing you to maximize the value of your current education and get a head start on your next degree at CSP. Additionally, adult learners are eligible for a $2,000 partnership scholarship that can be applied toward your bachelor’s degree..
Adult learner enrollment
1,272 students enrolled in nontraditional programs
50% of total undergraduate enrollment
Areas of study offered
Accelerated Nursing BSN
Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Health Care Administration
Human Resource Management
Management & Leadership
New or unique programs
Unique programs include our Accelerated Nursing and Digital Marketing programs.
Accelerated/asynchronous and synchronous cohort model, eight-week courses; our ABSN courses are 16 weeks year-round.
Classes meet on campus or online, weeknights.
Fall (Sept. – Dec.)
Spring (Jan. – March)
Summer (May – July)
Concordia University, St. Paul, is known for its generous transfer policies and accept a wide range of courses that transfer directly into specific major programs. Learn more about transferring credits.
Maximum number of credits that can transfer
Number of credits required for degree
Minimum cumulative GPA required
Minimum grade required for a course to transfer
C for major coursework
D for general education coursework
Block transfer acceptance for two-year college students
► Accepts Associate of Arts degree*
► Accepts Minnesota Transfer Curriculum*
* An A.A. or the MnTC fulfills CSP general education requirements; CSP accepts individual MnTC goal areas to fulfill our corresponding general education requirements. Additional two religion classes are required to be taken at CSP for all students.
Fall: Aug. 1
Spring: Dec. 1
Summer: March 1
Other admissions requirements
Submit official transcripts from regionally accredited institutions with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 based on a 4.0 system for bachelor’s degree programs. Additional application items can be found on CSP’s website.
Where electronic transcripts must be sent
Financial aid & cost
Cost per credit
$420 for general education courses; others vary by program
CSP offers a competitive tuition rate as well as several scholarship opportunities if qualifications are met. Learn more at about scholarships for adult learners.
Learn more about financial aid at CSP.
Concordia University, St. Paul
Office of Admissions
1282 Concordia Avenue
St. Paul, MN55104