Concordia University, St. Paul is a comprehensive Christian liberal arts university, one of 10 affiliated with The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. Since our founding in 1893, Concordia University has been preparing students for successful careers and meaningful lives by providing an educational experience that is responsive, relevant and real. Our focus on student success creates a caring, supportive and energetic environment that makes Concordia a place that stands out for its warmth, character and academic strength. Backgrounds, cultural heritage and ages of students vary widely, yet all have found a welcoming, accepting place to grow academically, spiritually and interpersonally. At Concordia, you are part of a close-knit, caring community that encourages you to explore your interests and abilities and to achieve your goals. Our students learn together in a supportive and collaborative setting in both the traditional or cohort-based learning environment, forming relationships that last a lifetime. Concordia’s campus is conveniently located in Minnesota’s capital city of St. Paul. Less than 10 minutes from either downtown St. Paul or Minneapolis, everything the Twin Cities has to offer is within easy reach.