Concordia University Texas is a private, coeducational institution of liberal arts and sciences offering undergraduate and graduate degrees. Concordia also offers an Accelerated Degree Program for part-time students and adult returning students.
Founded in 1926, Concordia is under the auspices of The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod; all faiths are welcome.
Concordia's main campus is located on 389 acres in Northwest Austin. Concordia has four other university centers in San Antonio, Houston and Fort Worth and central Austin.
Concordia is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of College and Schools.
Concordia offers 22 undergraduate majors in four colleges: Business, Education, Liberal Arts, and Sciences, as well as a Master of Education and Master of Business Administration graduate degrees.
Approximately 2,500 students; 60% female, 40% male.
Students receiving some form of financial aid: approximately 80%
Average class size
Student/Faculty Ratio: 18:1
2 residence halls
Intercollegiate Athletics - Tornados
Concordia is NCAA Division III Intercollegiate Athletics in baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, volleyball and track and field.
Concordia University Texas is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of Concordia University Texas. http://www.sacscoc.org/
Concordia University Texas participated in the reaffirmation of accreditation process during 2008. At the December 2008 meeting of the General Assembly of the Commission on Colleges, Concordia was reaffirmed in its accreditation.
Concordia is also a member of the Independent Colleges and Universities of Texas, the Association of Texas Colleges and Universities, the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, the Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education, the Texas Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, the Association of Lutheran College Faculties, the American Association for Higher Education, the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education. Concordia's elementary and secondary teacher education programs are approved by the Texas Education Agency for pre-school through grade 12. Students successfully completing Concordia's teacher education programs are eligible for teacher certification in Texas after passing the appropriate ExCET tests.