Concordia University Texas

Austin, TX

Concordia University Texas is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Founded in 1926 as Concordia Lutheran College, it became coeducational in 1955. Its 389-acre campus is located in Austin, 79 miles from San Antonio.

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Concordia University Texas

Austin, TX

About CTX
Concordia University Texas prepares students for the future through personalized education that incorporates challenging, hands-on instruction with Christian-based values. 


Degrees offered: BA, BAAS, BBA, BS, BSN, EdD, MBA, MEd

• Behavioral Sciences
• Biology
• Business Administration
- Accounting & Financial Management
- Global Healthcare Policy & Management
- Human Resources & Management
- Marketing

• Chemistry
• Communication
- Interpersonal Communication
- Public Relations & Advertising
- Visual Communication

• Computer Science
- Software Engineering
• Criminal Justice & Criminology
- Homeland Security
- Management of Law Enforcement

• English
- English Education
- Literature
- Writing

• Education Content Curriculum
- English Language Arts & Reading and Social Studies
- Special Education

• Education Interdisciplinary Studies
- Core Subjects 4-8
- Core Subjects EC-6
- Generalist Content
- Special Education

• Environmental Science & Conservation
• Global Public Health
- Behavioral Sciences
- Environmental Science
- Natural Science
- Social Science

• History
• Kinesiology
- Fitness & Wellness Supervision
- General
- Pre-physical Therapy

• Mathematics
• Multidisciplinary*
• Music
- Music Ministry
- Music Performance
- Music Theory & Composition

• Nursing
• Political Science
• Psychology
• Religious Education/DCE*
- Children’s Ministry
- Missional Emergent
- Outdoor Ministry
- Theology
- Worship & the Arts
- Youth Ministry
• Theatre Studies**
- Design/Technology
- Performance

Pre-professional Programs
• Pre-law
• Pre-medical
• Pre-nursing
• Pre-physical Therapy
• Pre-seminary

  * A wide variety of concentrations may be pursued with this major.
** Pending accreditation approval

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Located in Austin, Texas, our small, dynamic University allows learners to utilize all the resources the professors and campus have to offer while engaging with innumerable opportunities for experiential learning and personal growth. Approachable, collaborative, and supportive, we stress the values of meaningful work and lifelong learning. We are recognized for our integrity, academic excellence, and Lutheran ethos.

CTX and you
Regardless of who you are or where you come from, Concordia has a place for you to learn and grow. Through our generous transfer credit policy, you can fulfill up to 75% of your CTX degree plan with transfer credits, rewarding you for your previous college work and speeding up your graduation timeline. Our one-stop-shop admission model makes the transfer process seamless, allowing you to work with the same admissions counselor throughout the enrollment process. Our admissions counselors are trained to address your application, financial aid, registration, and program-related questions, so you never have to search far to find the information you need.

Transfer students who come toCTX from both community collegesand other four-year institutions are often pleasantly surprised by the relaxed and welcoming environment on our campus. Rather than gettinglost in the shuffle, our students enjoy small class sizes and caring professors who offer a personal approach to academics. An average class sizeof 15 students ensures you’ll get individualized attention from each professor. They’ll know your interests, your career path, where you’re from, and more; you won’t be just a face in the crowd.

The CTX difference
We enroll, retain, and graduate students who are leaders in the classroomand in their communities. Studentsof diverse ages and cultures experience a quality, Christ-centered Lutheran education. With the purpose ofcultivating goodness, beauty, and truth, we believe the adventure of faith, learning, and life-changing experiences leads to meaningful work.

Our location
Concordia’s beautiful campus in theNorthwest Austin neighborhood is just minutes away from historical landmarks, live music venues, hiking and biking trails, one-of-a-kindrestaurants, beautiful Lake Travis, and many other exciting things to do. With an average of 300 days of sunshine a year, Austin is a beautiful city and a great place to live.

You can find music of every variety here in Austin, known as the “Live Music Capital of the World.” Film enthusiasts and aspiring actors will enjoy the many theatrical performances and budding film scene in Austin.

Strategically located in a city known for tech companies and start-ups, it’s no wonder Concordia launched an entrepreneurial hub called Incubator-CTX. This co-working platform connects community entrepreneurs with academic insights, student support, and mentors, serving as a space where entrepreneurs discover and execute business practices that positively impact communities.

Our campus boasts the Concordia Preserve, a protected environment of 250+ acres that is home to native plants and endangered animal species.

A liberal arts education
Our liberal arts education model promotes a broad foundation of knowledge and further develops intellectual engagement. Students learn not only what to study but how to learn, going beyond the boundaries of the classroom to engage with visiting scholars and lecturers, service learning opportunities, study abroad programs, and a variety of creative pursuits. These experiences provide a multifaceted opportunity to teach, model, practice,and recognize Christian leadership—invaluable skills that serve our graduates for the rest of their lives.

Athletics (NCAA Division III)
Men’s varsity teams: Baseball, basketball, cross-country, golf, soccer, tennis, track & field
Women’s varsity teams: Basketball,
cross-country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track & field, volleyball
Co-ed varsity team: CTX Esports (NACE affiliated)
Intramural sports: Basketball, dodgeball, flag football, handball, kickball, sand and indoor volleyball, soccer, softball, Ultimate Frisbee

Placement services
We offer placement for LCMS churchworkers. Additionally, our Center for Vocation & Professional Development helps students explore career options by publishing employment listings and providing assessments and jobsearch training to help students determine an appropriate career match.The new Majors 2 Careers platform allows students to start planning their careers early so they are prepared by the time they graduate. The Austin market continues to outpace much of the rest of the country for growth and opportunity.