Founded in 1926 under the auspices of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, Concordia University Texas is a private institution of liberal arts and sciences that offers numerous undergraduate and graduate degrees for traditional and non-traditional students.
Originally started as a high school, Concordia quickly grew into a junior college in 1951, a four year college in 1980 and finally a full university in 1995. Thanks to the commitment and education of a dedicated faculty, Concordia has stood by its mission of being an institution recognized for integrity, academic excellence, and Lutheran ethos.
Concordia University Texas provides students with a high-quality education so they are competent and knowledgeable in their chosen professions. Concordia University Texas students demonstrate a high level of proficiency in the workforce, which can be attributed to the revered faculty and their exposure to practical experience.
Concordia University Texas 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.
Concordia University Texas is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award the associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees along with the Doctorate in Education (Ed.D.). Contact the SACSCOC at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of Concordia University Texas.