Concordia University Wisconsin

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Concordia University Wisconsin (locally referred to CUW) is a coeducational university that is privately owned and operated by the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod, a confessional Protestant denomination with about 2.4 million members. The university is located in the city of Mequon, in the state of Wisconsin and belongs to the Concordia University System, a group of 10 Lutheran college.

Concordia is regionally accredited by the Northern Central Association of College and Schools to award bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The university currently offers undergraduate majors and minors in over 80 fields of study and disciplines and graduate degrees in 18 concentrations. It also offers three doctoral degrees (in nursing, physical therapy and pharmacy) and 8 adult education programs. For working students with busy schedules, Concordia offers evening classes and various e-learning and online degree programs. Other than the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Concordia is the only other university in the state to have a school of pharmacy.

All degrees at CUW are offered through one of its five academic colleges or schools, which include, the School of Business and Legal Studies, the School of Adult and Continuing Education, the School of Human Servies, the School of Education and the School of Arts and Sciences.

General Information

Admission Office

12800 North Lake Shore Drive

Mequon, WI 53097

(262) 243-5700

(888) 628-9472

Fax: (262) 243-4545

Contact: Kenneth Gaschk

Vice President of Enrollment Services
Main Address

12800 North Lake Shore Drive

Mequon, WI 53097

(262) 243-5700

Total undergrads: 3,786

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 405

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,408

Graduate enrollment: 2,763


Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $35

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 64%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 80%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Commercial/Advertising Art B
Graphic Design B
Illustration B
Interior Design B
Music – General Performance B
Music – Piano/Organ B
Photography B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Exercise Physiology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Actuarial Science B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Finance/Banking B
International Finance B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Broadcast Journalism B
Business communication B
Communications/Rhetoric B
Digital Communications/Multimedia B
Mass Communications/Media Studies B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B


Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Business Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Health Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Kindergarten/Preschool Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Ancient Near Eastern/Biblical Languages B
German B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Clinical/Medical Social Work B
Health Services – General B
Medical Assistance C
Medical Radiologic Technology B
Nursing (RN) B
Rehabilitative science B


History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Humanities B
Liberal Arts & Sciences B


Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Economics B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Bible Studies B
Missionary Studies B
Pastoral Counseling B
Pre-Ministerial Studies B
Religious Education B
Religious/Sacred Music B
Theology B
Youth Ministry B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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