Concordia University Wisconsin

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School Overview

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

www.cuw.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 3,786

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 405

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,408

Graduate enrollment: 2,763

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

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

Education

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

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Humanities B
Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies B

Psychology

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.

Concordia University-Wisconsin Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(262) 243-5700
Website:www.cuw.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:https://www.cuw.edu/apply
Address:12800 N Lake Shore Dr, Mequon, WI 53097-2402
Setting:21
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:7,721
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):56%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:5,140 (67% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$27,900
Out-of-state Tuition:$27,900
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:98%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$15,193

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Concordia University-Wisconsin Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Concordia University-Wisconsin.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences31
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services399
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs51
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services12
Education311810
Engineering1
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3
Health Professions and Related Programs1178
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service22
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities12
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies2
Natural Resources and Conservation11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies2
Physical Sciences1
Psychology11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
Social Sciences2
Theology and Religious Vocations152
Visual and Performing Arts6
Grand total497737

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Concordia University-Wisconsin.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services239
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2
Education318
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
Health Professions and Related Programs136
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service11
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Theology and Religious Vocations11
Grand total351028

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Concordia University-Wisconsin and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$27,900
Out-of-state$27,900
Books and supplies$1,600

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$10,290
Out-of-state$10,290

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid61098%
Grant or scholarship aid61098%$15,193
Student loan aid45072%$9,118

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid3,31476%$11,225
Federal student loans2,74363%$7,037

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Concordia University-Wisconsin. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Concordia University-Wisconsin students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants2,6331,0791,554
Percent admitted100%53%70%
Percent admitted who enrolled18%15%20%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Concordia University-Wisconsin Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment7,721
Undergraduate enrollment3,830
Graduate enrollment3,891

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Concordia University-Wisconsin Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does 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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