Wisconsin Lutheran College

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School Overview

Wisconsin Lutheran College (WLC) is a four-year higher education institution the offers an undergraduate liberal arts education. While the college is affiliated with the Luthern Church, it accepts students of any faith. With just over 1000 students, WLC is considered a relatively small four-year college. Notwithstanding, it offers a comprehensive selection of undergraduate bachelor degree programs for its students. Majors at WLC include Art, Biology, Social Sciences, Business, Cultural Studies, Environmental studies, Mathematics, Sports Science, among many others.

Wisconsin Lutheran College is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools to award bachelor and master degrees. The large majority of the degrees offered at WLC are bachelor’s degrees, but the school does offer a Master of Arts in Education (MA-ED) program. For students who are in a hurry to get through school, WLC offers an accelerated degree completion program in Business Leadership ad Management.

General Information

Admission Office

8800 West Bluemound Road

Milwaukee, WI 53226-4699

(414) 443-8811

Fax: (414) 443-8547



Contact: Craig Swiontek

Director of Admissions
Main Address

8800 West Bluemound Road

Milwaukee, WI 53226

(414) 443-8800

www.wlc.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 753

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 225

Degree-seeking undergrads: 707

Setting

Suburban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $20

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 76%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 76%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Chinese Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Graphic Design B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Education

Early Childhood Education B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
Secondary Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

German B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Interdisciplinary studies B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B
Environmental Studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Human Services B

Social Sciences

Social Sciences – General B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Theology 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.

Wisconsin Lutheran College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(414) 443-8800
Website:wlc.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:wlc.edu/apply/
Address:8800 W Bluemound Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226-4699
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,114
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):64%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:956 (86% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$27,984
Out-of-state Tuition:$27,984
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$18,257

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Wisconsin Lutheran College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Wisconsin Lutheran College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services3
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education2108
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics4
Health Professions and Related Programs1
History1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Natural Resources and Conservation2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies2
Physical Sciences2
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences2
Visual and Performing Arts5
Grand total2448

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Wisconsin Lutheran College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Education18
Grand total118

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Wisconsin Lutheran College 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$27,984
Out-of-state$27,984
Books and supplies$700

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$9,450
Out-of-state$9,450

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid267100%
Grant or scholarship aid267100%$18,257
Student loan aid21480%$6,610

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid94388%$15,645
Federal student loans80875%$6,555

Admissions & Enrollment

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

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants658292366
Percent admitted100%87%93%
Percent admitted who enrolled35%34%35%

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

Wisconsin Lutheran College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,114
Undergraduate enrollment1,000
Graduate enrollment114

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

Wisconsin Lutheran College Accreditation

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

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels

*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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