Concordia University System is comprised of 10 schools located throughout the United States. The schools are managed by the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod and enroll over 29,000 students annually and are named after the Book of Concord. The system was established in 1992 and has grown since that time to include new campuses and programs. The schools in the system operate independently of one another, though share services and resources as needed.
All Concordia University programs include a church work program as part of the curricula, in addition to the area of study chosen by the student. Programs are taught by an experienced and qualified faculty that prepares students through solid instruction and guidance. Students will earn a certificate, associates, bachelor’s or graduate level degree upon completion.
Programs offered include:
- Business Management
- Communication & Journalism
The Mequon branch of Concordia University System is located at 12800 N Lake Shore Dr. This campus has a graduating class size which is about a thousand students per year. This campus offers services for students in the form of post-graduation job placement options, career counseling assistance to help students define their goals, and flexible scheduling for those with irregular schedules. Students may learn more, including the school's consumer disclosures, by visiting cuw.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admissions information below may give an overview of the candidates CUW accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Concordia University – Wisconsin has a total student population of about 8,300, where graduate students make up roughly 8% of the student body.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition is estimated to be around $30,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
- The estimated tuition for part time students is around $1,100 to $1,300 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||99%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||99%||$15,445|
|Receiving Student Loans||79%||$8,398|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and alumni, Concordia University – Wisconsin may provide student services including:
- Online course work available
- Weekend and night classes available
- Remedial courses
- Career path counseling
- Work study style employment
- Employment search assistance
The overall graduation rate of CUW is close to 56%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||34%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||18%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||4%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
Campus: Concordia University – Wisconsin
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
- Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
- Occupational Therapy (OT) Program
- Pharmacy (Pharm. D.) Program
Campus: Concordia University Wisconsin at Jackson College
- Radiology Technician Program
- * Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 2009)
Concordia University – Wisconsin is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Northern Athletics Conference)
- Basketball (Northern Athletics Conference)
- Football (Northern Athletics Conference)
- Ice Hockey
- Track and Field, Indoor
- Track and Field, Outdoor
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Concordia University – Wisconsin by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Family and Consumer Sciences
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Theology and Religious Vocations
Visual and Performing Arts
Other 4-Year Private Colleges
The list of schools below have been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Concordia University – Wisconsin.
- University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee in Milwaukee, WI (12 miles away)
- University of Wisconsin - Parkside in Kenosha, WI (42 miles away)
- University of Wisconsin - Whitewater in Whitewater, WI (51 miles away)
- University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh in Oshkosh, WI (62 miles away)
- University of Wisconsin Colleges in Madison, WI (76 miles away)
See a list of all the colleges and universities by clicking on one of the links below:
- Get a list of all the colleges in Wisconsin
- Browse our list of private colleges in Wisconsin
- Find out what other Bible and Christian Colleges are located in Wisconsin
Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Concordia University – Wisconsin for official up-to-date information.