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Concordia University Chicago is a private institution that was founded in 1864. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,515, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 40 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Concordia University Chicago's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest), 83. Its tuition and fees are $27,788 (2013-14).
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As a distinctive, comprehensive university of the Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod, centered in the Gospel of Jesus Christ and based in the liberal arts, Concordia University equips men and women to serve and lead with integrity, creativity, competence, and compassion in a diverse, interconnected, and increasingly urbanized church and world.
|School type||private, coed college|
Interested in applying to Concordia University Chicago? It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 55.4 percent.
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|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||55.4%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||N/A|
The student-faculty ratio at Concordia University Chicago is 19:1, and the school has 65.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Concordia University Chicago include: Education; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies; Social Sciences; and Psychology. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 66.8 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||33%|
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Concordia University Chicago has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,515, with a gender distribution of 37.7 percent male students and 62.3 percent female students. At this school, 55 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 45 percent of students live off campus. Concordia University Chicago is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
Concordia University Chicago offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, and health insurance. Concordia University Chicago also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Concordia University Chicago, 53 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Concordia University Chicago.
|Students who have cars on campus||53%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
At Concordia University Chicago, 85.7 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $14,298.
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|Tuition and fees||$27,788 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$8,664 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data