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Concordia University Wisconsin is a private institution that was founded in 1881. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,419, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 192 acres. It utilizes a 4-1-4-based academic calendar. Concordia University Wisconsin's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest), 68. Its tuition and fees are $25,150 (2013-14).
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Mission Statement: Concordia University is Lutheran higher education community committed to helping students develop in mind, body, and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and in the world.
Concordia provides a variety of educational opportunities for students who are preparing for vocations in the ministry of the church and for various professional and business careers in the community. The program of studies emphasizes a liberal arts curriculum and course offerings provide educational experiences that cultivate personal and vocational skills. The total program is centered in the Christian philosophy with a confessional Lutheran emphasis. It is governed by sound educational standards and is focused on the spiritual, academic, social, and physical development of students.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod|
When applying to Concordia University Wisconsin, it's important to note the application deadline is August 15. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 15. The application fee at Concordia University Wisconsin is $35. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 70.2 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||70.2%|
|Application deadline||August 15|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 15|
The student-faculty ratio at Concordia University Wisconsin is 14:1, and the school has 49.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Concordia University Wisconsin include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Health Professions and Related Programs; Education; Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services; and Biological and Biomedical Sciences. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 78 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||35%|
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Concordia University Wisconsin has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,419, with a gender distribution of 34.7 percent male students and 65.3 percent female students. At this school, 41 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 59 percent of students live off campus. Concordia University Wisconsin is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
Concordia University Wisconsin offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, and health service. Concordia University Wisconsin also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Concordia University Wisconsin, 75 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Concordia University Wisconsin.
|Students who have cars on campus||75%|
|Health insurance offered||No|
Paying for School
At Concordia University Wisconsin, 84.3 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $11,787.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$25,150 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$9,410 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data