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Concordia University Chicago

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School ID: SU10017
Rank: 5,470
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Applied number: 100

Best Regional University – Midwest (2018), Rank #75, U.S. News and World Report

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General description

Concordia University Chicago was founded in 1864 as a college for teachers and today is a comprehensive university comprising the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, College of Education, College of Graduate Studies and College of Innovation and Professional Programs. CUC offers graduate and undergraduate programs, as well as doctoral degrees. The University is affiliated with The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod and is a member of the Concordia University System, a nationwide network of colleges and universities.

An institution of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod, Concordia-Chicago is a private, liberal arts-based university that incorporates Christian values and is grounded in the Lutheran tradition. Our location on a 40-acre suburban campus in upscale River Forest is only 10 miles west of downtown Chicago. This provides opportunities to gain practical experience that supplement classroom learning. The resources of Chicago enrich all areas of our students’ experiences, making real-world connections possible.

Why Concordia University Chicago?

  • Professors are passionate about their teaching and student success 
  • Programs are offered in relevant fields to meet emerging needs of society
  • Students are individually challenged with practical preparation for a satisfying career
  • Real-world experiences and meaningful internships are plentiful for undergraduates and graduate students
  • Christian values are put into practice
  • Students of various faiths are welcomed to a caring, Christian educational environment
  • Critical thinking and communication skills that last a lifetime
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Avg Cost of Tuition/Year US$ 30.656
Cost of Living/Year US$ 9,448
Application Fee US$ 100
Estimated Total/Year US$ 40,204

Main majors

  • Organization Management
  • Computer Science
  • Psychology
  • Christian Education


Applications are available as early as October 1 every year

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