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Concordia University, Wisconsin Overview

Concordia University, Wisconsin is a private not-for-profit institution located in Mequon, Wisconsin. Concordia University, Wisconsin is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

What Is Concordia University, Wisconsin Known For?

716 Undergraduate Awards
$35,422 Avg Cost After Aid
63% Acceptance Rate
  • The 5% student loan default rate at Concordia University, Wisconsin is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Concordia University, Wisconsin.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Concordia University, Wisconsin makes roughly $42,800 a year. This is 5% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.

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Concordia University, Wisconsin Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Concordia University, Wisconsin has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#98 Best Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Concordia University, Wisconsin.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#3 Best Value Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Health & Medical Administrative Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Best Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#16 Best Education Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#35 Best Value Health Professions Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#41 Best Human Resource Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#51 Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#51 Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#176 Best Business Administration & Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Concordia University, Wisconsin has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#13 Highest Paid Health & Medical Administrative Services Graduates College Factual
#16 Best Teaching Associate’s Degree Schools Teaching Degree Search
#62 Highest Paid Teacher Education Grade Specific Graduates College Factual
#91 Best Business, Management & Marketing Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual
#100 Best Business Administration & Management Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual
#139 Highest Paid Business Administration & Management Graduates College Factual

Where Is Concordia University, Wisconsin?

Location of Concordia University, Wisconsin

Contact details for Concordia University, Wisconsin are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 12800 N Lake Shore Dr, Mequon, WI 53097-2402
Phone: 262-243-5700
Website: https://www.cuw.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CUWisconsin
Twitter: https://twitter.com/CUWisconsin

How Do I Get Into Concordia University, Wisconsin?

You can apply to Concordia University, Wisconsin online at: https://www.cuw.edu/apply

Admission Requirements for Concordia University, Wisconsin

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript recommended
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Concordia University, Wisconsin?

63% Acceptance Rate
59% Of Accepted Are Women
0% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 63%, Concordia University, Wisconsin does not let just anybody through their doors! Make sure you spend enough time polishing up your application so you will make a great impression.

Approximately 41% of accepted students are men and 59% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 55%, and the acceptance rate for women is 70%.

Average Test Scores

About 0% of students accepted to Concordia University, Wisconsin submitted their SAT scores.Concordia University, Wisconsin received ACT scores from 100% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 20 and 26. Math scores were between 19 and 26. Composite scores were between 20 and 26.

ACT English Scores for Concordia University, Wisconsin  ( 20 to 26 )
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ACT Math Scores for Concordia University, Wisconsin  ( 19 to 26 )
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ACT Composite Scores for Concordia University, Wisconsin  ( 20 to 26 )
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36

Can I Afford Concordia University, Wisconsin?

$35,422 Net Price
64% Take Out Loans
5.0% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Concordia University, Wisconsin is $35,422. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Concordia University, Wisconsin, approximately 64% of students took out student loans averaging $7,505 a year. That adds up to $30,020 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Concordia University, Wisconsin is 5.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Concordia University, Wisconsin Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,318 Full-Time Undergraduates
61% Women
13% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,309 undergraduate students at Concordia University, Wisconsin, with 2,318 being full-time and 991 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Concordia University, Wisconsin

There are also 2,468 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,318 full-time undergraduates at Concordia University, Wisconsin, 39% are male and 61% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Concordia University, Wisconsin

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Concordia University, Wisconsin students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Concordia University, Wisconsin Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 40
Black or African American 151
Hispanic or Latino 9
White 1,827
International Students 91
Other Races/Ethnicities 200

Geographic Diversity

Wisconsin students aren't the only ones who study at Concordia University, Wisconsin. At this time, 28 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Online Learning at Concordia University, Wisconsin

1,442 Took All Classes Online
2,285 Took At Least One Class Online
-5.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 12 bachelor’s degree and 25 master’s degree programs available online at Concordia University, Wisconsin. In 2017-2018, 2,285 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Concordia University, Wisconsin has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the most popular in Wisconsin for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Concordia University, Wisconsin

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Concordia University, Wisconsin was -5.7%. This is the #2,497 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Concordia University, Wisconsin regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Concordia University, Wisconsin majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business, Management & Marketing 1%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 42%
Educational Administration 3%
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 60%
Finance & Financial Management 6%
Health & Medical Administrative Services 41%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 42%
Human Development & Family Studies 60%
Human Resource Management 33%
Instructional Media Design 29%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 33%
Liberal Arts General Studies 33%
Public Administration 50%
Public Administration & Social Service 38%
Public Health 32%
Teacher Education Grade Specific 15%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Concordia University, Wisconsin ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Concordia University, Wisconsin.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Sacred Music #4
Business/Corporate Communications #7
International Business #48
Student Counseling #58
Computer Science #59
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions #61
Philosophy & Religious Studies #74
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology #79
Finance & Financial Management #90
Management Information Systems #91
Theological & Ministerial Studies #107
Public Administration #111
Instructional Media Design #130
Curriculum & Instruction #148
Marketing #155
Theology & Religious Vocations #161
Human Development & Family Studies #167
Human Resource Management #172
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences #199
Special Education #209
General Business/Commerce #211
Computer Information Systems #219
Teacher Education Subject Specific #221
Psychology #240
Public Administration & Social Service #244
Educational Administration #274
Teacher Education Grade Specific #323
Accounting #335
Health & Medical Administrative Services #400
Criminal Justice & Corrections #463
Computer & Information Sciences #484

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Concordia University, Wisconsin Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 4 0 106 0 200 0 310
Nursing 0 0 97 66 19 0 182
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 50 0 44 27 121
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 0 0 8 0 6 93 107
Educational Administration 0 0 0 10 50 0 60
Allied Health Professions 0 0 19 0 41 0 60
Human Resource Management 3 0 40 0 15 0 58
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 9 5 38 0 52
Criminal Justice & Corrections 3 0 40 0 0 0 43
Teacher Education Grade Specific 3 0 31 0 7 0 41
Student Counseling 0 0 0 0 38 0 38
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 15 0 20 0 35
Marketing 0 0 26 0 9 0 35
Accounting 0 0 22 0 7 0 29
Health & Medical Administrative Services 1 0 21 0 0 0 22
Public Health 0 0 0 0 22 0 22
General Biology 0 0 21 0 0 0 21
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 0 0 18 0 18
Health & Physical Education 0 0 17 0 0 0 17
General Psychology 0 0 17 0 0 0 17
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 0 0 13 0 3 0 16
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 0 0 15 0 15
Computer Science 0 0 14 0 0 0 14
Information Technology 0 0 0 0 14 0 14
Instructional Media Design 0 0 0 0 14 0 14
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 14 0 0 0 0 14
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0 13 0 0 0 13
Social Work 0 0 12 0 0 0 12
Computer Information Systems 0 0 0 0 10 0 10
Theological & Ministerial Studies 0 0 10 0 0 0 10
Natural Resources Conservation 0 0 7 0 0 0 7
Hospitality Management 0 0 6 0 0 0 6
International Business 0 0 2 0 4 0 6
Special Education 0 0 6 0 0 0 6
Mathematics 0 0 6 0 0 0 6
Sacred Music 0 0 1 0 5 0 6
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 0 5 0 0 0 5
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 5 0 0 0 5
Human Development & Family Studies 0 0 0 0 5 0 5
Middle Eastern Semitic Languages 0 0 5 0 0 0 5
Interior Architecture 0 0 4 0 0 0 4
General Business/Commerce 0 0 4 0 0 0 4
History 0 0 4 0 0 0 4
Public Administration 0 0 0 0 4 0 4
Design & Applied Arts 0 0 4 0 0 0 4
Public Relations & Advertising 0 0 3 0 0 0 3
General English Literature 0 0 3 0 0 0 3
Liberal Arts General Studies 2 0 1 0 0 0 3
Chemistry 0 0 3 0 0 0 3
Economics 0 0 3 0 0 0 3
Political Science & Government 0 0 3 0 0 0 3
General Philosophy & Religious Studies 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
Theology & Religious Vocations (Other) 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
Music 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
Horticulture 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Romance Languages 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Missionary Studies 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Business/Corporate Communications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Management Information Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
General Education 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Germanic Languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Natural Sciences 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Fine & Studio Arts 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 16 14 686 81 608 120 1,525

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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