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Concordia, founded in 1864, is a church-affiliated university. Its 40-acre campus is located in River Forest, 10 miles from Chicago.

Website: www.cuchicago.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,477
Undergraduate
Students
(58.8%) 868 Women
(41.2%) 609 Men
4,494
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
76% of 5,024 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.00
SAT Math
500-580 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
540 average
490-590 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23 average
20-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$45,476
Tuition and Fees
$32,880
Room and Board
$9,996
Average Percent of Need Met
80%
Average Freshman Award
$26,336
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$28,280
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
188
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 26% of classes
10-19 students: 40% of classes
20-29 students: 25% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

River Forest Population
11,210
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Chicago
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
38% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Cougars
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.3% Asian
13.1% Black/African-American
33.2% Hispanic/Latino
3.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
46.5% White
1.1% Unknown
International Students
3.5%
First-Year Students Returning
73.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
36.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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