Concordia University Wisconsin

Mequon, WI

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Concordia, founded in 1881, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 155-acre campus is located in suburban Mequon, 14 miles from Milwaukee.

Website: www.cuw.edu/

Private
Co-ed
3,709
Undergraduate
Students
(66.1%) 2,450 Women
(33.9%) 1,259 Men
3,579
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
63% of 3,612 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.50
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
20-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$39,130
Tuition and Fees
$28,600
Room and Board
$10,530
Average Percent of Need Met
80%
Average Freshman Award
$24,318
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$33,298
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
4-1-4
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
208
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 25% of classes
10-19 students: 35% of classes
20-29 students: 31% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Mequon Population
23,334
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Milwaukee
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
46% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Freddie the Falcon
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.9% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.4% Asian
12.4% Black/African-American
1.0% Hispanic/Latino
3.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
75.6% White
3.8% Unknown
International Students
2.5%
First-Year Students Returning
81.7%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
38.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 3 4
Mathematics 2 3
Science 2  
Foreign Language   2
Social Studies 2  
History    
Academic Electives 5  

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required Not reported
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Used for placement
ACT: Used for placement

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
12800 North Lake Shore Drive
City, State, Zip
Mequon, WI 53097-2402
Phone
(262) 243-5700
Fax
(262) 243-4351
E-mail
admission@cuw.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
3 required for some freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
63% of 3,612 applicants were admitted
Women
70% of 1,923 applicants were admitted
Men
56% of 1,689 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
558 (24%) of 2,288 admitted students enrolled
Women
317 (24%) of 1,347 admitted students enrolled
Men
241 (26%) of 941 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.50
3.75 and Above
28%
3.50 - 3.74
20%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
14%
2.50 - 2.99
18%
2.00 - 2.49
3%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
20-26 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
7%
Score of 24 - 29
37%
Score of 18 - 23
52%
Score of 12 - 17
5%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 19%
Top quarter: 51%
Top half: 88%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$39,130
Tuition and Fees
$28,600
Room and Board
$10,530
Books and Supplies
Not reported
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 15
Final deadline April 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003842
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
454 (95.2%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
390 (85.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
390 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
128 (32.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
80%
Average Award
$24,318
Need-Based Gift
Received by 373 (95.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $16,404
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 312 (80.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,916
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 116 (29.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
79 (16.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $12,481

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,287 (90.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
2,009 (87.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,003 (99.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
509 (25.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
71%
Average Award
$21,208
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,857 (92.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $13,500
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,650 (82.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,253
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 442 (22.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
397 (15.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,364

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
83%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$33,298
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Religion/Biblical Studies
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Music
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Out-of-State Students
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
4-1-4
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biomedical Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Christian Studies
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Exercise Physiology
  • General Studies
  • German Language Teacher Education
  • German Language and Literature
  • Graphic Design
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • Hebrew Language and Literature
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Industrial Radiologic Technology/Technician
  • Interior Design
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
  • Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
  • Modern Greek Language and Literature
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Therapy/Therapist
  • Music, General
  • Occupational Therapy/Therapist
  • Pastoral Studies/Counseling
  • Photography
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physical Therapy/Therapist
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Work
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Youth Ministry
Most Popular Disciplines
Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Biological/life sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Not reported

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Not reported
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
208
Part-Time Faculty
300
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
31%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 25% of classes
10-19 students: 35% of classes
20-29 students: 31% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 10% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 61% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 30% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
 
Computer Ownership
Not reported
Computers Available on Campus
Not Reported
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Science in Health Science, Master of Science in Student Personnel Administration, Master of Science in Rehabilitation Science, Master of Science, Master of Professional Counseling, Master of Science in Physical Therapy, Master of Occupational Therapy, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Church Music, Master of Science in Education

Master's Programs of Study

  • Art Education
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Corporate and Organizational Communication
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Environmental Education
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Finance and Banking
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Human Resources Management
  • Human Services
  • International Business
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Music
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Reading Education
  • Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Special Education
  • Student Affairs

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Pharmacy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Human Services
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy

Location and Setting


Boston Population
23,334
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Milwaukee
Campus Size
192 acres

Weather

Temperature
11.6 average low in January, 74.9 average high in September
Rain
125 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
18 mile(s) from campus in Milwaukee
Nearest Train Station
18 mile(s) from campus in Milwaukee

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing
Students in College Housing
46% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
54%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Not available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Freddie the Falcon
School Colors
Royal blue and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Football     x  
Golf x   x  
Ice Hockey x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x      
Wrestling     x  
Women's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Football    
Golf x  
Ice Hockey x  
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Wrestling    
Mens's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Football x  
Golf x  
Ice Hockey x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball    
Wrestling x  
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, softball, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
 

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
3,709
Women
2,450 (66.1%)
Men
1,259 (33.9%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
2,616
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.9% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.4% Asian
12.4% Black/African-American
1.0% Hispanic/Latino
3.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
75.6% White
3.8% Unknown
International Students.
2.5%
Average Age
21
All Graduate Students
3,579

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
81.7%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
38.8%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
52.7%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
54.3%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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