Concordia University -- Chicago

River Forest, IL

Concordia University -- Chicago

River Forest, IL

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Tuition & Fees

$33,636

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
590
25th
490
75th
590
25th
500
75th
24
25th
17
75th
25
25th
17
75th
25
25th
19
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,759
Declined 1,027
Total Received 4,786
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Private

1,696

undergraduate students

6,452

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 8,148
Established in 1864
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Lutheran

40-acre campus in River Forest (population: 11,132), 10 miles from Chicago. Major airport, bus, and train serve Chicago. School operates transportation to airports and to bus and train stations before and after breaks.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Concordia University — Chicago
7400 Augusta Street
River Forest, IL
60305-1499

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
38%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
68%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
590
25th
490
75th
590
25th
500
75th
24
25th
17
75th
25
25th
17
75th
25
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Application deadline (priority deadline) June 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,759
Declined 1,027
Total Received 4,786

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record

Recommended

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Completion of college-prepatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

74%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
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Financial Aid

85%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$21,173

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $32,660
Room $6,424
Board $3,802
Additional fees $976
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $45,062
Average Financial Aid - $21,173
Total with Avg. Aid $23,889

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,272,287
State $2,414,611
Institutional $17,910,007
Other external
Total $23,596,905

Non-need-based

Federal
State $725
Institutional $3,744,986
Other external $589,733
Total $4,335,444
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 708 209-3113
F: 708 209-3473
financial.aid@cuchicago.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field indoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

dance

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, flag football, floor hockey, swimming, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Northern Illinois-Iowa Conference, Illini-Badger Intercollegiate Football Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Administration of Special Education.
Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.
Art Teacher Education.
Art Therapy/Therapist.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Bilingual and Multilingual Education.
Biological and Physical Sciences.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
Business/Corporate Communications, General.
Chemistry Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Commercial and Advertising Art.
Communication and Media Studies, Other.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Counseling Psychology.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminology.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Divinity/Ministry.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other.
Education, General.
Education, Other.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs.
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic).
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Environmental Science.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Finance, General.
General Studies.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Gerontology.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
History, General.
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Journalism.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Management Information Systems, General.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Microbiology, General.
Missions/Missionary Studies.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management.
Organizational Behavior Studies.
Organizational Leadership.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physical Sciences, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Political Science and Government, Other.
Pre-Nursing Studies.
Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other.
Reading Teacher Education.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Religious Education.
Religious/Sacred Music.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Science Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, Other.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Theatre Literature, History and Criticism.
Theology/Theological Studies.
Women's Studies.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Education
  2. Business
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-theology

8,148

total students

61%

in-state

39%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

21%

1,696
students

Female
58%
981

Male
42%
715

79%

6,452
students

Female
67%
4,306

Male
33%
2,146

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

86%

1,457
students

Female
57%
834

Male
43%
623

14%

239
students

Female
62%
147

Male
38%
92

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
12%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
30%
Hispanic/Latino
45%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

10%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

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