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Concordia University Wisconsin

Mequon, WI

At A Glance

Main Address

12800 N Lake Shore Dr

Mequon, WI 53097-2418

www.cuw.edu

Admission Office

12800 North Lake Shore Drive

Mequon, WI 53097

(262) 243-5700

Fax : (262) 243-4545

admission@cuw.edu

Contact : Kenneth Gaschk

Vice President of Enrollment Services

Type of School

Medium

Private

university

liberal arts college

4-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Lutheran Church Missouri Synod

College Board Code: 1139

Quick Facts

Percentage of students graduating within 6 years : 64.0%

Total undergraduates : 3,308

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 578

Percentage of financial need met (average) : 83.0%

Average financial aid package : $28,774.00

In-State Tuition : $31,182.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $31,182.00

School Calendar

4-1-4

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral

Setting

Large Town (10-50k)

Suburban

Residential campus

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : Apr 15

Financial Aid Priority Application due : Nov 1

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : 4-1-4

Student-faculty ratio : 12 to 1

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral degrees

Graduating in 6 years : 64.0%

Returning for sophomore year : 81.0%

Accreditation and Associations

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Regionally Accredited

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Business/Marketing : 32.0%
Health Professions : 28.0%
Education : 7.0%
Security and Protective Services : 6.0%
Biology : 5.0%

Associates
Business/Marketing : 41.0%
Education : 18.0%
Security and Protective Services : 18.0%
English : 12.0%
Health Professions : 6.0%
Interdisciplinary Studies : 6.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General B
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology B

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting B
Actuarial Science B
Business Administration and Management, General A B M
Business/Commerce, General B
Finance, General B
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General A M
International Finance B
Marketing/Marketing Management, General B

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Broadcast Journalism B
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia B
Mass Communication/Media Studies B
Speech Communication and Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General B
Information Technology M

Education
Art Teacher Education B M
Biology Teacher Education B
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education B
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services M
Curriculum and Instruction M
Early Childhood Education and Teaching B
Education, General B
Educational Leadership and Administration, General M
Elementary Education and Teaching B
English/Language Arts Teacher Education B
Health Teacher Education B
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration M
History Teacher Education B
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching B
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching B
Mathematics Teacher Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching B
Reading Teacher Education M
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education and Teaching B
Secondary School Administration/Principalship M
Social Science Teacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B
Special Education and Teaching, General M
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels B

English Language, Literature & Letters
English Language and Literature, General B

Foreign Language, Literatures & Linguistics
Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics B
German Language and Literature B
Spanish Language and Literature B

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Athletic Training/Trainer B
Clinical/Medical Social Work B
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing M
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General B
Health/Health Care Administration/Management A
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist B
Medical/Clinical Assistant C
Nursing Practice D
Occupational Therapy/Therapist M
Physical Therapy/Therapist D M
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse B M

History
History, General B

Legal Professions & Studies
Pre-Law Studies B

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
Humanities/Humanistic Studies B
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies B

Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics, General B

Natural Resources & Conservation
Environmental Studies B

Philosophy & Religious Studies
Religion/Religious Studies B

Psychology
Counseling Psychology M
Psychology, General B

Public Administration & Social Services
Social Work B

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies A B

Social Sciences
Economics, General B

Theology & Religious Vocations
Bible/Biblical Studies A B
Missions/Missionary Studies B
Pastoral Studies/Counseling B
Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies B
Religious Education B
Religious/Sacred Music B
Theology/Theological Studies B
Youth Ministry B

Visual & Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General B
Commercial and Advertising Art B
Graphic Design B
Illustration B
Interior Design B
Keyboard Instruments B
Music Performance, General B
Photography B

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Honors Program

Accelerated Program

Cross-Registration

Double Major

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Visiting/Exchange Student Program

Independent Study

Internships

Student-Designed Major

Teacher Certification

Liberal Arts/Career Combination

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Distance Learning

Computer Services

200 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Dorms, Libraries, Student Center

Dorms wired for access to campus-wide network

Computer repair service available on campus

Dorms wired for high speed internet connections

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Unique Facilities : access to Lake Michigan, Center for Environmental Studies

Geographic Location : 15 miles from Milwaukee.

Large Town

Suburban

Residential Campus

Total undergraduates : 3,308

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 578

Degree-seeking undergrads : 3,019

Graduate enrollment : 2,468

Student General Information

All students average age : 24

Full time students average age : 21

In state students : 62.0%

Out of state students : 38.0%

Part Time students : 24.0%

Percentage of males : 37.0%

Percentage of females : 63.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 3.0%

Black African American : 10.0%

Asian : 2.0%

Race Ethnicity Unknown : 5.0%

White : 73.0%

Non-Resident Alien : 6.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

Other Activities & Organizations : Lutheran church services available every Sunday. Chapel services held daily.

Student Newspaper : The Beacon

Housing Policies

First-year students living in college housing : 92.0%

All undergraduates living in college housing : 43.0%

Housing Options

Men's Housing

Women's Housing

Additional Housing Options

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Falcons

Sport Member : NCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Intercollegiate

Intramural

Club

Counseling And Wellness

Chaplain/spiritual director

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

Financial aid counseling

Health services

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Veteran's counselor

Alcohol/substance abuse counseling

Minority students services

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Reduced course load

Remedial instruction

Tutoring

Writing center

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

Y

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

Y

Dance Activity

Y

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

Y

Literary Magazine

N

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

Y

Opera

N

Pep Band

Y

Radio Station

Y

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Cross-Country

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Football

Men's Intercollegiate

Golf

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Lacrosse

Men's Intercollegiate

Soccer

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Table tennis

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Tennis

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Track and Field

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Volleyball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's Club

Wrestling

Men's Intercollegiate

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $0.00

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Total applicants : 3,772

Admitted : 2,419

Enrolled : 578

Somewhat selective 64.0% of applicants admitted

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Very Important

Academic GPA

Application Essay

Rigor of secondary school record

Important

Character/Personal Qualities

Level of Applicant's Interest

Standardized Test Scores

Work Experience

Considered

Alumni Relation

Class Rank

Extracurricular Activities

Interview

Racial/Ethnic Status

Recommendations

Religious Affiliation or Commitment

State Residency

Talent/Ability

Volunteer Work

Test Policies for Admission Decisions

Required: SAT or ACT

Test Policies for placement

ACT

AP

CLEP

SAT score use policy

Single Highest Test Date

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

School achievement record and test scores important.

High school class rank of incoming freshmen

Top Tenth : 32.0%

Top Quarter : 61.0%

Top Half : 89.0%

Bottom Half : 11.0%

Bottom Quarter : 1.0%

GPAs of incoming freshmen

3.5 - 3.74 : 21.0%

3.25 - 3.49 : 15.0%

3.00 - 3.24 : 11.0%

2.50 - 2.99 : 14.0%

2.00 - 2.49 : 4.0%

ACT Composite

30 - 36 : 9.0%

24 - 29 : 38.0%

18 - 23 : 49.0%

12 - 17 : 4.0%

ACT Math

30 - 36 : 6.0%

24 - 29 : 46.0%

18 - 23 : 37.0%

12 - 17 : 11.0%

ACT English

30 - 36 : 14.0%

24 - 29 : 32.0%

18 - 23 : 43.0%

12 - 17 : 11.0%

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : Yes

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: For most AP tests, students need to receive score of 3 or higher to receive credit. Chemistry and Physics require a 4 or higher.

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

Academic Electives

5

0

English

3

4

Math

2

3

Science

2

0

Social Studies

2

0

Foreign Language

0

2

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : 99.0%

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

21 - 26


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

2-D Art and Design

3

3

ART 111

All

Art History

3

3

ART 285

All

Biology

3

4

BIO 141

Other

Calculus AB

3

4

MATH 201

Other

Calculus BC

3

4

MATH 202

Other

Calculus BC: AB Subscore

3

4

MATH 201

All

Chemistry

4

4

CHEM 141

All

5

8

CHEM 141 CHEM 142

All

Chinese Language and Culture

3

3

CHIN 101

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

3

POLS 300

All

Computer Science A

3

3

CSC 150

All

Drawing

3

3

ART 141

All

English Language and Composition

3

3

ENG 104

All

English Literature and Composition

3

3

ENG 103 OR ENG 104

All

Environmental Science

3

4

BIO156

All

European History

3

3

HIST 103

All

French Language and Culture

3

3

FRE 101

All

German Language and Culture

3

4

GER 101

All

Human Geography

3

3

--

All

Italian Language and Culture

3

3

--

All

Japanese Language and Culture

3

3

--

All

Latin

3

3

--

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

ECON 222

All

Microeconomics

3

3

ECON 231

All

Music Theory

3

3

MUS 240

All

Physics 1

4

4

PHYS 151

All

Physics 2

4

4

PHYS 152

All

Physics B

4

8

PHYS 151 and PHYS 152

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

4

4

PHYS 152

All

Physics C: Mechanics

4

4

PHYS 151

All

Psychology

3

3

PSY 101

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

4

SPAN 101

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

3

3

SPAN 321

All

Statistics

3

3

MATH 205

All

United States Government and Politics

3

3

POLS 201

All

United States History

3

3

HIST 103

All

World History: Modern

3

3

HIST 103

All

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

99

3

American Literature

99

3

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

99

3

Biology

99

3

Calculus with Elementary Functions

99

3

Chemistry

99

3

College Algebra

99

3

English Literature

99

3

German I

99

3

German II

99

3

History of United States I

99

3

History of United States II

99

3

Human Growth and Development

99

3

Information Systems and Computer Applications

99

3

Introduction to Educational Psychology

99

3

Introductory Business Law

99

3

Introductory Psychology

99

3

Introductory Sociology

99

3

Principles of Macroeconomics

99

3

Principles of Management

99

3

Principles of Marketing

99

3

Principles of Microeconomics

99

3

Spanish I

99

3

Spanish II

99

3

Western Civilization I

99

3

Western Civilization II

99

3

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of scholarship / grants : 66.0%

% of loans / jobs : 34.0%

% of freshmen with need who received financial aid : 100.0%

% Applied for need-based aid : 92.0%

% Judged to have need : 84.0%

% that were offered aid : 84.0%

% that had need fully met : 30.0%

% of need met : 83.0%

Average 1st year financial aid package : $28,774.00

Avg non need-based aid : $17,085.00

Avg need-based scholarship or grant award : $20,119.00

Avg need-based loan : $6,950.00

Avg indebtedness at graduation : $36,651.00

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Nov 1

Regular Financial Aid Deadline : Apr 15

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Steve Taylor

Financial aid office phone : (262) 243-4392

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $1,287.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): --

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Alumni Affiliation

Minority Status

Religious Affiliation

State/District Residency

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Alumni Affiliation

Religious Affiliation

State/District Residency

Work Study Programs

Nights

Weekends

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$31,182.00

$31,182.00

$31,182.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$31,182.00

$31,182.00

$31,182.00

Room and board:

$11,470.00

$3,500.00

$2,870.00

Books and supplies:

$1,900.00

$1,900.00

$1,900.00

Estimated personal expenses:

$2,900.00

$1,450.00

$2,900.00

Transportation expenses:

$620.00

$3,600.00

$620.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$48,072.00

$41,632.00

$39,472.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$48,072.00

$41,632.00

$39,472.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): --

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: 70

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: 90

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: 36

Admission Requirements (Required)

College Transcript(s)

Statement of good standing from Prior Institution(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Total students who applied for transfer: 414

Transfers admitted percentage: 41.0%

Transfers admitted: 171

Transfers enrolled percentage: 15.0%

Transfers enrolled: 66

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Winter

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Re-entry advisor

Special Requirements

Minimum 2.5 GPA required for nursing program, 3.0 for occupational therapy program, and 3.2 for physical therapy program. High school transcript required for students with fewer than 45 college credits.

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: $125.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $31,182.00

Room & Board(on-campus): $11,470.00

Room & Board(off-campus): $3,500.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $1,287.00

Financial Aid

International students eligible for need based aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: --

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

English as a Second Language Program On Campus for International Students

International Student Adviser