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Concordia University Wisconsin

Mequon, WI 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate69%
Acceptance Rate69%

About Concordia University Wisconsin

Concordia University Wisconsin Overview

Concordia University Wisconsin is a private, religious school in a suburban setting in Mequon, Wisconsin. Concordia University Wisconsin was founded in 1881 and enrolls around 5,192 students a year, which includes 2,909 undergraduates. Concordia University Wisconsin provides housing for students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Concordia University Wisconsin!

Are you interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Concordia University Wisconsin's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Concordia University Wisconsin students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

There are no fraternities or sororities at Concordia University Wisconsin, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? Concordia University Wisconsin has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Concordia University Wisconsin on the Student Life page.

2022 Concordia University Wisconsin Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar 4-1-4 (2 long terms separated by a month-long mini-term)
Overall Acceptance Rate 69%
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Early Action Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Average GPA 3.5
Tuition $32,770
Percent of Need Met 75%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $28,774

Is Concordia University Wisconsin a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a clearer sense of what Concordia University Wisconsin offers and if it could be a good choice for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Concordia University Wisconsin

It is moderately difficult to get into Concordia University Wisconsin. The acceptance rate at Concordia University Wisconsin is 69%. Last year, 3,544 students applied to Concordia University Wisconsin and 2,436 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Concordia University Wisconsin

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 80% of first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Concordia University Wisconsincome back the next year. Around 61% of students who started at Concordia University Wisconsin earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Concordia University Wisconsin Graduates

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Check with Concordia University Wisconsin directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Concordia University Wisconsin

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Concordia University Wisconsin meets 75% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Concordia University Wisconsin full-time are awarded $28,774 a year in financial aid, on average.

In 2020, students graduated with an average of $36,651 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Concordia University Wisconsin.

Based on this information, how does Concordia University Wisconsin sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Concordia University Wisconsin a good school for you?

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Where is Concordia University Wisconsin?

Concordia University Wisconsin is located in the suburban setting of Mequon, Wisconsin, less than an hour from Milwaukee.

If you are interested in seeing Concordia University Wisconsin for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 43 to Mequon, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Mitchell International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Concordia University Wisconsin and Mequon are like without leaving home.

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College Info

12800 North Lake Shore Drive Mequon, WI 53097-2402

Campus Setting: Suburban

Concordia University Wisconsin Application Deadline

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Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Concordia University Wisconsin is Continuous processing.

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Wondering what life at Concordia University Wisconsin is like? There are approximately 5,192 students enrolled at Concordia University Wisconsin, including 2,909 undergraduate students and 2,283 graduate students. 75% percent of students attend school full-time, 71% percent are from WI and 29% percent of students are from other states.


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