Cardinal Stritch University

6801 N Yates Rd, Milwaukee, United States
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Overview of Cardinal Stritch University

About this school

Cardinal Stritch, founded in 1937, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 40-acre campus is located in the Fox Point suburb, 10 miles from downtown Milwaukee.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,543
    • Men:498 (32.3%)
    • Women:1,045 (67.7%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Cardinal Stritch University is 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

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
2
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
2
-
History
2
-
Academic Electives
6
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required for some
September 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
6801 North Yates Road
City, State, Zip
Milwaukee, WI  53217-3985
Phone
(414) 410-4040
Fax
(414) 410-4239
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission 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 can 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
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
-

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
78% of 642 applicants were admitted
Women
79% of 453 applicants were admitted
Men
77% of 189 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
423 (84%) of 503 admitted students enrolled
Women
281 (79%) of 357 admitted students enrolled
Men
142 (97%) of 146 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.16
375 And Above
11%
3.50 - 3.74
12%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
19%
2.50 - 2.99
30%
2.00 - 2.49
11%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
527 average |463-595 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
25%
• Score 500 - 600
31%
• Score 400 - 500
44%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
503 average |443-568 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
13%
• Score 500 - 600
31%
• Score 400 - 500
50%
• Score 300 - 400
6%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
21 average |18-23 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
1%
• Score 24 - 29
17%
• Score 18 - 23
70%
• Score 12 - 17
13%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $28,844 (67.62320063768931%)
  • Room & Board: - $8,118 (19.032212688141794%)
  • Other Expences: - $700 (1.6411122051859146%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $4,992 (11.703474468982979%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Cardinal Stritch University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
-
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning December 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003837
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
92 (66.2%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
85 (92.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
84 (98.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
4 (4.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
80%
Average Award
$28,810
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 84 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $23,884
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 80 (95.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,171
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1 (1.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
54 (38.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $19,678

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
693 (74.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
623 (89.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
619 (99.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
63 (10.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
70%
Average Award
$23,056
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 609 (98.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $18,528
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 546 (88.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,473
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 41 (6.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
241 (25.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,306

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
66%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$31,526
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
5.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Current Students, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students, Spouses of Current Students, Veterans

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,093

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


83

Part-Time Faculty


228

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


Not reported

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 25% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 49% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 22% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 3% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
268,516

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
458
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Cardinal Stritch University provides hearing impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


77.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


16.1%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


38%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


42.3%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (41)


  • Accounting
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Divinity/Ministry
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Religious Education
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Education

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Management

Master's Programs of Study (13)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Liberal Studies
  • Nursing--General
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Psychology--General
  • Reading Education
  • Religion
  • Special Education
  • Sports Management
  • Urban Education

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


598,916

Nearest Metropolitan Area


40 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Milwaukee

Weather


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

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
10 mile(s) from campus in Milwaukee
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Milwaukee
Nearest Train Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Milwaukee

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


10% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


90%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Wolves
School Colors
Burgundy and gray

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
-

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Cardinal Stritch University offers choral groups, drama theatre, national fraternities, student government, student programming board, hispanic club, university ministry, circle k international

Sororities


Fraternities


2% of men participate

ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


901

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,543
Women
1,045
Men
498

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2.6% Asian
  • 18.6% Black/African-American
  • 17.8% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 40.4% White
  • 17.8% Unknown

International Students


11.3% from 39 countries

Average Age


34

Number of Graduate Students


812

Student Resources

Study resources