CUW

Concordia University - Wisconsin

12800 N Lake Shore Drive, Mequon, United States
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  • Total Documents
    10
  • Class Notes
    10
  • Textbook Notes
    4
  • Study Guides
    6
  • Currently Enrolled
    14
  • Previously Enrolled
    30

Overview of Concordia University - Wisconsin (CUW)

About this school

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


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:3,709
    • Men:1,259 (33.9%)
    • Women:2,450 (66.1%)

Location

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Admission Information (CUW)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Concordia University Wisconsin 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
3
4
Mathematics
2
3
Science
2
-
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
2
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
5
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
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: Used for placement ACT: Used for placement

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
12800 North Lake Shore Drive
City, State, Zip
Mequon, WI  53097-2402
Phone
(262) 243-5700
Fax
(262) 243-4351
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 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
Not 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

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
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


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

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.50
375 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 Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


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

Tuition & Financial Aid (CUW)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $28,600 (73.08970099667773%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,530 (26.910299003322258%)
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Concordia University Wisconsin accepts

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 15 | Final deadline April 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003842
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


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 with Loans
83%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$33,298
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
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
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Religion/Biblical Studies
Creative Arts/Performance
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Out-of-State Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (CUW)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


4-1-4

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


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
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

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
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

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
-

Computing


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 Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Concordia University Wisconsin provides hearing impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


81.7%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


38.8%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


52.7%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


54.3%

Programs & Majors (CUW)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (70)


  • 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


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

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


Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Biological/life sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional 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 (32)


  • 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

Campus Life (CUW)

Location & Geography

Population


23,334

Nearest Metropolitan Area


192 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
23 mile(s) from campus in Milwaukee
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 of College Housing


46% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


54%

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

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


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

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Ice Hockey
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Ice Hockey
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, softball, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Concordia University Wisconsin offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,616

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
3,709
Women
2,450
Men
1,259

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

Number of Graduate Students


3,579

Student Resources (CUW)

Study resources

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