Admission & Financial Aid

Tuition & Payments

The Office of Student Business Services assists students in understanding their semester billing.  This department emails semester bills and monthly statements to students if they have a balance.  The staff also offers support for the monthly tuition payment plan that can be found by visiting, processes student refunds, issues book vouchers (if the student has a credit/negative balance), and ensures payments on the student tuition account are posted accurately.  The office also manages student accounts that are not currently enrolled but are in a collection status. To learn more about the methods of payment available to current undergraduate students click here.

Any student registered for any course, whether full time or part time at Concordia University Chicago, is responsible for financial obligations resulting from tuition and fees not covered by financial aid or any other source.

Traditional undergraduate academic year cost for the 2014-2015 academic year

  Per year Per semester Per credit
Tuition* $28,104.00 $14,052.00  $877.00 (part time) / 585.00 (overload)*
Room & Board** $8,992.00 $4,496.00 ($200 deposit required with application)
Technology Fee $264.00 $132.00  
Student Activity Fee $280.00 $140.00  
Green Fee $10.00  $5.00

One time Matriculation & Records Fee $190 (new freshmen and transfers only)

The tuition and fees listed above are standard.  These numbers do not reflect lab fees or other fees associated with course registration.  Additional fees can also be incurred by ID cards being replaced, parking tickets, lost room or mailbox keys, etc.

*Full-time academic load consists of 12-18 credits per semester. 18.5 credits and above is an "overload."

** Room & Board is based on the standard room rate consisting of a two-person room occupancy.  For single room occupancy, and additional $1,138.00 per semester will be charged in addition to the standard room and board.

Additional miscellaneous fees (if applicable)

Applied Music fees $240 per registration  
Course credit by exam
$125.00 per exam  
Credit for Prior Learning   $235.00 per topic
Commuter parking $126.00 year $63.00 per semester
Overnight parking
$520.00 year          $260.00 per semester
ID replacement card $30.00 for each card replaced  
Dorm room key replacement fee $125.00  
Mailbox key replacement fee
Graduation fee $120.00  
Correspondence Study Courses $877 per 3-credit-hour course