100% of traditional undergraduate students receive institutional aid
22 alumni recognized by Golden Apple Foundation for outstanding teaching
12 average undergraduate class size
Optimize your experience and prepare for a meaningful career with over 170 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
Expect individual care and attention as you build the foundation for your career and grow into the person God calls you to be.
Integrate faith, values, academic excellence and professional experiences as you advance your education and your career through our Master's and Doctoral programs.
The financial aid I received made it possible for me to transfer here. After graduation, I want to be a teacher and a mentor for young first-generation students.
Francisco Peralta BS ’19, Secondary Education-English
I get inspired by helping people unlock their potential. My professors have empowered me to live my dream. I want to show my gratitude by enabling others to live their dreams as well.
Ahmed Montasser DBA ’20, Strategic Leadership specialization
The courses were flexible, the professors helped us improve and we were allowed to integrate our ideas into classroom work. All of that gave me guidance to pursue the career I wanted.
Maci Killman BS and BA ’19, Journalism and Marketing, News Desk Assignment Editor, KOKH FOX 25 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
I learned so much from the coursework and was able to apply it to a new career path, where I am making a difference at a nonprofit that trains veterans to become software developers.
Alicia Boddy MA ’17, Grant Writing, Management and Evaluation
The environment of homeschoolers is very similar to college. You have to study on your own and take initiative. Having professors who believe in you makes a world of difference.
Benjamin Simmons BA ’23 (anticipated), Director of Christian Education
I passed my National Counselor Exam on the first try and landed a job immediately after graduation. This program prepares professional counselors to be catalysts for change.
Mike Gleason MA ’17, Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Read the latest digital edition of the Forester magazine to see how academics and faith come together in a vibrant way.
With more than 1,000 alumni in the field, CUC knows nursing. Explore our new Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program and find out why joining the profession is truly a "work of heart."
Plus, all four years are now taught on campus in a new 4,500-square-foot simulation lab, built specifically for the program. Learn more your future in nursing by scheduling a visit to campus today.
Visiting campus in-person is one of the best ways to get a feel for what everyday student life is like. Let us arrange a personalized tour just for you and your family.
If you can't make it to River Forest, that's OK too. Check out our 360 degree campus tour to get a virtual feel for our vibrant, safe, suburban campus.
The CUC campus is rich with opportunities for you to get involved with student organizations, athletic teams, service leadership and more
As a Christian university rooted in the Lutheran tradition, CUC cultivates within each of its students the ideals of a Christian life. Within that framework, students seek greater meaning in their spiritual and work lives, discovering ways to serve the greater good and mature in their faith.
At CUC, you’ll become part of a close-knit community where you’ll be inspired, challenged and appreciated for your contributions.
Concordia University Chicago’s premier fundraising event of the year will honor four outstanding individuals for their contributions to Lutheran education and community service on Oct. 14.
The University Band will kick off its fall season with a performance on Friday, Sept. 29. The free concert will begin at 8 p.m. in the University’s Chapel of Our Lord.
In the latest rankings, Concordia University Chicago was recognized as a Best Regional University – Midwest, and as a Top Performer on Social Mobility.