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Truth. Freedom. Vocation.

100% of traditional undergraduate students receive institutional aid

22 alumni recognized by Golden Apple Foundation for outstanding teaching

12 average undergraduate class size

Undergraduate Degrees

Expect individual care and attention as you build the foundation for your career and grow into the person God calls you to be.

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Graduate Degrees

Integrate faith, values, academic excellence and professional experiences as you advance your education and your career through our Master's and Doctoral programs.

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Online Programs

Balance your desire to pursue meaningful work with the realities of family and life through our flexible, high-quality online programs.

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Vocation Meets Virtue

See how real CUC Students are making a difference in the world.

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Admission & Aid

CUC is one of the most affordable private universities in the Midwest, and we're committed to making college affordable for all.

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International Students

Concordia University Chicago welcomes students from around the world who are seeking a Lutheran liberal arts education.

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Newly-Admitted Undergraduate Students

Resources and checklists for incoming Cougars.

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Recent News

May 23, 2022

7 reasons to attend a small liberal arts university

Colleges and universities that specialize in the liberal arts and sciences, like CUC, encourage students to gain broad knowledge through applied learning across diverse disciplines.

Apr 28, 2022

12 CUC alumni receive pastoral calls, placements on Call Day 2022

Alumni studying at LCMS seminaries in St. Louis, MO and Fort Wayne, IN learned of their pastoral calls and vicarage assignments to congregations across the U.S.

Apr 19, 2022

Upon winning Rockford Golden Apple award, alumna shares her moment with her students

Rebecca Perry MA '21, an 8th-grade science teacher at Belvidere South Middle School, was presented with the prestigious teaching award during a surprise classroom visit.

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