100% of qualified traditional undergrad students receive institutional aid
22 alumni recognized by Golden Apple Foundation for outstanding teaching
12 average undergraduate class size
Begin fulfilling your calling and prepare for a meaningful career with undergraduate, graduate and online degree programs designed to foster personal growth and professional success.
Enjoy a supportive environment and instruction from outstanding professors as you pursue your academic goals and grow into the person God calls you to be.
Integrate your faith and values with academic excellence as you take the next step in your education through a master’s or doctoral program.
My education at CUC is preparing me to preach the faith and be there for others, while also having the intelligence and skills to work out situations by using logic and reasoning.”
Will Schleuter ’26, Theology/Pre-Seminary
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
Ultimately, if I’m giving people a good experience while they’re interacting with me, then it’s going to come back in a positive way. That’s probably one of the biggest things I learned from Concordia-Chicago faculty and staff."”
Jorge Palacios '19, Private Client Banker - J.P. Morgan Chase
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
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.
The CUC campus is rich with opportunities for you to get involved with student organizations, athletic teams, service leadership and more
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.
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 University Band will host their free, festive Christmas concert on Friday, Dec. 8 at 8 p.m., in the Chapel of Our Lord on campus.
The University's beloved Christmas tradition returns on Saturday, Dec. 2 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 3 at 4 p.m. in the Chapel of Our Lord on campus.
This past summer, the University transitioned to a new bookstore operator, Slingshot. From new merch to improved mail service, here are five advantages to look out for.