100% of traditional undergraduate students receive institutional aid
22 alumni recognized by Golden Apple Foundation for outstanding teaching
12 average undergraduate class size
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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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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
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The University Band of Concordia University Chicago will perform its spring concert on Friday, March 31, at 8 p.m. in the University’s Chapel of Our Lord. The concert is free and open to the public.
CUC will begin offering a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program, with all four years taught exclusively on the Concordia-Chicago campus. This includes a new 4,500-square-foot Nursing Simulation Center, built specifically for the program.
The Wind Symphony will perform their home concert on Friday, March 17 at 8 p.m. The Kapelle will perform their home concert on Sunday, March 19 at 4 p.m. Both concerts are free admission, and will take place in the University’s Chapel of Our Lord.