In accordance with the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA), postsecondary institutions are required to provide specific consumer information to prospective students, parents, the general public and employees. This page provides links to selected general information about Concordia University Chicago (CUC), its policies, and its enrollment in a user friendly manner.
- General Institutional Information - Accreditation, Common Data Set, enrollment, FERPA and University policies
- Academics and Athletics - Academic and athletic disclosures, programs, policies and resources
- Financial Aid - Cost of attendance, net price calculator, policies and resources
- Health and Safety - Emergency response plans, vaccination / immunization policy, reports and resources
- Teacher Prep - Performance and employment data
For additional institutional information contact the Office of Institutional Planning and Effectiveness at Research@CUChicago.edu or 708-209-3121.
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Black or African American
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Fifty-nine percent (59%) of the first-time, full-time freshmen who enrolled in the Fall of 2021 returned in the Fall of 2022.
Overall four-year graduation rates for students who began their studies in Fall 2018 is twenty-five percent (25%), the six-year graduation rates is forty-seven percent (47%).
- Post-Graduation Outcomes-Graduates and Undergraduates 2023
- General Education Assessment AY 2022-2023
- Illinois Certification Test Results AY 2022-2023
- Strategic National Arts Alumni Project (SNAAP) 2022 - Outcome Highlights
Textbook Information is available via the University's Slingshot Bookstore.
Athletic Program Participation
Concordia University Chicago complies with the requirements of the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA) by completing an annual report of our institution’s intercollegiate athletic programs. The report is available on the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Postsecondary Education website. To obtain documented information about CUC’s athletic programs, please contact the Athletic Department at 708-209-3116.
Institutional accreditation is an indicator of quality. Accreditation is granted to institutions that have gone through comprehensive reviews and have demonstrated strict adherence to accreditation standards in degree programs, courses, faculty, administration, and student support services. The institution must provide high quality education in order to qualify for and receive accreditation.
Accreditation also ensures that courses taken and degrees earned through Concordia University Chicago are transferable to (will be accepted by) other institutions that are also accredited by an agency that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
The accreditations, approvals and certifications of the University are based upon the University's status at the time of this update. Accreditations, approvals and certifications are subject to review and modification from time to time.
Concordia University Chicago is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission to award baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees. All Concordia University Chicago degree programs are approved by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).
The College of Business is a candidate for accreditation and a member of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program
The Clinical Mental Health Counseling program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).
The College of Education is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) to offer baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional school personnel. CAEP is a professional accreditor which reviews departments, schools and colleges that prepare teachers and other educators. In addition, the university's education programs are approved by the Illinois State Board of Education.
Concordia University Chicago is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).
Authorization and Academic Approval by State
- Illinois State Agencies
Illinois Board of Higher Education
1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza, Suite 333
Springfield, Illinois 62701-1377
Complaint Hotline: 217-557-7359
Online Complaint Form
Illinois Office of Education, State Teacher Certification Board
100 N. First Street, Suite S-306 Springfield, Illinois 62777
Students may provide feedback or register complaints with these entities at the contact information above, or with the Illinois Office of Attorney General at 800-386-5438.
- Ohio State Agencies
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH 43215
Link to the Online Complaint System
- Concordia University Chicago has been approved to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements.
Specialized Professional Associations (SPA)
- Master’s - Curriculum & Instruction: ESL Endorsement (TESOL/CAEP)
- Master’s - Early Childhood (NAEYC)
- Early Childhood Education (NAEYC)
- Doctorate - Educational Leadership (ELCC)
- Master’s - Education Technology Leadership; ISBE Technology Specialist Endorsement (ISTE)
- Elementary Education (ACEI)
- English Language Arts (NCTE)
- Foreign Language Education: Spanish (ACTFL)
- Master of Arts in Teaching: Elementary Education (ACEI)
- Master of Arts in Teaching: Science Education (NSTA)
- Master of Arts in Teaching: Social Sciences (NCSS)
- Master of Arts in Teaching: English Language Arts (NCTE)
- Master of Arts in Teaching: Physical Education (NASPE)
- Master of Arts in Teaching: Mathematics (NCTM)
- Physical Education (Secondary Education) (NASPE)
- Master’s - Reading Education (ILA | IRA)
- Master’s - School Leadership (ELCC)
- Science Education (Bio. Chem. Designations) (NSTA)
- Secondary Education: Mathematics (NCTM)
- Secondary Education: Social Sciences (NCSS)
- Special Education (CEC)
- Special Education Endorsement, LBS 1 (CEC)
The University is a member of the following academic and collegiate associations to maintain the integrity of academic programs and operations.
- Associated College of the Chicago Area (ACCA)
- Associated Colleges of Illinois (ACI)
- Association of Lutheran College Faculties (ALCF)
- Concordia University System of the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod
- Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
- Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
- Lutheran Education Conference of North America (LECNA)
- Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education (NetVUE)
College of Education Programs Reviewed by CAEP or Specialized Program Associations (SPA)
- Chief School Business Official (Endorsement)
- Curriculum and Instruction, ESL (MA)
- Early Childhood Education (Advanced Level Subsequent Endorsement)
- Early Childhood Education (BS)
- Early Childhood Special Education (Advanced Level Endorsement)
- Educational Leadership (Advanced Level, PhD)
- Elementary Education (BS)
- Elementary Education (MAT)
- Gifted Education-Endorsement
- Middle Grades Education (MAT)
- Middle Grades Education (BS)
- Music Education (BME)
- Physical Education (BS)
- Reading Specialist K-12 (Subsequent Endorsement)
- School Leadership (MA)
- Secondary Education (BS)
- Secondary Education (MAT)
- Spanish Education (BS)
- Special Education (BS)
- Special Education, LBS1 (Advanced Level Endorsement)
- Principal Preparation (MA)
- Teacher Leader (Advanced Level)
- Technology Specialist K-12 (Endorsement)
- Visual Art Education
College of Education Candidate Performance
CAEP Annual Reporting Measures 2021-2022
Measure 1: Completer Effectiveness Indicators of Teacher Effectiveness (Initial & Advanced Levels).
Measure 2: Satisfaction of Employers and Stakeholder Involvement (Initial & Advanced Levels).
Measure 3: Candidate Competency at Completion Content Test Scores (Initial & Advanced Levels).
Measure 3 edTPA: (Initial Level)
Measure 4: Ability of Completers to be Hired (Initial & Advanced)
2020-2021 Title II Report: The “download a PDF” function for the report is not working. When able, a copy of our 2020-2021 Title II report will be published here.
Effective Date: May 22, 2023
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Concordia University Chicago
7400 Augusta St.
River Forest, IL 60305
Campus Banking Notice
Students receiving a financial aid refund can have it direct deposited into an account at any financial institution including a pre-existing account already belonging to the student. Please visit the Department of Education - Campus Banking Notice section for more detailed information.
Cost of Attendance
The cost of attendance (COA) estimates the annual amount needed to cover educational expenses while attending Concordia University Chicago. Several elements besides tuition, mandatory fees, room and board and residency determine the COA. It is important that you consider the cost of books and supplies, transportation and personal living expenses. Loan fees will also be added into the COA if you borrow a Federal Direct Loan to cover your educational expenses.
- Traditional Undergraduate Estimated Cost of Attendance
- ADP Estimated Cost of Attendance
- Graduate Estimated Cost of Attendance
Diversity of Federal Pell Grant Recipients
Concordia University Chicago’s Federal Pell Grant recipients totaled 694 students, which encompassed 44.7% of the enrolled undergraduate (both traditional and non-traditional) student population for the 2021-2022 academic year. Of these Pell recipients, 58% were female and 42% were male. The recipients of the Federal Pell Grant consisted of:
- 44% Hispanic
- 28% White
- 19% African American
- 3% Asian
- 5% Multiracial
- 1% Unknown
Federal Stafford Loan Recipients
CUC’s Direct Loan recipients totaled 941 which encompassed 60.6% of the enrolled undergraduate (both traditional and non-traditional) student population for the 2021-2022 academic year. Of those receiving a Direct Loan, a total of 763 or 81% received the Direct Subsidized Loan and a total of 178 or 19% received the Direct Unsubsidized Loan only Please visit our main Financial Aid pages for student loan information.
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Financial Aid Policies
Learn more information on the financial aid available to undergraduate students, costs and policies.
Gainful Employment Programs
The following graduate certificate programs are approved for financial aid.
- Graduate Certificate in Gerontology
- Strength and Conditioning Certificate
- Human Movement Science Certificate
- Sports Performance Training Certificate
- Sports Nutrition Certificate
Net Price Calculator
Prospective students are encouraged to utilize the Net Price Calculator. By providing basic information about themselves and their parent(s), if dependent, the Net Price Calculator will provide an estimated net cost of attendance. This tool is made available to help families better understand and prepare for traditional undergraduate college costs.
Consolidated Financial Statements
IRS Form 990
Articles of Incorporation & Bylaws
Whistle Blower Policy
Disability Resources and Services
The mission of the Center of Accessibility and Resource for Excellence (CARE) is to provide accommodations and support for students with documented disabilities that will ensure their full engagement in university life, both in the classroom and outside the classroom.
Health Policies, Procedures and Services
- Campus Health Clinic
- Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Information Policy Included in our annual Campus Security Report.
- Vaccination/Immunization Policy
Security Logs, Policies, Procedures and Reports
Campus Security Report
The Department of Public Safety (DPS) is required to maintain records of all security related activity on the campus. The Concordia department of Public Safety publishes a report that discloses relevant information about campus security policies and crime statistics which can be found on the annual Campus Security Report.
Emergency Response and Evacuation
Emergency Response and Evacuation procedures are distributed to all departments and residential facilities within the University. The Emergency Guide provides steps to take in the event an emergency occurs. In addition, employees and students of CUC are encouraged to sign-up for the Emergency Notification Service. For additional information, please contact the Director of Public Safety at 708-209-3629.
Fire Emergency Plan
For specific information on CUC's fire emergency plan, please contact the Director of Public Safety at 708-209-3629.
Missing Persons Procedures
For specific information on CUC's missing persons procedures, please contact the Director of Public Safety at 708-209-3629.
Concordia University Chicago signed and submitted the Certification and Agreement for the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund for the student portion on May 8, 2020. The amount was approved and received on May 15, 2020. The Certification and Agreement for the institutional portion of the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund was signed and submitted on May 29, 2020. The amount was approved and received on June 2, 2020. The University intends to use no less than 50% of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) to provide emergency financial aid grants to students.
Non-Discriminatory Policy as to Students
Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, Illinois admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students of the University. While it does give preference to members of the Lutheran faith, it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational polices, admissions policies and loan programs and athletic and other University-administered programs.
Non-Discrimination Employment Policy
Concordia does not discriminate in the employment of individuals on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, sex or age. However Concordia is an institution of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, and, to the extent allowed by law, reserves the right to give preference in employment based upon religion.
Additional Policy Information
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Privacy Notice
Concordia University Chicago (CUC) is committed to protecting the privacy of students, employees, and other individuals interacting with the University. This notice specifically pertains to the collection and processing of personal data of those individuals who are protected by the European Union’s (EU’s) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and contains information regarding the types of personal information CUC collects and how that information might be used.
Types of Personal Information CUC May Collect
- Student Application—Upon applying to CUC, the university may collect an individual’s demographic and contact information, educational history, test scores, financial information and additional information needed for processing the application.
- Enrollment Data—Upon enrolling at CUC, the university may collect an individual’s contact and financial information, housing and meal preferences, if applicable, and additional information as needed for enrollment purposes.
- University Inquiry—Upon requesting information about CUC, the university may collect that individual’s contact information and other information relevant to the inquiry.
- Employment—Upon applying for employment and/or being hired by CUC, the university may collect information such as the individual’s social security number and other personal information relevant for employment and conduct a criminal background check on the applicant.
- Research—Upon participating in a research study with CUC, an individual’s personal information that is relevant to the study may be collected by the university.
- Campus Event—Upon registering for an event on campus, CUC may collect an individual’s contact and billing information and other types of information relevant to the event.
- Donation—Upon donating to CUC, the university may collect the donor’s contact and billing information
- Vendor—To maximize operating efficiency, CUC may need to collect an individual’s personal information to enable vendors to provide goods and services in support of university operations.
- Cookies—Upon visiting a CUC website, cookies may be utilized to allow the website to function properly. The cookies are used to customize content, allow authorization and access to secure areas, or to analyze how the university website performs through various analytics tools.
- Email—Upon opening an email from CUC, the university may collect time data related to when the message was opened and any links or banners within were clicked.
- Feedback—Upon providing feedback to CUC, an individual’s name, email address and other personal information may be collected in order to reply accordingly.
- Health—To assist with accommodations, health information may be collected from an individual.
- Mailing List—Upon signing up for a CUC mailing list, an individual’s name, email address and other pertinent personal information may be collected.
- Publications—Personal information in relation to the publication may be collected from those who submit materials for publication, those who appear in the publication and those who subscribe to the publication.
- Surveys—Upon participating in a CUC sponsored survey, an individual’s personal information as related to the survey questions and submission may be collected.
- Web Logs--Upon visiting a CUC website, the following types of information may be collected: date, time, IP address, referring site, and browser version.
Primary Purpose for Collecting Personal Information
CUC collects personal data for many purposes, including, but not limited to the following reasons:
- To improve university services and procedures
- For conducting research
- For identification
- For marketing
- To meet contractual and/or legal obligations
- For responding to inquiries
- To provide educational instruction
Sharing of Personal Information
CUC may share information with affiliates, third parties with consent, service providers and to comply with legal requirements and processes. In addition, the institution at its discretion may provide Directory Information as per school policy.
Personal Information Retention
Personal information will be retained in accordance with university policy and state and federal law.
Protection of Personal Information
The University has put in place reasonable physical, technical, and administrative safeguards designed to prevent unauthorized access to or use of personal information that is collected.
Rights Under GDPR
The GDPR notes the following rights:
- Right of access to personal information
- Right of rectification of personal information
- Right to erasure (right to be forgotten)
- Right to restriction of processing of personal information
- Right to data portability (request a copy of personal information)
- Right to object to processing of personal information
Please contact the Office of the Registrar by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 708-209-3165 should you have any questions.
Concordia University Chicago Undergraduate Admissions SMS Terms of Service
Concordia University Chicago uses SMS messaging to communicate to prospective students important information, including but not limited to: admission deadlines, notifications, and reminders for upcoming events. These messages may be both marketing and non-marketing related in nature. By opting into this service you agree to be bound by these SMS Terms of Service.
Prospective students are given the opportunity to opt-in to SMS messaging when completing their admissions application by providing the mobile phone number and consenting to receiving messages.
Message and data rates may apply. Consult your wireless provider to determine the costs for receiving text messages.
Message frequency will vary and may include up to 10 messages per month.
To stop receiving messages reply “STOP” to [SHORTCODE] to opt out of future messages. If you opt-out, you will no longer receive text messages unless you re-subscribe.
You can also reply “HELP” to [SHORTCODE] for more assistance.
The University and the mobile carriers are not liable for delayed or undelivered messages.
Below is information for students on the educational requirements for licensure or certification in the United States; states include the District of Columbia and the U.S. protectorates, as defined in 34 CFR §600.2. This disclosure is being made in compliance with Federal Regulations 34 CFR 668.43 (a)(5)(v) and 34 CFR 668.43(c).
State licensing boards may have additional requirements beyond degree completion to obtain a license such as supervised clinical experiences, background checks, years of experience, or professional examination. The state professional licensing boards make the ultimate decision as to whether or not an individual will be eligible for licensure based on the rules and regulations in place at the time the individual submits their application for licensure. Completion of a CUC degree does not guarantee employment in any profession.
CUC is a member of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (NC-SARA), which permits CUC to offer distance learning programs and coursework to residents of states other than Illinois. NC-SARA membership, however, does not grant reciprocity or exempt students from state professional licensing requirements in other states.
- Art Education (BA)
- Early Childhood Education (BS)
- Elementary Education (BS)
- K-22 Special Education - initial license (BS)
- Middle Grades Education (BS)
- Music Education (BME)
- Physical Education (BS)
- Secondary Education (BS)
- Spanish Education (BS)
- Chief School Business Official (CSBO) (Endorsement - IL; MBA)
- Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MA)
- Curriculum and Instruction, ESL (Endorsement-IL; MA)
- Curriculum and Instruction, ESL and Bilingual (Endorsements-IL; MA)
- Educational Technology Leadership (with IL Ed Tech Specialist licensure) (MA)
- Elementary Education (MAT)
- Gifted Education with IL Gifted Teacher endorsement (Endorsement-IL, MA)
- Leadership: Chief School Business Official (EdD/PhD)
- Leadership: Educational Leadership with IL Superintendent Endorsement (Endorsement – IL; EdD/PhD)
- Leadership: Teacher Leadership with IL Teacher Leader Endorsement (Endorsement – IL; MA, EdD/PhD)
- Principal Preparation - IL (Endorsement-IL, MA)
- Reading Education with Reading Specialist IL Endorsement (MA)
- Reading Teacher Endorsement (Endorsement-IL)
- School Counseling (MA)
- School Service Personnel (Endorsement-IL)
- Special Education LBS1 (MA)
- Middle Grades Education (MAT)
- Secondary Education (MAT)
- School Leadership with PreAL -Oregon (MA)
- School Leadership with ProAL -Oregon (MA)
- Leadership (EdD/PhD)
- Ed Ldshp with Oregon ProAL
- Education Specialist with Professional Administrator License: Oregon (EdS)
- Principal Preparation: Ohio (MA)
- Teacher Leader with Endorsement: Ohio (MA)
- Leadership (EdD/PhD)
- Educational Leadership with OH superintendent licensure
- School Leadership with OH principal licensure
- Teacher Leadership with OH teacher leadership endorsement
State licensing boards may have additional requirements beyond degree completion to obtain a license/certification such as supervised clinical experiences, background checks, years of experience, or professional examination. The state licensing boards make the ultimate decision as to whether or not an individual will be eligible to sit for an exam or apply for licensure based on the rules and regulations in place at the time the individual submits their application. Listed below is a link to each state's licensing board.
- Counseling and Rehabilitation Education - Alabama Board of Examiners in Counseling
- Teacher Education - Alabama State Department of Education, Educator Certification
- Counseling - Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development, Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing, Board of Professional Counselors
- Teacher Education - Alaska Department of Education & Early Development
- Counseling - N/A
- Teacher Education - N/A
- Counseling - Arizona State Board of Behavioral Health Examiners
- Teacher Education - Arizona Department of Education, Teaching Certification
- Counseling - Arkansas Board of Examiners in Counseling and Marriage & Family Therapy
- Teacher Education - Arkansas Department of Education
- Counseling - California Board of Behavioral Science
- Teacher Education - California Department of Education
- Counseling - Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies, Division of Professions and Occupations, Board of Licensed Professional Counselor Examiners
- Teacher Education - Colorado Department of Education, Educator Talent Licensing Office
- Counseling - Connecticut State Department of Public Health, Professional Counselor Licensing
- Teacher Education - Connecticut State Department of Education, Bureau of Certification
- Counseling - Delaware Division of Professional Regulation, Board of Mental Health and Chemical Dependency Professionals
- Teacher Education - Delaware Department of Education - Licensure & Certification
District of Columbia
- Counseling - District of Columbia Health, Professional Counseling Licensing
- Teacher Education - District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent of Education, Educator Certification
- Counseling - Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling
- Teacher Education - Florida Department of Education, Educator Certification
- Counseling - Georgia Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage & Family Therapists
- Teacher Education - Georgia Professional Standards Commission, Educator Certification
- Counseling - Guam Board of Allied Health Examiners
- Teacher Education - Guam Commission for Educator Certification
- Counseling - Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Professional & Vocational Licensing Division, Mental Health Counselor Licensing Program
- Teacher Education - Hawaii Teacher Standards Board
- Counseling - Idaho Division of Occupational and Professional Licenses, Licensing Board of Professional Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists
- Teacher Education - Idaho State Department of Education
- Counseling - Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Professional Counselor
- Teacher Education - Illinois State Board of Education
- Counseling - Indiana Professional Licensing Agency, Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board
- Teacher Education - Indiana Department of Education, Office of Educator Licensing
- Counseling -Iowa Department of Public Health, Board of Behavioral Science
- Teacher Education - Iowa Board of Educational Examiners
- Counseling - Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board
- Teacher Education - Kansas Department of Education, Teacher Licensure and Accreditation (TLA)
- Counseling - Kentucky Board of Licensure for Professional Counselors
- Teacher Education - Kentucky Board of Education
- Counseling - Louisiana State Board of Licensed Professional Counselors
- Teacher Education - Louisiana Department of Education, Teach Louisiana
- Counseling - State of Maine Professional & Financial Regulation, Board of Counseling Professionals Licensure
- Teacher Education - Maine Department of Education, Certification & Credentialing
- Counseling - Maryland Department of Health, Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists
- Teacher Education - Maryland Department of Education
- Counseling - Massachusetts Board of Registration of Allied Mental Health and Human Services Professions
- Teacher Education - Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
- Counseling - Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Board of Counseling
- Teacher Education - Michigan Department of Education, Teacher Certification
- Counseling - Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy
- Teacher Education - Minnesota Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board
- Counseling - Mississippi State Board of Examiners for Licensed Professional Counselors
- Teacher Education - Mississippi Department of Education, Educator Licensure
- Counseling - Missouri Division of Professional Registration, Committee for Professional Counselors
- Teacher Education - Missouri Department of Elementary & Secondary Education
- Counseling - Montana Department of Labor & Industry, Montana Board of Behavioral Health
- Teacher Education - Office of Public Instruction, Montana Educator Licensing
- Counseling - Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Mental Health and Social Work Practice
- Teacher Education - Nebraska Department of Education, Educator Certification
- Counseling - State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists & Clinical Professional Counselors, Clinical Professional Counselors
- Teacher Education - State of Nevada Department of Education, Educator Licensure
- Counseling - New Hampshire Office of Professional Licensure and Certification, Board of Mental Health Practice
- Teacher Education - New Hampshire Department of Education, Division of Educator Support and Higher Education, Bureau of Credentialing
- Counseling - New Jersey State Board of Marriage and Family Therapy Examiners
- Teacher Education - State of New Jersey Department of Education
- Counseling - New Mexico Regulation & Licensing Department, Boards and Commissions, Counseling and Therapy Practice
- Teacher Education - New Mexico Public Education Department, Licensure
- Counseling - New York State Office of the Professions, Mental Health Practitioners
- Teacher Education - New York State Office of Teaching Initiatives - Certification
- Counseling - North Carolina Board of Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselors
- Teacher Education - North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, Educator's Licensure
- Counseling - North Dakota Board of Counselor Examiners
- Teacher Education - North Dakota Education Standards and Practices Board, Licensure
Northern Mariana Islands
- Counseling - Board of Professional Licensing and Health Care Professions Licensing Board
- Teacher Education - Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands: Public School System, State Board of Education
- Counseling - Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board
- Teacher Education - Ohio Department of Education
- Counseling - Oklahoma State Board of Behavioral Health
- Teacher Education - Oklahoma State Department of Education, Teaching Certification
- Counseling - Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists
- Teacher Education - Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission
- Counseling - Pennsylvania Department of State, Boards & Commissions, Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors
- Teacher Education - Pennsylvania Department of Education, Certification
- Counseling - N/A
- Teacher Education - Puerto Rico Department of Education
- Counseling - State of Rhode Island Department of Health, Marriage, Family and Mental Health Therapy
- Teacher Education - Rhode Island Department of Education, Certification - Current & Future Educators
- Counseling - South Carolina Labor Licensing Regulation, Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Addiction Counselors and Psycho-Educational Specialists
- Teacher Education - South Carolina Department of Education
- Counseling - South Dakota Department of Social Services, Board of Examiners for Counselors & Marriage and Family Therapists
- Teacher Education - South Dakota Board of Education
- Counseling - Tennessee Department of Health, Health Professional Boards, Board for Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Marital and Family Therapists and Licensed Clinical Pastoral Therapists
- Teacher Education - Tennessee Department of Education, Educator Licensure & Preparation
- Counseling - Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council, State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors
- Teacher Education - Texas Education Agency, Texas Educators
U.S. Virgin Islands
- Counseling - N/A
- Teacher Education - Virgin Islands Board of Education
- Counseling - Utah Department of Commerce, Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing, Clinical Mental Health Counselor
- Teacher Education - Utah State Board of Education, Educator Licensing
- Counseling - Vermont Secretary of State, Office of Professional Regulation, Allied Mental Health
- Teacher Education - State of Vermont Agency of Education
- Counseling - Virginia Department of Health Professions, Board of Counseling
- Teacher Education - Virginia Department of Education, Licensure
- Counseling - Washington State Department of Health, Mental Health Counselor
- Teacher Education - Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, Teacher Certification
- Counseling - West Virginia Board of Examiners in Counseling
- Teacher Education - West Virginia Department of Education
- Counseling - State of Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services, Professional Counselor
- Teacher Education - Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, Educator Licensing
Career Services- The Office of Career Services serves all students beginning their first year on campus.
Counseling Center- The Counseling Center's services are available to the students of Concordia University Chicago. All services are strictly confidential and free of charge.
Residential Life - As a residential student you will live in the safe, charming neighborhood of River Forest that surrounds Concordia University Chicago.
Student Activities - Concordia University encourages all students to participate in extracurricular activities, to develop leadership skills, to make life-long friendships and to have some fun!
Voter Registration - Concordia University Chicago encourages all students to take part in their voting rights during the political election periods.
- Concordia University Chicago is committed to the education of its students and employees regarding copyright and fair use laws.
Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Information
- Included in our annual Campus Security Report.
Federal Student Financial Aid Penalties for Drug Law Violations
- Present in the Student Code of Conduct on Concordia Connect for enrolled students.
- Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
- Financial Aid Policies
- Services for Students with Disabilities
- In compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act, CUC recognizes that qualified students who have diagnosed disabilities are entitled to an equal opportunity to benefit from the educational programs of the College and that reasonable academic accommodations may be necessary.
Physical or Financial Hardship Withdrawal Policy
- View Policy (PDF)