About Concordia University Chicago
- Over 5,000 combined undergraduate and graduate students
- 1,500 undergraduate
- 3,500 graduate students
- Private, comprehensive liberal arts-based university, affiliated with The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod
- NCAA Division III Athletics
- Bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral degrees
Concordia University Chicago is recognized as a leader nationally by various organizations throughout the United States:
- Higher Learning Commission (HLC): Member
- National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) for all education programs since 1962
- Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (MA in Community and Mental Health Counseling)
- National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
National Honors and Recognition
- U.S. News and World Report ranked Concordia University Chicago as a “Best Regional University” in the Midwest.
- Concordia-Chicago was named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll—the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service learning and civic engagement, marking CUC’s fourth national Honor Roll recognition.
- Concordia is among a select group of colleges named as a College of Distinction for demonstrating excellence in four areas of undergraduate distinction: engaged students, great teaching, vibrant community and successful outcomes.
- Since 1988, 13 Concordia alumni have received The Golden Apple Award, presented annually to “recognize outstanding teaching and to promote teacher recruitment.”