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About Concordia

At Concordia University Chicago, you’ll experience learning that enriches, faith that uplifts and leadership that takes you places. Our distinctive academic programs are designed to meet the needs of the world in which we live, serve and work. A CUC education opens doors to your career and prepares you to make a difference in the lives of others.

What sets Concordia University Chicago apart? It’s the way certain characteristics combine to give your education purpose and value:


Our proximity to Chicago provides students endless opportunities for internships and jobs, social and cultural events, connections with leaders in business, the arts, government and the nonprofit sector—access that lets you apply your knowledge to the real world even before you graduate.


A CUC education “equips men and women to serve and lead with integrity, creativity, competence, and compassion in a diverse, interconnected and increasingly urbanized church and world.” Concordia-Chicago graduates are well prepared to serve in whatever vocation or career they choose.


Our strong Christian and liberal arts foundation provides a well-rounded education focused on faith, values and the individual, and service to others.

Service Learning

Service learning is an integral part of your college experience at Concordia-Chicago. Textbooks and classroom discussions quickly translate into hands-on opportunities to serve within local and national communities where you can change and improve the lives of others.

Find out more about why Concordia could be your perfect fit.