Admission & Financial Aid

How To Apply - Freshmen

Application Process

Concordia University Chicago is thrilled to be considered as an option in your collegiate search. Below is an outline of the application process so you can have a better understanding of CUC's practice.

  1. Apply to Concordia University Chicago today—with no application fee!
  2. Request your Official High School Transcripts and Official ACT or SAT scores be sent to Concordia University Chicago (Office of Undergraduate Admission, 7400 Augusta Street, River Forest, IL 60305).
  3. Once your completed application has been received and reviewed, an admission counselor will personally contact you by phone with your admission status.
  4. If your application is put on hold, your admission counselor will ask you to submit the additional items:
    • A personal statement
    • A teacher recommendation
    • 7th semester transcripts
  5. If accepted, congratulations!
  6. If you are eligible for admission, you will receive an acceptance letter and merit scholarship award letter in the mail.
  7. A packet of general information including housing, student life, financial aid, etc., will be mailed following the acceptance letter.

Please note that applications are accepted on a rolling basis prior to each term. High school seniors are encouraged to apply during the first semester of their senior year.