Admission & Financial Aid


Financial Aid Policies

The staff at Concordia University Chicago’s Office of Financial Aid is committed to the highest standards of professional conduct. As members of the National Association of Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA), we abide by their code of conduct by maintaining exemplary standards of professional conduct in all aspects of carrying out our responsibilities.

Degree-seeking students who desire to withdraw from the University are to consult with the Office of the Dean of Students and complete the University Withdrawal Form.

Federal and state governments require that each college have Standards of Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) for determining continued eligibility for student financial aid. SAP standards measure both the qualitative and quantitative progress of coursework completed. SAP includes the following three elements: grade point average, course completion rate and maximum time frame. SAP is reviewed at the end of each payment period.

Verification is the process of confirming the accuracy of student reported data on financial aid applications. The Office of Financial Aid at Concordia University Chicago verifies those students selected for verification by the U.S. Department of...

Learn the key time frames of the financial aid process and plan in advance for meeting required deadlines.