University enrollment reaches historic high

In a time of great uncertainty for universities nationwide due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CUC is celebrating the institution’s largest-ever enrollment--6,490 students, a growth of 5% over last year.


U.S. News & World Report gives high marks to CUC for social mobility and ethnic diversity

U.S. News & World Report has recognized CUC as a Best Regional University – Midwest, Top Performer on Social Mobility, Best Value – Regional Universities Midwest, and listed for Best Ethnic Diversity and Most Economic Diversity among regional universities in the Midwest.


CUC to begin test-optional undergraduate admission policy

Concordia University Chicago will offer test-optional admission for domestic undergraduate students applying for the Fall 2021 term.


Graduating Senior Art Show debuts online

The Ferguson Art Gallery presents the Graduating Senior Art Show, a virtual exhibition displaying  the works of graduating art majors in the areas of studio art, graphic arts, pre-art therapy and art education.


LendEDU recognizes Concordia-Chicago for low student loan debt

CUC has been nationally recognized by LendEDU for having one of the lowest student loan debt figures for the class of 2019. CUC’s average student debt per borrower ranked sixth-lowest in the state of Illinois.


Theater department premieres “The Moment Project”

CUC alumni and current students from around the world contributed to this exploratory 10-minute video, which draws on the words of Virginia Woolf, “The Moment Was All; The Moment Was Enough.”


Concordia-Chicago ranked among Money magazine’s “Best Colleges for Your Money”

In recognition of its affordability, high quality and positive alumni outcomes, Concordia University Chicago has been named to’s annual Best Colleges list.


All Fall Courses to be Delivered in an Online Format

CUC announced today that all classes for the fall 2020 semester will be delivered in a 100% online format. Reducing the number of face-to-face interactions will provide a significantly better opportunity for the University to sustain a safe campus environment. Our first priority remains the health and safety of our students, faculty, and staff.


Athletics announces non-traditional fall season

The Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (NACC) announced today that it has postponed all conference regular-season competitions and championship events through December 31, 2020. This decision affects all fall sports at Concordia University Chicago (CUC) including men’s basketball, women’s basketball, cross country, football, men’s soccer, women’s soccer and women’s volleyball.


Alumni Association Launches 'Buy One, Give One' Face Mask Initiative

Today’s alumni educators are frontline, essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic as they ready to return to classrooms this fall. To support their efforts and safety, the CUC Alumni Association has launched a Buy One, Give One Face Mask Initiative.


Concordia University Chicago becomes smoke-free campus

Concordia University Chicago will become a smoke-free campus beginning on August 1 to protect the health and safety of students, faculty, staff and visitors on campus, and to create a cleaner and more sustainable campus environment.


Concordia-Chicago Releases Fall Return to Campus Plan

Concordia University Chicago has released its comprehensive fall 2020 Return to Campus Plan, which outlines necessary procedures to ensure a safe return to campus, while maintaining academic excellence and prioritizing the health and safety of all members of the university community.