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Concordia University Chicago
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  • 4 Year
  • RIVER FOREST, IL

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade C minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade C
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade C
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

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Concordia Chicago is a private, Christian university located in River Forest, Illinois in the Chicago Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,222 undergraduate students. The Concordia Chicago acceptance rate is 88%. Popular majors include Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Healthcare Management, and Communications. Graduating 43% of students, Concordia Chicago alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $35,900.

About

7400 AUGUSTA
RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference

Concordia University Chicago Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

CUC Admissions

Acceptance Rate
88%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
990-1180
ACT Range
19-25
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$18,817 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$23,508 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
4:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
75%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 40 responses
85%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 52 responses
65%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 51 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
3
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
3
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    46%
  • On Campus
    31%
  • Online
    22%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,222 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
216
Undergrads Over 25
19%
Pell Grant
47%
Varsity Athletes
29%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 27 responses
  • Friendly
    33%
  • Polite
    33%
  • Diverse
    26%
  • Agents of Change
    4%
  • Outgoing
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
57%
Poll
87%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 38 responses
Poll
47%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 59 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 31 responses
  • Community
    58%
  • Academic integrity
    19%
  • Intimate
    13%
  • Underrated
    6%
  • Home away from home
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
43%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 21 responses

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