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Wisconsin Lutheran College
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  • 4 Year
  • MILWAUKEE, WI

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Report Card

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

About

8800 W BLUEMOUND RD
MILWAUKEE, WI 53226
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference
From Wisconsin Lutheran College

Students at Wisconsin Lutheran College learn from our nationally ranked, Christian faculty and achieve academic excellence while growing in their faith and becoming servant leaders ready to make an impact in nearly any career field across the world. At WLC, our students thrive in small classes. Experiential learning outside of the classroom is encouraged and students regularly travel to Europe, China, the Caribbean, and Central America.

Our unique location on the edge of Milwaukee provides students the best of both worlds. The small campus atmosphere provides a charming residential experience, while allowing for quick access to Milwaukee’s cultural and recreational activities.

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Wisconsin Lutheran College Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
89%
SAT Range
1020-1290
ACT Range
21-27
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$21,836 / 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
$20,619 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
91%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 32 responses
70%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 40 responses
75%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 40 responses

Majors

Marine Biology at Wisconsin Lutheran College

Want to make the world a better place for people and animals? Turn your compassion for marine life and its ecosystems, and passion for science, into your career.

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    5%
  • On Campus
    91%
  • Online
    4%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
915 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
88
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
30%
Varsity Athletes
36%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 29 responses
  • Most students stay busy but have time to relax
    38%
  • Depends on the major students are taking.
    28%
  • Determined
    21%
  • Relaxed
    7%
  • Stressed
    7%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
93%
Poll
95%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 39 responses
Poll
53%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 45 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 30 responses
  • Religious
    60%
  • Covered by God
    23%
  • Blessed
    10%
  • Home away from home
    7%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
59%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 25 responses

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Rating 3.74 out of 5  450 reviews
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