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Study at Concordia University Wisconsin

Concordia University Wisconsin is a coeducational institution located in Mequon, Wisconsin. It is a member of the Concordia University System, which is operated by the Lutheran Church of Missouri, the second-largest Lutheran church body in the United States. The university offers more than 75 undergraduate majors and minors, over 8 graduate programs and more than 7 accelerated adult education programs. The campus is spread across an area of over 190 acres.

The university's official student newspaper, The Concordia Beacon, began publishing in 1984. Its official mascot is Freddy the Falcon. Some of the notable alumni of CUW are Dr. Martin E. Marty, theological scholar and philosopher; Dr. Walter Wangerin, Jr. Acclaimed author; and Rev. Ken Klaus, speaker of The Lutheran Hour worldwide radio broadcast.

Profile of Concordia University Wisconsin

Mequon, WI is home to Concordia. Mequon is a rural site not far from an urban area. Students select the school partly because it is a Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod school. Concordia is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at the school go up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

Students at Concordia can choose among many degree programs. Students commonly pursue studies in business and management and education and teaching.

Concordia Selectivity

Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants.

Student Enrolment

The school has 5, 933 enrolled students . Older adults are in evidence at Concordia, often seeking career changing education.

Student Life

The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Illini-Badger Intercollegiate Football Conference.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Concordia University is a Lutheran higher education community committed to helping students develop in mind, body, and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and world. "

Concordia Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management357business management, marketing, human resources, international business, finance, MIS, accounting, business communications, . . .
Education and Teaching289education, education courses, elementary school teaching, school Counselling, educational supervision, educational admin and supervision, teacher education, early childhood education, . . .
Nursing and Emergency Medicine95registered nursing, various nursing
Security and Law Enforcement61criminal justice and administration
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy52occupational therapy, athletic trainer, rehabilitation
Therapy and Counselling51physical therapy, psychology, Counselling psychology
Liberal Arts30liberal arts and humanities, interdisciplinary studies, Biblical languages, history, humanities, Spanish language, German language, English, . . .
Family and Social Work26public administration, social work, work and family studies
Medical Support and Technology19allied health and medical assisting, radiation therapist
Religion and Philosophy19theology and religious vocations, pre-ministerial studies, theology, religious music
Science18exercise physiology, biology, natural sciences
Medical administration12health services administration
Media11organizational communications, mass communication, digital communications, communication studies
Computer Science and Engineering7computer science
Design3interior design, graphic design
Music2music performance, music
Art Studies0art studies

Contact: Concordia

Concordia University Wisconsin

12800 N Lake Shore Dr

Mequon, WI 53097-2402

General Phone: (262) 243-5700


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