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Concordia University, Wisconsin Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Concordia University, Wisconsin Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Concordia University, Wisconsin was awarded 79 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is health and medical administrative services.

Overall Quality

Concordia University, Wisconsin landed the #1,159 spot in College Factual's 2022 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,576 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

Concordia University, Wisconsin also holds the #36 spot on the Best Colleges in Wisconsin ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Concordia University, Wisconsin?

Acceptance Rate

Concordia University, Wisconsin has an acceptance rate of 71%, which makes it somewhat selective. Make sure it's not the only school you apply to, even if it's your school of choice. Whether you get in or not will largely depend on how you compare to other applicants.

Average Test Scores

Concordia University, Wisconsin received ACT scores from 90% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 20 and 26.

ACT Composite Scores for Concordia University, Wisconsin  ( 20 to 26 )
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Concordia University, Wisconsin Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Concordia University, Wisconsin, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 11 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Concordia University, Wisconsin is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100
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100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Concordia University, Wisconsin

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 81% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Concordia University, Wisconsin enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  81 out of 100
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100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Concordia University, Wisconsin for first-time, full-time students is 43%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  43 out of 100
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Concordia University, Wisconsin Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,094 undergraduates at Concordia University, Wisconsin with 2,235 being full-time and 859 being part-time.

How Much Does Concordia University, Wisconsin Cost?

The overall average net price of Concordia University, Wisconsin is $23,855. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Concordia University, Wisconsin

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$20,297 $20,893 $21,624 $24,207 $26,727

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Concordia University, Wisconsin, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Concordia University, Wisconsin, approximately 66% of students took out student loans averaging $8,689 a year. That adds up to $34,756 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Concordia University, Wisconsin is 4.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Concordia University, Wisconsin Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Concordia University, Wisconsin make around $42,800 per year during the early years of their employment. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.

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Location of Concordia University, Wisconsin

Concordia University, Wisconsin is a private not-for-profit institution located in Mequon, Wisconsin. The suburban atmosphere of Mequon makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

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Contact details for Concordia University, Wisconsin are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 12800 N Lake Shore Dr, Mequon, WI 53097-2402
Phone: 262-243-5700
Website: https://www.cuw.edu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CUWisconsin
Twitter: https://twitter.com/CUWisconsin

Concordia University, Wisconsin Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 67 majors graduated from Concordia University, Wisconsin. Of these students, 612 received undergraduate degrees and 617 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 114 $61,832
Business Administration & Management 63 $48,172
Marketing 36 $40,140
Teacher Education Grade Specific 29 $38,649
Human Resource Management 26 $46,087
Teacher Education Subject Specific 26 $35,274
Criminal Justice & Corrections 26 $38,681
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 24 NA
Accounting 23 $55,964
General Biology 22 $32,711

Learn more about the majors offered at Concordia University, Wisconsin along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Concordia University, Wisconsin

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2019-2020, 2,898 students took at least one online class at Concordia University, Wisconsin. This is an increase from the 2,242 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 2,898 1,508
2018-2019 2,242 1,328
2017-2018 2,285 1,442
2016-2017 2,611 1,647
2015-2016 2,581 1,956

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

References

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