#20 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

Concordia University Chicago

River Forest, Illinois

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Student Population
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Location River Forest, Illinois
Online cuchicago.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Religious Affiliation Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod
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Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in River Forest, Illinois, Concordia University Chicago is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod faith. In the most recent statistical year 5,024 prospective students applied, and 3,818 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 395 enrolled in the school.  1,713 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 4,292 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $31,146 plus fees of $932. Concordia University Chicago is ranked 548 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Concordia University Chicago is rated within the top 49% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

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Admission Standards
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SAT 990/1170
ACT 20/25
GPA 3.02
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jun 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Concordia University Chicago
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$932
Room and Board $9,748
Budget for Other Expenses$1,400
Total One Year Cost$44,426

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$42,300 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
60% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Concordia University Chicago students
Subject Percent of Class
Education 34%
Business 16%
Visual and Performing Arts 9%
Social Sciences 6%
Psychology 5%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=144351 IPEDS survey data for Concordia University Chicago.