#8 Best Private Colleges in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Lutheran College

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Student Population
Wisconsin Lutheran College overview
Location Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Online wlc.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Religious Affiliation Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
Wisconsin Lutheran College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Wisconsin Lutheran College is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod faith. In the most recent statistical year 751 prospective students applied, and 670 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 213 enrolled in the school.  958 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 290 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $30,406 plus fees of $444. WLC is ranked 425 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



WLC is rated within the top 43% 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
Wisconsin Lutheran College overview
SAT 1020/1290
ACT 21/27
GPA 3.4
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Wisconsin Lutheran College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$800
Other Fees$444
Room and Board $10,496
Budget for Other Expenses$2,316
Total One Year Cost$44,462

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$43,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
63% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Wisconsin Lutheran College students
Subject Percent of Class
Communication 19%
Education 15%
Business 14%
Psychology 11%
Visual and Performing Arts 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=240338 IPEDS survey data for Wisconsin Lutheran College.

Current students may use the Wisconsin Lutheran College GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.