Concordia University Chicago

Concordia University Chicago Ranking

country rank: 1129
world rank: 3284

University Overview

Concordia University Chicago ranking, established in 1864, is a non-profit private higher-education college based in the suburban setting of River Forest, Illinois (population range of 10,000-49,999). Concordia University Chicago (CUC) ranking is a medium-sized (Topuniversitieslist registration range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational US higher education college formally associated with the Christian-Lutheran religion. It is officially approved by the Higher Learning Commission. Concordia University Chicago (CUC) provides a variety of classes and programmes leading to formally accredited higher education degrees, including bachelor’s and master’s degrees in a variety of fields. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 156-year-old American university has a preferential enrollment program focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. This US higher education entity is rather selective, with enrollment rates ranging from 70 to 80 percent. Students from all around the world are welcome to apply for admission. CUC also offers a library, accommodation, athletic facilities, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange schemes, online classes and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services to students.

Concordia University Chicago Ranking

University Identity

Name Concordia University Chicago
Acronym CUC
Founded 1864
Colours Maroon and gold

University Location

Address 7400 Augusta River Forest 60305-1499 Illinois United States
Tel +1 (708) 771 8300
Fax +1 (708) 209 3176

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 7400 Augusta Street River Forest 60305-1499 (708) 2093100 866 4622873

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Lutheran Church Missouri Synod - www.lcms.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Concordia University-Chicago's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 155,778 physical volumes, 6,876 physical media, 7,184 digital/electronic medium and 71 licensed digital/electronic databases. Concordia University-Chicago's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes Concordia University Chicago provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 726 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Concordia University System National Athletic Association (NAA) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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