Concordia University Chicago: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - GoodCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Concordia University Chicago is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 5,455 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1864 and is one of the 2 schools and colleges located in River Forest, Illinois.

Concordia University Chicago is affiliated with Lutheran Church of Missouri Synod.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
67
Concordia University Chicago will give you the opportunity to obtain a bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Concordia University Chicago implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 67 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Psychology, Management, Business, and Occupational Therapy. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
64%
The student retention rate at Concordia University Chicago is relatively low at 64% (close to Illinois average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Concordia University Chicago is low: 48%.

Student to faculty ratio at Concordia University Chicago is good - 10:1. Find out more details regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$26,600
Average tuition prices are very high, about $26,000 per year. The additional fees at Concordia University Chicago not covered by tuition are approximately $600, which comes to a total of $26,600 per academic year.

Read the details about Concordia University Chicago additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
55%
According to recent data, 3,524 applications were submitted and 1,952 were accepted; so it is not very hard to enroll at this school.

Concordia University Chicago might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Concordia University Chicago in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,400
Concordia University Chicago offers a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Concordia University Chicago, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
B-
Concordia University Chicago provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 800 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low: around $3,400 per year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Concordia University Chicago appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Concordia University Chicago Location and Maps



Post Address: Concordia University Chicago, 7400 Augusta, River Forest, Illinois 60305-1499, USA
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