About Concordia University Chicago
Concordia University Chicago (CUC) was founded in 1864 as a college for teachers and today does a comprehensive university comprise the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, College of Education, College of Graduate Studies and College of Innovation and Professional Programs. CUC offers undergraduate programs leading to the bachelor’s degree, as well as graduate programs awarding masters and doctoral degrees.
The University is affiliated with The Lutheran Church — Missouri Synod and is a member of the Concordia University System, a nationwide network of colleges and universities.
At Concordia University Chicago you will learn by engaging in applied research, service activities, internships and more. Through these experiences, students develop the versatility to meet the demands of the 21st century workplace and pursue expanding opportunities throughout their lives.
What sets Concordia University Chicago apart is the individualized attention that we provide our students. Classes are small, so you get the support you need. Our professors, advisors and staff give you personalized help in identifying your career interests, gaining the mastery required to enter and advance in your desired professional field, and establishing the connections that will launch you on your way.
Why Studying at Concordia University Chicago
  • It’s in a leafy suburbs at the river forest side, 20 minutes to downtown
  • Accredited in Saudi Arabia and good option for Expats
  • Admission process is very fast once all entry requirements are meted and we require scanned official copies by email
  • Variety of programs Science, Arts, Business and Education courses for Bachelor and Master
  • Password exam for students with no IELTS or TOFEL
  • NO GRE – NO GMAT for MBA courses
  • Option for Accelerated programs for G programs in 1 year for MBA and Education degrees
  • Work permit – OPT and CPT – the student can benefit of work permit up to 12 months
  • Work permit up to  36 month if the major was a STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
  • ESL program with student of 5.5 IELTS
  • PHD programs not require a research proposal or supervisor to find before applying, supervisor will be assigned upon admission
  • Career centre to help in recruitment for Internships, more than 60 companies that we have a agreements with.
  • Merit-based scholarships available for international students who demonstrate financial need.
  • Safe Campus which its statistics shows – UG students of 57 Females and 43% Males and for G students 70 Females and 30 % Males, which make it a very good option for Female students.

Faculties and Schools

College of Arts & Sciencesmore 

  • Art Department
  • Classical Liberal Studies Program
  • Communication Department
  • English Department
  • History, Political Science and Philosophy Department
  • Human Performance
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Music Department
  • Natural Sciences Department
  • Nursing Degree Program
  • Pre-Professional Studies
  • Psychology Department
  • Social Work Department
  • Sociology Department and Criminal Justice Program
  • Technology
  • Theater Department
  • Theology and Languages Department
  • Women's and Gender Studies Program

College of Businessmore details

  • About the College of Business
  • Programs and Degrees
  • Jobs & Internships
  • Study Abroad
  • Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • College of Business Speaker Series

College of Educationmore details

  • Teacher Education
  • Director of Christian Education
  • Early Childhood Education Center
  • College of Education Consumer Information
  • Golden Apple Award Recipients and Scholars
  • Transfer Agreements with Community Colleges

College of Graduate Studiesmore details

  • Graduate Degree Programs

College of Innovation and Professional Programsmore details

  • Office for Strategic Innovation
  • Graduate Degree Programs
  • Accelerated Degree Programs


  • Concordia University Chicago :
    7400 Augusta St, River Forest, IL 60305, USA

  • Financials

  • Application Fee : $0
  • Tuition fees (Estimated) :
  • Undergraduate : $31,146 - $32,000
  • Postgraduate (Coursework) : $31,588 - $33,000
  • Postgraduate (Research) : $34,000 - $40,000

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