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Concordia University Chicago

River Forest , IL

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Concordia University Chicago

Overview

Concordia University Chicago is a Comprehensive institution located in River Forest, IL, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 7400 Augusta Street
River Forest, IL  60305
United States
Contact Ms. Gwen Kanelos
Director of Admission
Email: gwen.kanelos@cuchicago.edu
Phone: 708-209-3101
Fax: 708-209-3473

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Microbiology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Business/corporate Communications Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Nonprofit Management Checkmark
Organizational Behavior Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Chemistry Teacher Education Checkmark
Computer Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education Checkmark
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Elementary Education Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
History Teacher Education Checkmark
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Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Reading Teacher Education Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Art Therapy Checkmark
Emergency Medical Technology (EMT Paramedic) Checkmark
Health/health-care Administration Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Premedical Studies Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Criminology Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Pre-theology/pre-ministerial Studies Checkmark
Religious Education Checkmark
Religious/sacred Music Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Fine And Studio Arts Management Checkmark
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Music Theory And Composition Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,024
Applied
3,818
Accepted
1,477
Enrolled
76%
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Female Admissions

2,854
Females Applied
2,197
Females Accepted
77%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,170
Males Applied
1,621
Males Accepted
75%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
One recommendation
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs Interview
Other requirements: General college preparatory program for degree seeking students

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 540 490 590
SAT Math 540 500 580
ACT Composite 23 20 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

31,926
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Fees

954
Full-time student fees
9,996
Room & board
6,280
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees
Alumni

Financial Aid

23,201
Avg. Financial Aid Package
26,336
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
12,732
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,138
Avg. Loan Aid
14,830
Avg. Grant Aid
19,232
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
76.3%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
14%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,477
Total Undergrad students
3%
International Students
27%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 32.01%
Black or African American 12.65%
White or Caucasian 44.87%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.07%
Asian 2.19%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.21%
Two or more races 3.42%
Other 1.09%

Gender

Male (41.23%)
Female (58.77%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 38%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
Opening Service BBQ, Midnight Breakfast (fall and spring) and Homecoming Carnival

Student Services

Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Campus Ministry, College Life, Student Government Association, Campus Activities Board and Art Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
emergency call boxes

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football No No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

529
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 188
Part-time - 341
Male - 225
Female - 302
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