Concordia University Wisconsin: Narrative Description

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12800 North Lake Shore Dr.
Mequon, WI 53097-2402
Tel: (262)243-5700; 888-628-9472
Admissions: (262)243-4305
Fax: (262)243-4351
E-mail: [email protected]
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Independent, comprehensive, coed, affiliated with Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. Awards associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Founded 1881. Setting: 155-acre suburban campus with easy access to Milwaukee. Endowment: $40 million. Educational spending 2003-04: $4651 per student. Total enrollment: 5,395. Faculty: 192 (91 full-time, 101 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 16:1. 1,538 applied, 80% were admitted. 19% from top 10% of their high school class, 38% from top quarter, 68% from top half. Full-time: 2,038 students, 62% women, 38% men. Part-time: 1,973 students, 65% women, 35% men. Students come from 35 states and territories, 21 other countries, 32% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 11% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 59% 25 or older, 78% live on campus, 2% transferred in. Retention: 78% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; education; health professions and related sciences. Core. Calendar: 4-1-4. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships. Off campus study at Milwaukee Area Technical College, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Cardinal Stritch University, Mount Mary College. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, ACT. Recommended: interview. Required for some: essay, minimum 3.0 high school GPA, 3 recommendations. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: 8/15. Notification: continuous until 8/15.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $35. Comprehensive fee: $22,660 includes full-time tuition ($16,370), mandatory fees ($60), and college room and board ($6230). Full-time tuition and fees vary according to program. Room and board charges vary according to board plan. Part-time tuition: $683 per credit hour. Part-time tuition varies according to class time and program.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Most popular organizations: Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Kammerchor, Youth Ministry, band. Major annual events: Homecoming Week, Winterfest, Springfest. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: student patrols, controlled dormitory access. 1,000 college housing spaces available; all were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen given priority for college housing. Options: men-only, women-only housing available. Rinker Memorial Library plus 1 other with 365,314 books, 292,737 microform titles, 4,440 serials, 3,122 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2003-04: $935,000. 100 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

See Milwaukee Area Technical College.

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