Concordia University - Chicago Rankings

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In the World#4323 of 14178
In North America#1206 of 2629
In the United States#1131 of 2528
In Illinois#45 of 100
In River Forest#2 of 2

Quick Review

Religion
Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod
Acceptance rate
75%
Average SAT
1095
Average ACT
23
Avg. cost to attend
$17,051 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,588
Graduates
4,617
Male:Female Ratio
34:66
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Concordia University - Chicago Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate75%72%77%
Applicants4,4981,7612,737
Admissions3,3611,2622,099
Freshmen enrolled full time350178172

649 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

3,573 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
268 or 77%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1010
or below

75% of them
had 1180
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Concordia University - Chicago are 1010-1180 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
129 or 37%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Concordia University - Chicago are 20-26 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
TOEFL Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Considered but not required
Recommendations Considered but not required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White3364 (54%)
Black or African American890 (14%)
Hispanic890 (14%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown389 (6%)
Nonresident Alien365 (6%)
Two or more races165 (3%)
Asian118 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander12 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$17,051/year
Average aid awarded
$24,166
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$14,097
$30-48K$15,406
$48-75K$17,295
$75-110K$17,820
$110K+$20,753

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$31,926$8,910
Tuition in-state$31,926$8,910
Tuition out-of-state$31,926$8,910
Fee in-district$954$270
Fee in-state$954$270
Fee out-of-state$954$270

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity726
Combined charge for room and board$9,996
Room charge$6,280
Meal charge$3,716

Concordia University - Chicago Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Educational Leadership and Administration, General35816
Business Administration and Management, General51150
Curriculum and Instruction1652
Kinesiology and Exercise Science10109
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other10212
Reading Teacher Education963
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management123416
Educational & Instructional Technology56
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, Other42
Health & Health Care Administration & Management39
Early Childhood Education and Teaching9244
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth35
Special Education and Teaching, General33
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services30
Research and Development Management29
Human Services, General29
Marketing & Marketing Management, General26
Organizational Behavior Studies24
Organizational Leadership222
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor23
Education, General1111
Counseling Psychology19
Psychology, General162
Elementary Education and Teaching171
Finance, General14
Administration of Special Education86
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration & Management13
Bilingual and Multilingual Education13
Criminology11
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration91
Social Work9
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching9
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General8
Computer and Information Sciences, General6
English Language and Literature, General6
Commercial and Advertising Art6
Speech Communication and Rhetoric5
Music, General5
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching41
Religious Education5
Mathematics, General5
Management Information Systems, General5
Biology & Biological Sciences, General5
Political Science and Government, General5
Education, Other5
English & Language Arts Teacher Education31
Secondary Education and Teaching4
Music Teacher Education4
Theology & Theological Studies4
Accounting31
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs4
Social Science Teacher Education3
Journalism3
Art & Art Studies, General3
Art Teacher Education3
Gerontology3
Non-Profit & Public & Organizational Management11
Art Therapy & Therapist2
Divinity & Ministry2
Spanish Language and Literature2
Biological and Physical Sciences2
Biology Teacher Education2
Women's Studies2
Mathematics Teacher Education11
Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2
Religion & Religious Studies1
History, General1
Spanish Language Teacher Education1
Business & Corporate Communications1
Chemistry Teacher Education1
Pre-Nursing Studies1
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General1
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse1
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other1
Grand Total3561,45262
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate47%43%50%
  • Full-time retention rate - 62%

Publications & Citations

Publications
166
Citations
1,088

Publication count by topic

Psychology
54
Sociology
23
Computer science
18
Medicine
13
Political science
13
History
8
Engineering
5
Art
4
Biology
3
Geography
2
Geology
2
Mathematics
2
Business
1
Philosophy
1
Chemistry
1
Environmental science
1
Economics
1
Physics
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Art143630
Sociology288093
Philosophy30501
Psychology3216476
Political science374915
Economics445412
Computer science4520131
Medicine4759119
Environmental science53103
Engineering53867
Mathematics547812
Biology558134
Geography56211
Chemistry62421

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199701
199800
199902
200000
200101
200211
200301
200402
200500
200602
200722
200823
2009316
2010218
201129
2012819
2013916
20141129
20151559
20162091
20171498
201821131
201923203
202019230

General info

Alternative namesCUC
Concordia University Chicago
Founded1864
WikipediaConcordia University Chicago
Colorsmaroon, gold
Academic CalendarSeptember to May. Also Summer Session
Total FTE staff599
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address7400 Augusta
River Forest, Illinois, 60305-1499
United States
City population11,000
Phone7087718300
Fax+1 (708) 209 3176

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