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About Concordia University Chicago
The University
Concordia University Chicago is a comprehensive university comprised of the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business, the College of Education, and the College of Graduate and Innovative Programs (the Institute of Professional Studies and Graduate Cohort programs). CUC offers graduate and undergraduate programs, as well as doctoral degrees.

Founded in 1864 as a college for teachers by the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod

40-acre campus 10 miles west of downtown Chicago, in beautiful, upscale, suburban River Forest, Illinois

For the academic year 2009-10

Total Enrollment: 5,049
Undergraduates: 1,269
Graduate students: 3,780

Undergraduate Facts

Student-to-Faculty Ratio 17:1, with an average class size of 20 Student Body Represents nearly 32 states (68% Illinois residents) and a dozen countries In 2009-10, the University awarded $12.3 million in institutional merit, scholarships and grant awards to students

  • Christopher Resource Center
  • Early Childhood Center
  • Five Computer Labs (one open 24 hours a day)
  • Center for Social Research in the Church
  • Klinck Memorial Library (142,000 volumes; 480,000 microforms)
  • Indoor Swimming Pool
  • Ferguson Art Gallery
  • Human Performance Library