Uncommon. It's a calling.

Our Purpose

We are a learning community at the junction of knowledge and Christian faith, where students develop their God-given potential and prepare to lead uncommon lives of higher professional purpose for the betterment of self and community. All of the schools, programs, and initiatives of the university are guided by shared fidelity to this central promise.

Our mission

Concordia University Wisconsin is a Lutheran higher education community committed to helping students develop in mind, body, and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and the world.


of students identify as Lutheran


Total Enrollment


Largest MBA program in Wisconsin


Student to Faculty Ratio


acre campus on Lake Michigan

Lutheran Life

Where Learning Meets Faith

Concordia University delivers a distinctive, Christian higher education experience, where faith and knowledge intertwine. From achievements in the classroom to our uncommon commitment to service, our Christ-centered mission to our intentional connections of faith and values, all that we do is the difference maker—not only in the lives of our students and faculty, but in our community and throughout the world.

Our Campus

Concordia University Wisconsin is about so much more than just earning a degree. It’s about being part of a bigger community that shares uncommon purpose and values. Learn more about what campus life at CUW can do for you.
Our History

Serving since 1881

For 136 years, Concordia has educated students for lives of Christian leadership and service, uniquely developing people to step out into the world ready to make an uncommon impact. While our mission has expanded over the years, our commitment to this core purpose remains.

Concordia College

Recitation Building, Science Lab

Soda Shop

Baseball, 1914

Heidelberg Residence Hall, 1984