Numbers of note

Enrollment and continuation
  • Full year enrollment for the 2019-20 academic year: 7040
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate Fall 2014 new freshmen: 63%, 4-Year graduation rate: 49%
  • Fall 2019 First-time, Full-time new freshmen returning for next school year: 82%
  • Number of students graduating July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020: 1190
Outreach and diversity
  • Gender: 68% Female, 32% Male (all students)
  • Minority Students: 1003, 14.2% (all students)
  • Pell Eligible Students: 25.7% (undergraduates)
  • International Students: 664 from 17 foreign countries (all students)
  • Lutheran Students: 976, 38.1% (traditional undergraduates)

Percent of full-time equivalent enrollment by school of study, 2019-2020 academic year

Percent of full-time equivalent enrollment by student level type

A quick look

Surveys and reports

Key performance indicator dashboard

External references/sources

Mission and affiliation

"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."

The university is affiliated with The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod and is a member of the Concordia University System. CUW was founded in 1881.

Office of Institutional Effectiveness

Tammy Ferry
262-243-4207 or 262-243-4406

For questions about these web pages, please contact Paul Wangerin, CUW Research Analyst, at 262-243-4406.