Fast Facts

22%

Minority
Student
Population

19%

Accelerated
Education
Students

28

NCAA
Athletic
Programs

70+

Undergraduate
Degrees

42%

Traditional
Undergraduate
Students

8,161

CUW
Record
Enrollment

33%

Graduate
Students

12:1

Faculty
to Student
Ratio

99.6%

Students
Receiving
Financial Aid

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.

Location and Campus

200 acres on the shores of Lake Michigan 15 miles north of downtown Milwaukee in suburban Mequon, Wisconsin. CUW has 9 additional classroom locationsincluding the city of Milwaukee (2), Kenosha, Waukesha, Appleton, Green Bay, Beloit, Madison and Saint Louis, Missouri. 1569 students attended classes at these locations (20%) with an additional 1622 students enrolled in E-Learning courses (20%).

Schools of Study

Arts and Science
Business Administration
Education
Health Professions
Nursing
Pharmacy

Majors and Programs

Undergraduate (BA,BS) - 70
Graduate/Master’s - 37
Doctorate/Professional - 4
Associate Degrees - 9
Certificates & Licenses - 35

Enrollment (2014-2015)

Total - 8161
Full-time - 4877 (60%)
Part-time - 3284 (40%)
Female - 68%
Male - 32%
Traditional Undergraduate - 2619 (42% of FTE)
Accelerated Learning/Non-Traditional - 1758 (17% of FTE)
Graduate School (Includes DNP and DPT) - 3247 (35% of FTE)
Professional (Pharmacy) - 357 (6% of FTE)
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Top Areas of Study (2014-2015)

Traditional Undergraduate
Health Professions - 25%
Business - 13%
Education - 12%
Biological and Biomedical Sciences - 11%
Protective Services - 5%

All Enrollment Levels

Health Professions - 32%
Business - 24%
Education - 23%
Protective Services - 4%
Biological and Biomedical Sciences - 4%
Psychology - 3%
Church Work Students - 241

Athletics

NCAA Division III, Mascot: The Falcon
23 Programs (11 Men’s, 12 Women’s)

Traditional Undergraduate Student Profile (2014-2015)

56% of students reside on campus.
31% are from outside of the state of Wisconsin.
50% Lutheran,
22% Roman Catholic,
28% all others.
14% are minority students

All Student Profile (Includes Graduate and Accelerated) (2014-2015)

306 International students
517 Doctoral degree seeking students
22% are minority students
20% are age 40 or older

Admissions (2014-2015)

Median High School GPA of new freshman - 3.44
Median Composite ACT of new freshman - 23
25th and 75th percentile ACT of new freshman - 21/26
Incoming freshman in top 10% of high school class - 22%
Incoming freshman in top 25% of high school class - 48%

Degrees Conferred (7/1/2013 to 6/30/2014)

Associate - 45 (3%)
Bachelors - 664 (45%)
Masters - 656 (45%)
Doctoral - 106 (7%)

Traditional Faculty (2014-2015)

Full-time instructional faculty - 195
Part-time faculty (Traditional & Graduate only) - 370
Administrative Faculty - 26
Percent of Full-time faculty with terminal degree - 72%
Student/Faculty Ratio - 13:1
Median undergraduate class size - 18
Full time faculty Gender - Male 50%, Female 50%

Financial (2014-2015)

99.6% of new freshman determined to have financial need received financial assistance. The average amount awarded to these students was $22,341. All need was fully met for 178 new students. The average grant for non-need students was $12,316.

Student Yearly Costs (2014-2015)

Tuition - $25,930
Room - $6,200
Board - $3,580