Concordia University-Wisconsin is one of the thirty-three private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Wisconsin. The campus is located in a suburb, in Mequon.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 7,288 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 560 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 459 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 82%). Every year 53% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Concordia University-Wisconsin's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $28,330, and fees were $270. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $28,330 and $270 respectively.
|Campus LocaleLarge Suburb|
|Number of Students7,288|
|Student to Faculty Ratio11:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation |
Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod
|On Campus HousingYes|
Concordia University is a faith based institution of higher education committed to developing students in all aspects for the service of the Church and the World at large.
The Nursing program at Concordia is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
The program is offered in flexible full time and part time options with some courses offered online. The nursing program offers direct clinical practice as well as up to date in classroom instruction.
Students transferring from another college will be required to submit their transcripts for review. Concordia College requires a cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.0 and a minimum of a ‘C’ grade for all science classes.
All applications must be received by the school by the 15th of July for enrollment in the fall semester and by the 15th of December for enrollment in the spring semester. The Nursing and Admissions committee will review each application with due consideration.
Students entering the sophomore year of the program will be required to have: Current CPR certification for healthcare providers and CNA certification.
For the purpose of clinical practice sessions offered at healthcare facilities within the community. Graduates from the program will be eligible to sit for the National Licensure exam to become licensed Registered Nurses.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Doctor's degree - professional practice||1||17|
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1964 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels|
03/29/2010 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
09/25/1999 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels|
09/25/1999 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|ACT||20 to 26|
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Recommended|
|Secondary school record Recommended|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended|
|Recommendations Neither required nor recommended|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended|
In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$1,180/credit|
|In State Students||$1,180/credit|
|Out of State Students||$1,180/credit|
|In District Students||$579/credit|
|In State Students||$579/credit|
|Out of State Students||$579/credit|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 98% of Concordia University-Wisconsin's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||8%||$1,149|
|State Grant & Scholarships||27%||$2,684|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||98%||$14,439|
|Federal Student Loans||76%||$5,259|
$25,849Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$20,809|
|$30,001 to $48,000$22,232|
|$48,001 to $75,000$22,277|
|$75,001 to $110,000$26,781|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Wisconsin state board of nursing.