Concordia University-Wisconsin

Mequon, WI 53097

Concordia University-Wisconsin is a private, not for profit institution, located in Mequon, Wisconsin. It offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 2,633 and 1,668 students were accepted.

Concordia University-Wisconsin's in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $27,640 and fees $260. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $27,640 and $260 respectively.


Campus LocaleSuburb: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio11:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation
Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate72%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. Masters degrees (MSN)
  2. Doctoral degrees (DNP)
  3. RN to BSN
  4. ADN
  5. Family Nurse Practitioner
  6. BSN

    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.

    Admissions Requirements:

    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 - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 94
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 10
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 155
Nursing Education Master's degree 9
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 0
Nursing Practice Doctor's degree - professional practice 31

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Concordia University-Wisconsin

Cardinal Stritch University
7.91 miles away
Columbia College of Nursing
10.77 miles away
Milwaukee School of Engineering
14.43 miles away
Marquette University
14.87 miles away
Wisconsin Lutheran College
15.93 miles away
Alverno College
18.85 miles away
Carroll University
23.3 miles away
Maranatha Baptist University
41.37 miles away
Marian University
44.07 miles away
Silver Lake College of the Holy Family
57.06 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
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

Admission to School


Acceptance Rate
SAT: Writing423 to 540
ACT Composite21 to 27
Admission considerations
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

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$22,517
30k to 48k$21,753
48k to 75k$23,632
75k to 110k$25,733
Over 110k$28,222
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $1,152.00 $1,152.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $565.00 $565.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Concordia University-Wisconsin
12800 N Lake Shore Dr
Mequon, WI 53097

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