Wisconsin Lutheran College

Milwaukee, WI 53226

Wisconsin Lutheran College is a private, not for profit institution, located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 658 and 594 students were accepted.

Wisconsin Lutheran College's in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $27,734 and fees $250. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $27,734 and $250 respectively.


Campus LocaleCity: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate75%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. ADN
  2. BSN

    The Wisconsin Lutheran College nursing program is designed to enable students to earn a BSN degree. The program is accredited by the Commission ob Collegiate Nursing Education.

    Nursing students will be offered clinical practice experiences in a range of setting in the community including in the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin or nearby Froedtert Hospital.

    Admissions Requirements:

    • At least 30 credits of college level coursework completed (Sophomore Standing)
    • Complete Nursing pre-requisite with a minimum GPA of 2.75 (completed with the last ten years)
    • Certified Nursing Assistant certification
    • CPR certification to be maintained throughout enrollment in the nursing program
    • Criminal background check to be completed every year for any healthcare position to be completed before application to the program and to be repeated periodically as required by clinical sites (students who fail the background check will be dismissed from the Nursing program)
    • Complete the college’s health requirements, to meet documentation of immunization for Hepatitis B, measles, mumps, varicella and rubella and  a negative Mantoux test to be maintained every clinical year.
    • One page personal statement for choosing the nursing program including long range goals and personal characteristics.

    Students will be required to maintain a ‘C’ grade or higher to progress in the program.

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 20

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Wisconsin Lutheran College

Alverno College
4.69 miles away
Marquette University
4.78 miles away
Milwaukee School of Engineering
5.83 miles away
Columbia College of Nursing
6.78 miles away
Cardinal Stritch University
9.12 miles away
Carroll University
10.6 miles away
Concordia University-Wisconsin
15.93 miles away
Maranatha Baptist University
37.54 miles away
Marian University
54.88 miles away
Edgewood College
70.62 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1987 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
04/26/2012 - Current

Admission to School


Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading490 to 600
SAT: Math530 to 650
ACT Composite21 to 27
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations 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$15,493
30k to 48k$15,715
48k to 75k$16,300
75k to 110k$20,917
Over 110k$24,257
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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 $720.00 $720.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $525.00 $525.00

Student Population













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

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Wisconsin Lutheran College
8800 W Bluemound Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53226

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