Concordia University Chicago

United States of America, Illinois, River Forest

Experience a Lutheran liberal arts education set in a picturesque village with access to Chicago’s many amenities.

Our diverse student community is located only 10 miles from Chicago, an international hub for many of America's top companies and industries.

As a private, liberal-arts-based university, our vibrant, engaging academic community is designed to help students reach their full potential. CUC cultivates within each of its students the ideals of a Christian life with Jesus Christ at the center of all they do. Within that framework, our students seek greater meaning in their vocations as they pursue ways to serve the greater good and mature in their faith.


Recognized as a Best Regional University – Midwest, Top Performer on Social Mobility, Best Value – Regional Universities Midwest, and listed for Best Ethnic Diversity among regional universities in the Midwest.


Services & Amenities

Student Enrollment
Foreign Student Enrolment
Off Campus Housing, Optional On Campus Dorms
Four Seasons, Warm
Gender Restriction
Study Types
Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree
United States of America
Gap year
Accounting, Art, Art Education, Biology, Business, Classical Liberal Studies, Communication, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Deaconess Studies, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, English, Entrepreneurship, Exercise Science, Fitness and Recreation, Health Care Management, History, Human Resource Management, Journalism, Kinesiology, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Middle Grades Education, Music, Music Education, Natural Sciences, Organizational Management, Philosophy, Physical Education, Political Science, Pre-Art Therapy, Pre-Seminary, Psychology, Secondary Education, Social Work, Sociology, Spanish, Spanish Education, Special Education, Sport, Theological Languages, Theology, Christian Education, Church Music, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Computer Science, Curriculum and Instruction, Human Movement Science, Special Education, Sports Leadership, Sports Nutrition, Sports Performance Training, Strength and Conditioning, Teacher Leadership
Sport Teams
Men’s Baseball, Men’s Basketball, Men’s Cross Country, Men’s Football, Men’s Lacrosse, Men’s Soccer, Men’s Tennis, Men’s Track and Field (Outdoor), Men’s Volleyball, Women´s Cheerleading, Women´s Dance, Women´s STUNT, Women’s Basketball, Women’s Cross Country, Women’s Lacrosse, Women’s Soccer, Women’s Softball, Women’s Tennis, Women’s Track and Field (Outdoor), Women’s Volleyball