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Cost of Attendance - The cost of attendance (COA) estimates the annual amount needed to cover educational expenses while attending Concordia University Chicago. Several elements besides tuition, mandatory fees, room and board and residency determine the COA. It is important that you consider the cost of books and supplies, transportation and personal living expenses. Loan fees will also be added into the COA if you borrow a Federal Direct Loan to cover your educational expenses. 

Federal Pell Grant Recipients - CUC’s Federal Pell Grant recipients totaled 670, which encompassed 43% of the enrolled undergraduate (both traditional and non-traditional) student population for the 2016-2017 academic year. Of these Pell recipients, 60% were female and 40% were male. The recipients of the Federal Pell Grant consisted of:

  • 39.4% Hispanic
  • 33% White
  • 20% African American
  • 2.5% Asian
  • 3.3% Multiracial
  • 0.4% American Indian or Alaska Native
  • 0.3% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 
  • 1% Unknown

Federal Stafford Loan Recipients - CUC’s Direct Loan recipients totaled 1,133 which encompassed 72.5% of the enrolled undergraduate (both traditional and non-traditional) student population for the 2016-2017 academic year. A total of 953 or 84% received the Direct Subsidized Loan and a total of 180 or 16% received the Direct Unsubsidized Loan only.

Federal Student Financial Aid Penalties for Drug Law Violations - is present in the Student Code of Conduct on Concordia Connect portal for enrolled students.

Financial Aid Policies - Learn more information on the financial aid available to undergraduate students, costs and CUC’s policies.

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