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Why Concordia?

Why Concordia

Undergraduate students choose Concordia University Chicago because CUC meets their goals for:

  • Practical preparation for a satisfying career

  • Hands-on experiences that qualify them for the best graduate programs

  • Critical thinking and communication skills that last a lifetime

But it’s not just about the destination—they also choose CUC so they can be inspired during their collegiate career and beyond. Read what our students are saying about CUC...

Christian Stuckemeyer

We're spoiled in the theater program here at CUC. Having access to the off-campus theater gives us opportunities to put on different types of theater productions, and there are a lot of networking connections our professors have made in Chicago that they expose us to. 

Princess Burch

The business program is one of the main reasons I love Concordia–Chicago. I love the connections I have here, and I'm able to build what I want with the program.

Rachel Druek

CUC's location lets you have the best of both worlds. Chicago is only 20 minutes away from Oak Park—you can even see the Chicago skyline from our parking garage—but at the same time we're not impacted by the chaos of the city, being in a residential neighborhood.

Peter Wykert

The best part about being a music student at CUC is that the faculty members truly care about each and every student individually, and there are so many options available to students to participate in music on campus.