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The value of a CUC education

Your future is what Concordia University Chicago is all about. CUC offers a broad liberal arts-based education that's grounded in Lutheran tradition and rooted in Christian faith and shared values. We prepare you for a career or grad school and for making a difference in the world.

At CUC, we’re proud that approximately 90 percent of our students are employed or enrolled in graduate programs in their fields within six months of graduation.


CUC will prepare you academically and practically to find a meaningful career. Recent graduates have found employment with organizations such as:

  • American Shakespeare Center
  • Brookfield Zoo
  • California Veterinary Specialists
  • Chicago Cubs
  • Chicago Public Schools and school districts throughout the nation
  • Chicago Tribune
  • Concordia Publishing House
  • Enterprise Holdings
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Humboldt County Sheriff's Office (Eureka, California)
  • Illinois Health and Hospital Association
  • ISSA – The Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association
  • Juristat (St. Louis)
  • Kane County Cougars
  • Kraft Foods
  • Kutchins, Robbins and Diamond Ltd
  • LCMS schools and churches throughout the world
  • Loyola University Health System
  • Lutheran World Relief
  • Lyric Opera of Chicago
  • The McCrone Group
  • Meiya Group Global (Leesburg, Virginia)
  • Meridian Health Plan, Chicago
  • Metropolitan Family Services, Chicago
  • NFL Media
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • Presence Resurrection Medical Center
  • Schaumburg Boomers
  • Seagraves Financial Group
  • Sogeti
  • State Farm
  • Teach for America
  • Thrivent Financial
  • U.S. Congressman's Office
  • Warady & Davis LLP
  • WRDW-TV News (Georgia)

    Continuing your education

    Students completing their undergraduate degrees at CUC have been successful in gaining entrance to graduate programs around the nation including:

    • California State University, Fullerton
    • California State University, Long Beach
    • Chicago–Kent College of Law
    • The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
    • Columbia University School of Social Work
    • Concordia Seminaries
    • Concordia University Chicago
    • DePaul University
    • George Washington University
    • Georgia State University
    • Loyola University Chicago
    • Michigan State University College of Law
    • School of the Art Institute of Chicago
    • University of Illinois at Chicago Medical School
    • University of Iowa
    • University of Notre Dame
    • University of Washington, Seattle
    • Washington University in St. Louis