Concordia University Chicago

River Forest, IL

Concordia University Chicago's College of Arts & Sciences says, "Centered in the Gospel of Jesus Christ, our liberal arts culture forms the basis for our undergraduate education, providing many and various opportunities to learn, and encouraging a broad world perspective. We rigorously investigate our complex world through different ways of thinking, from diverse perspectives and in a variety of disciplines. We develop the ability to think critically and creatively, and the skills to communicate ideas effectively." [Source, Pg. 67]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:1,458
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:45%
  • Tuition & Fees:$31,588 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language


    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because language study is only an option in the "Global Studies" requirement.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History


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    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because a survey course in American government or history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Humanities" requirement.

  • 5. Economics


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    No credit given for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social/Behavioral Sciences" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics


    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because the "Logical & Mathematical Reasoning" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little college-level math content.

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    Concordia University Chicago uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/15/2018


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