Concordia University Wisconsin
is a private liberal arts college located in Mequon, Wisconsin
. The school is an affiliate of the 10-member Concordia University System
, which is operated by the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod
(LCMS).The university is a coeducational
institution, accredited by the NCA
, with 78 undergraduate
majors and minors, 17 graduate
programs, eight accelerated adult education programs and three doctorate programs.
The university's mission statement reads: "Concordia University Wisconsin is a Lutheran higher education community committed to helping students develop in mind, body, and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and the world."
The university is in Mequon, Wisconsin
, a city of just over 20,000 citizens north of Milwaukee
. Residing on the shore of Lake Michigan
, the university owns a campus with over of indoor walkways.
Concordia University Wisconsin was opened in 1881 at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church
in downtown Milwaukee. Classes were taught in the basement of the building, with only 13 students in attendance. One year later, the college, known then as Concordia College, purchased nearby land to erect a permanent facility. The college was located between 31st and 33rd streets and State Street and Highland Boulevard in Milwaukee until 1983. These facilities are now partially occupied by the Indian Community School
Prior incarnation of the modern campus
The current location of Concordia University... Read More