Undergradute Application

Welcome to Concordia University Chicago!

Congratulations on your decision to apply to Concordia University Chicago. Our application is free. Your completed application provides important information which we consider when making admission decisions. Please take care to complete the application accurately paying special attention to the required information marked with an asterisk (*).

Attention: If you have college coursework and it was all taken while still in high school, please apply as a freshman.

If you have any questions or experience any problems as you complete your application, please contact us at 708.209.3100 or email at Admission@CUChicago.edu.

Once you complete your application you will be hearing from your admission counselor.

Fields marked * are required. All other fields are optional.


What type of student are you applying as?*



Have you completed a Bachelor's Degree and are pursuing a second one?* No   Yes

Number of college credit hours earned:*

Intended Entering Semester and Year:*

I am applying for the semester.

Do you plan to live on campus or off campus?*

On Campus     Off Campus

Name and Address
Please provide your personal and contact information.
Are you a US Citizen?* Yes No
Are you a Permanent Resident?* Yes No
Do you currently have or are you seeking a visa to study in the United States?* Yes No

Nation of Citizenship: *

Will you be applying to the Saudi Arabia Cultural Mission (SACM) for scholarship support?*   Yes No

Are you participating in the Hebei University of Economics and Business (HUEB) and Concordia University Chicago (CUC) joint program in the U.S.? *  Yes No
Have you graduated from or are you currently attending high school in the United States?*
Yes No
Have you graduated from or are you currently attending a college or university in the United States?*
Yes No

List all names separated by commas
Landline Cell
Landline Cell
I do not wish to receive text messages from CUC regarding my application.

(preferably not an email address provided by your school)

Permanent/Home Address*

Mailing/Current Address*

Same as Permanent/Home Address

Personal Information
Please provide us with some additional information about yourself and your family.
Male Female

United States Military Information:*

Are you:
Active Duty
Military Dependent
Military Spouse
None of the above

Are you Hispanic or Latino?   Yes   No
Please select one:
Puerto Rican
Other Hispanic

Are you: (select one or more)
American Indian or Alaskan Native
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

Family Information
Please provide your parent or guardian information.

No    Yes
Same permanent/home address as above

No    Yes
Same permanent/home address as above

Information About Your Parents:*
What is the highest level of education obtained by your:
Less than high school graduate
High school graduate
Some college
Bachelor's degree
Beyond bachelor's degree
Less than high school graduate
High school graduate
Some college
Bachelor's degree
Beyond bachelor's degree

Please indicate if your mother or father graduated from Concordia University Chicago
  Mother    Father
Honors and Extra Curricular Activities
Please check the activities in which you plan to participate at Concordia University Chicago.
Intercollegiate Athletics
Baseball (M)
Basketball (M, W)
Competitive Cheer/Dance (W)
Cross Country (M, W)
Football (M)
Lacrosse (M, W)
Soccer (M, W)
Softball (W)
Tennis (M, W)
Track & Field (M, W)
Volleyball (M, W)

Vocal Groups

Applied Studies
French Horn
String Bass/Double Bass
Voice - Alto
Voice - Bass
Voice - Soprano
Voice - Tenor
Other Instrument        Specify:

Alpha Kappa Delta (sociology honor society)
Art Club
Black Student Union (BSU)
Campus Activities Board
Campus Golfers Association (CGA)
Chinese Student Association
Computer Society
Concordia Enterprise Group
Concordia University Dance Marathon (CUDM)
Cooking Club
Council for Exceptional Children (student chapter)
E-Sports and Gaming
Forensics (Debate/Speech)
Heroes & Friends
History and Politics Club
IEEE: Institute of Electrical and Electronics
       Engineers (student chapter)
Intramural Sports
Kappa Delta Pi - Pi Psi chapter (education honor society)
Latino Student Union (LSU)
Motif (campus creative arts journal)
NAfME: The National Association for Music
       Education (student chapter)
Nursing Club
Phi Alpha Theta (history honor society)
Pre-Dentistry Society
Pre-Med Club
Psi Chi (psychology honor society)
Psychology Club
Science Club
Social Work Club
Spikeball Club
Student Government Association
Student-Athlete Advisory Committee
The Collective (theater)
The Spectator (campus newspaper)
The Unprofessionals Improv Group
Ultimate Frisbee Club
Uproar (athletic spirit club)
WCGR (campus radio and TV station)
Women in Engineering

Spiritual Life
Concordia Youth Ministry
Ministry to Chicago
Ministry to Concordia: College Life
Ministry to Concordia: CUC 4 Life
Ministry to Concordia: Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Ministry to Concordia: Men and Women's Ministry
Ministry to Concordia: Prayer and Praise
Ministry to the World

Are you a participant in AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination)?   Yes   No

Please list any special honors or recognition you have received.
Program Information
Please select the program or degree you are applying for, as well as any other required details pertaining to your selection.

Do you intend to pursue a church profession?   Yes   No
Please indicate your interest:
Lutheran Teacher Education (Major in an Education program)
Pre-Seminary (Major in an Arts & Sciences, Education or Business program)
Deaconess (Theology Professional Studies)
Director of Christian Education
Director of Parish Music (Major in Music)

From the list provided below, select one major that interests you most.*
If you are unsure about which major to choose, please select the following: Exploring Options
  • * The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree is a joint program between Concordia University Chicago and Resurrection University.
  • For students majoring in Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Medicine and Pre-Pharmacy, an early acceptance option with LECOM (Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine) is available. Please consult your admission counselor for specific admission and program requirements.
For students interested in pursuing other pre-professional studies, select the major that best suits your future professional path:
  • Most Pre-Law students select a major in Political Science.
  • Most Pre-Veterinary students select a major in Biology or Natural Science.

College of Arts and Sciences

Applied Microscopy
Biology (BA)
Biology (BS)
Christian Ministry
Classical Liberal Studies
Communication - Human Communication and Culture Specialization
Communication - Media Specialization
Communication - Strategic Communication Specialization
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science (BA)
Computer Science (BS)
Criminal Justice
Deaconess - Theology Professional Studies
Exercise Science (BA)
Exercise Science (BS)
Health Sciences: Nursing (BSN) *
Health Sciences: Pre-Athletic Training
Health Sciences: Pre-Clinical Exercise Physiology
Health Sciences: Pre-Dentistry
Health Sciences: Pre-Medicine
Health Sciences: Pre-Occupational Therapy
Health Sciences: Pre-Pharmacy
Health Sciences: Pre-Physical Therapy
Mathematics (BA)
Mathematics - Actuarial Sci. Specialization (BS)
Mathematics - Computer Sci. Specialization (BS)
Mathematics - Natural Sci. Specialization (BS)
Mathematics - Pure Math Specialization (BS)
Music - Director of Parish Music
Natural Science
Political Science
Pre-Art Therapy
Social Work
Sport, Fitness and Recreation
Theological Languages
Theology - Christian Studies
Theology - Professional Studies

College of Business

Accounting (BA)
Accounting (BS)
Business Intelligence and Analytics
Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Management (BA)
Management (BS)
Marketing (BA)
Marketing (BS)
Sports Management (BA)
Sports Management (BS)

College of Education

Director of Christian Education (Single Certification)
Director of Christian Education with Elementary
      Education Licensure (Dual Certification)
Director of Christian Education with Middle Grades
      Education Licensure (Dual Certification)
Early Childhood Education (birth-grade 2)
Elementary Education (grades 1-6)
Foreign Language - Spanish Language Ed. (grades K-12)
Middle Grades Education (grade 5-8) - Art
Middle Grades Education (grade 5-8) - Literacy
Middle Grades Education (grade 5-8) - Mathematics
Middle Grades Education (grade 5-8) - Music
Middle Grades Education (grade 5-8) - Physical Education
Middle Grades Education (grade 5-8) - Science
Middle Grades Education (grade 5-8) - Social Science-Geography
Middle Grades Education (grade 5-8) - Social Sciences
Music Education (grades K-12)
Physical Education (grades K-12)
Secondary Education - English/Language Arts (grades 9-12)
Secondary Education - Mathematics (grades 9-12)
Secondary Education - Physical Education (grades 9-12)
Secondary Education - Science: Biology (grades 9-12)
Secondary Education - Science: Chemistry (grades 9-12)
Secondary Education - Social Science: History (grades 9-12)
Secondary Education - Visual Arts (grades 9-12)
Special Education (ages 3-21)
Visual Arts Education (grades K-12)

Program of Study

Criminal Justice

Program of Study

Human Resources/Management
Music Scholarship Interest
Do you intend to audition for a music scholarship?*   Yes   No

These scholarships are for both music majors and non-music majors who plan to participate in bands, orchestras or choirs at CUC. Participants typically are currently studying music privately and have a history of performing.
Academic History
List ALL colleges and universities attended, starting with the most recently attended first.
High School Attended:
Did you or do you plan to earn your:*
High School Diploma GED

List your most recently attended high school (regardless if you are attending on-site or remote, choose the school you have or will graduate from): *

Can't Find Your High School? Click Here!

If you are unable to find your school in the drop-down menu above, please list your current/most recent school below.
Be sure to include city and state/territory and country (if outside of the U.S.).

When did or will you graduate high school?*

When did or will you pass the GED?*

Please list your current/most recent cumulative high school GPA *(example 2.40)

Have you completed or are you currently enrolled in:*
International Baccalaureate (IB) coursework Yes No
CLEP Credit Yes No
Advanced Placement (AP) Courses Yes No

High School Senior Year Courses Currently In-Progress:*

Standardized Test Scores (Optional):
I have taken/will retake the ACT.
I have taken/will retake the SAT.
I have taken/will retake the CLT (Classical Learning Test).

Are you attending/have you attended a college or university?* Yes    No

Optional Information


* By checking this box, I certify that this information is, to the best of my knowledge, accurate, complete, and my own. If I have falsified or omitted anything on this form, it may result in my being refused admission or a required withdraw without refund or credit. I also authorize my high school to send transcripts to Concordia University Chicago on my behalf.

* I understand and consent to the terms of the FERPA Consent to Release Student Information policy.