About Our Centers

CUW Centers were designed with the working adult in mind.

Designed with you in mind

Concordia University Wisconsin’s Center Programs were designed with the working adult in mind. Our accelerated courses are delivered at nine convenient campus center locations throughout Wisconsin. The coursework is tailored to the needs and unique capabilities of the adult learner, and places a strong emphasis on the direct applicability of the course material to the students' careers.


Program Highlights

  • Serving the working adult since 1989
  • Nine convenient center locations
  • Classes meet one evening per week
  • Earn your degree in as little as two years
  • Books for the undergraduate programs are included in tuition - book loan
  • Flexibility allows you to earn credit in the classroom or online
  • Credit for experiential learning
  • Up to 84 transfer credits accepted


Refer A Friend, Family Member, Colleague Or Neighbor!

If you know someone who is ready to take the next step in their educational journey, let our trained admissions counselors help them explore their options. Click here to learn more about referrals.


CLEP & DSST Testing

DSST and CLEP exams are administered at various CUW locations. DSST exams are Internet Based Tests (IBT) and CLEP are Computer Based Tests (CBT). Schedule an exam here.


The cost of finishing your degree

Tuition for the accelerated evening classes in the 2019-2020 school year will be assessed at rates shown below. For most programs, this cost includes use of textbooks through our book loan program.

Tuition and fees for other university services
Per Credit Per Semester One Time
Application $60
Tuition (Undergraduate) $512
Tuition (MA only) $318
Tuition (Graduate MBA and OLA) $740
Tuition (Graduate Teacher Certificate) $614
Internship/Practicum $75
Graduation $65
Technology (part-time, under 12 credits) $33
Technology (full-time, 12 credits or more) $66
Transcript Request $8
Late Drop $60

Learn more about costs and tuition refunds here.

Adult learner scholarships

We’re excited to offer four new scholarships exclusively for adult and post-traditional learners. Ranging from $150-$500 per three-credit course, these scholarships can be applied to a variety of programs and are available to employees of our corporate and academic partners, Concordia alumni, and employees of qualifying Christian schools and churches.

To see if you qualify for these scholarships, connect with an admission counselor today.


Financial Aid

Believe it or not, attending a private university can be affordable.

Through grants, scholarships, loans and work programs, you can drive down the total cost of tuition to something that is considerably more manageable for you and your family.

Sure, you’ve got plenty of questions about how it all works. Fortunately, we’ve got people dedicated to helping you figure it all out. Contact your Admission Counselor to find out how they can help. You can also call the financial aid office directly at 262-243-4569, visit your Adult Accelerated Center, or even stop by our Mequon, Wisconsin campus. Someone will be happy to help you! We’ll work with you to determine your eligibility for grants, identify appropriate scholarships and talk you through the loan process.

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