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Break out the confetti and balloons. We are celebrating! Concordia University Wisconsin (CUW) has been ranked second in Best Online Schools In Wisconsin For 2017! This is truly something of which to be proud. Curious about why our online university is the second best in the state? Let’s briefly check out the statistics from the Community for Accredited Online Schools to discover what makes CUW a top school. Why Concordia? Twenty-three schools made the list. All had to be four-year, accredited, online universities. They were evaluated by cost, offerings, and three additional benefits (placement services, counseling services, and credits for experience). In other words,… more >

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We are so proud to announce that Concordia University Wisconsin has been selected to join the Competency-Based Education Network (C-BEN), a national network of leading institutions in the area of competency based education. C-BEN is a Washington DC based organization, supported by the Lumina Foundation and managed by Public Agenda. As a member, we will be working collaboratively with 30 other colleges and universities to conduct ground breaking research that could dramatically alter the future of higher education. You may already know about the option to earn digital badges that allow you to demonstrate skills as you progress through our… more >

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Concordia University has recently unveiled the Concordia Promise, an exciting initiative to support a variety of opportunities for advanced learning and higher education. Concordia Promise The Concordia Promise is a scholarship that offers affordable Dual Credit courses for students attending Christian high schools. The Concordia Promise scholarship reduces the cost of tuition from $200 per credit to $50 per credit.* Concordia Promise Plus The Concordia Promise Plus is a scholarship in the amount paid for Concordia University Dual Credit courses (up to $50 per credit). The scholarship applies to CU tuition after enrollment at CU for an undergraduate degree. Any… more >

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Mequon, WI – August 20th, 2012 Concordia University Wisconsin has announced that it will be hosting the 2012-2013 National Lutheran School Accreditation (NLSA) Exemplary School Best Practices Webinars. The NLSA Best Practices webinar series is intended to recognize exemplary schools for their use of technology and innovation in the classroom. This new series provides a way for schools to share their best practices with other schools and educators. (more…)

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Concordia University Wisconsin is teaming up with Smarthinking.com to provide free online tutoring for CUW online students. Smarthinking.com, an innovator in connecting students with highly qualified instructors via the internet, will give Concordia’s online students the ability to talk to a tutor one-on-one. The service will allow students to connect with an “e-structor” by either speaking with a tutor as soon as one is available or by scheduling a personal session 48 hours in advance so to receive a 30-60 minute session that fits the student’s lifestyle. As an alternative to a live session, students can also submit a question to be answered… more >

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