Wisconsin Lutheran College

Overview of Wisconsin Lutheran College

Wisconsin Lutheran College is in Milwaukee, WI. Milwaukee is a large suburb. The school is classified as a Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod college. Wisconsin Lutheran College is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

Wisconsin Lutheran College offers many areas of study. Fields of study in vogue at the school include art studies, media, music, therapy and counseling.

Wisconsin Lutheran College Selectivity

Not all applicants to Wisconsin Lutheran College are accepted.


The schools' faculty/student ratio of superior to most.

Student Body

Approximately 706 students study at Wisconsin Lutheran College (in 2007-2008).

Student Life

The school offers a real campus feel. Wisconsin Lutheran College makes housing available to a large share of its students.

More complete details are provided below.

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Wisconsin Lutheran College
8800 W Bluemound Rd
Milwaukee , WI 53226-4699
General Phone: (414) 443-8800

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Wisconsin Lutheran College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Media32communication studies, communication and journalism
Therapy and Counseling17psychology
Business and Management16business management, managerial economics
Liberal Arts16German language, Spanish language, English, interdisciplinary studies, social services, political science, history
Education and Teaching16elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, early childhood education, education courses
Science15biology, biochemistry, chemistry
Art Studies8art studies
Religion and Philosophy2philosophy, religion
Drama and Performing Arts1drama
Nursing and Emergency Medicine0registered nursing

Number of programs and degrees for Wisconsin Lutheran College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree13026

Wisconsin Lutheran College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Wisconsin Lutheran College had a total enrollment of 706 students (723 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 43%
Women 57%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 88%
Black 3%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 3%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 43%
20-21 38%
22-24 12%
25-29 2%
30-34 1%
35-39 1%
50-64 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)3%
New Mexico1%

Wisconsin Lutheran College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 72 %

Wisconsin Lutheran College Room and Board (2007)

Wisconsin Lutheran College offers campus housing for 599 of its 723 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Milwaukee, Wisconsin for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Wisconsin Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Wisconsin Lutheran College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
ACT Verbal2027
ACT Math1926
ACT Composite2126

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT6%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT98%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Wisconsin Lutheran College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 20,560
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 20,560
Room and board $ 7,120
Room charge $ 3,940
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,360
Books and supplies $ 700
Other expenses $ 1,740

Financial Aid:
Wisconsin Lutheran College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2136600)

Wisconsin Lutheran College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track4120

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year10$72,6183$63,407
Associate professoracademic year15$58,2914$52,526
Assistant professoracademic year13$48,07113$44,774
Instructoracademic year2*0*
All faculty totalacademic year40$57,94920$49,119

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Wisconsin Lutheran College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, Other
Elementary Education and Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
German Language and Literature
History, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Social Sciences, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other

Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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checked Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod affiliation
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Career counseling
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checked Option to study abroad
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