Concordia University-Wisconsin Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

This is the complete guide for transferring to CUW. We suggest you read until the end - you can also use the below calculator to estimate your likelihood of being able to transfer to CUW.

What are your chances at CUW?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at CUW or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

    At CUW, 7.53% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

    To read about regular admission requirements for Concordia University-Wisconsin, click here

    What are the transfer requirements for CUW?

    CUW requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

    Admission Item Required?
    High School Transcript Required of Some
    College Transcript Required of All
    Essay or Personal Statement Not Required
    Interview Not Required
    Standardized Test Scores Not Required
    Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Required of All

    In addition to the above requirements, CUW also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

    CUW requires a minimum of 36 credits.

    What are Concordia University-Wisconsin’s Transfer Deadlines?

    Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down CUW transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

    Closing Date Reported Deadline
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline rolling
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline rolling

    Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

    We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

    In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

    When are decision dates for Concordia University-Wisconsin transfer applicants?

    If you applied to transfer to CUW on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

    Deadline Notification Dates
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline rolling
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline rolling

    Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

    What is Concordia University-Wisconsin’s transfer acceptance rate?

    In 2019, CUW received 503 transfer applicants.

    The school accepted 209 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for CUW is 41.55%.

    This indicates how hard it is to transfer into CUW. You can use the free calculator below to predict your chances of getting accepted.

    What are your chances at CUW?

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    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    Additionally, of the 209 accepted transfer students, 86 students enrolled - that means the yield was 41.15%.

    CUW accepts 42 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

    How can you afford CUW

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    What are the Concordia University-Wisconsin transfer GPA requirements?

    CUW requires a minimum college GPA of 2.0 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

    In addition, CUW requires a minimum high school GPA of 2.0.

    Will you enjoy transferring to CUW?

    There are a lot of reasons to transfer to CUW. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

    Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

    Or perhaps you’re drawn to Mequon...

    Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

    Finding success at CUW is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

    These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

    If you’re considering transferring to CUW then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

    Final Verdict: How to transfer into CUW

    Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned. If you still have questions about transferring, check out the CUW website for more info.
    CUW accepts 41.55% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

    To have a shot at transferring into CUW, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.41 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 3.55. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

    The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of CUW students.

    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    SAT Math 490 610 550
    SAT Reading 490 610 550
    2018 Total SAT Score 980 1220 1100
    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    ACT Math 19 26 22
    ACT Reading 20 26 23
    2018 Total ACT Score 39 52 45

    Concordia University-Wisconsin’s average SAT score is 1100. To be a competitive applicant for Concordia University-Wisconsin your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

    What are your chances at CUW?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at CUW or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    If you’re considering transferring to CUW, you may also want to consider the schools:

    Transfering to Bradley University
    Transfering to Lewis University
    Transfering to Northeastern Illinois University
    Transfering to Western Illinois University
    Transfering to Butler University