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Cardinal Stritch University

Cardinal Stritch University

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Cardinal Stritch University
About Cardinal Stritch University
By Numbers
  • Enrollment: 1,975 undergraduate and 1201 graduate students
  • Programs: 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs
  • Student-faculty ratio: 
    11 to 1
  • Average class size: 12
  • TOEFL requirement: 79
Cardinal Stritch University began as a teaching institution for the Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi in 1937. Today, Stritch offers more than 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs that help students develop new skills, gain career-related experience, and build professional networks.

Students, families, and employers know Stritch as an excellent choice for studying the arts, business, education, leadership, liberal arts, nursing, and the sciences. Our campus is located just north of Milwaukee and select programs are also offered at locations in downtown Milwaukee, Madison, Brookfield and online.

Students with diverse faith and cultural backgrounds are invited to embrace and live our core Franciscan values of creating a caring community, showing compassion, reverencing creation and making peace. With more than 34,000 alumni, our graduates are known for their roles at nonprofits, schools, small companies, health care organizations, corporations, and entrepreneurial ventures. Through education, academic support, mentoring, and career opportunities, we help students find their mission in life.
Campus Life
Our beautiful, park-like main campus is located on 40 acres just north of Milwaukee. With an average class size of 19 students, classrooms at Stritch are designed to foster group discussions, one-on-one instruction, and interactive learning. All classrooms are equipped with computers, internet access and LCD projectors for presentations, and many are also equipped with SmartBoards and other learning technologies.
Campus life at Cardinal Stritch University
Stritch is dedicated to making our commuter students at home and an engaged part of our campus community. As a commuter student at Stritch, you’ll find the campus to be easily accessible and convenient. Most campus buildings are connected, which is especially convenient during the long winter months. Commuter students get involved on campus. You’ll be able to attend athletic events, fine arts performances, on-campus entertainment shows such as bands or comedians, and there are more than 20 student groups in which commuter students get involved.

At Stritch, we recognize that academic, spiritual and personal growth often take place outside the classroom.We provide programs, services and leadership opportunities that enrich the student experience. Students and staff work to encourage personal growth, promote civic responsibility, embrace differences, and connect students to the campus and the community. Student Success Center staff oversee the registration and management of registered student organizations as well as directly advise and coordinate a number of student groups.
Services For International Students
Many international students find Stritch to be the most affordable educational option in Wisconsin. Undergraduate students should ask about academic, athletic and international financial aid. We provide students an excellent education in a safe and supportive environment. We pride ourselves on being an institution that welcomes and embraces diversity from across the U.S. and the world. The faculty of our four colleges are knowledgeable and dedicated to your success. Classes here are small and interactive.
International Students at Cardinal Stritch University
As a Catholic Franciscan University, Stritch is known for its warm hospitality. You will soon feel at home in a place where diversity is not only respected, but embraced. Our campus has been rated as one of the safest campuses in the United States of America. Students are close to local shopping and dining. Downtown Milwaukee and the lakefront are also accessible by public transportation.
Accreditations And Rankings
Stritch is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Programs at the University also are accredited by:
  • The Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs
  • The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (Associate of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing)
  • The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (Bachelor of Science in Nursing)
The Ruth S. Coleman College of Nursing and Health Sciences Associate Degree in Nursing is approved by the Wisconsin State Board of Nursing. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program has been approved to admit students and begin offering courses. 

Stritch has been recognized for a wide range of academic achievements.

  • Ranked 34th Best 4-year College for Adult Learners 
    Washington Monthly
  • Ranked 23rd Best Online Master's in Education Degree Programs 
    Online Colleges
  • Ranked 45th Best Catholic College 
    BestColleges.com
  • Ranked 23rd Best Campus Security          
    BestColleges.com
  • Scored a school rating of 8.1 out of 10 
    GraduatePrograms.com
  • Ranked 47th Most Affordable Private Non-Profit 
    Schools for a Master's in Special Education Program 
    Master's in Special Education Program Guide
  • Ranked 50th Best Catholic College in the United States 
    Best Catholic Colleges
  • Ranked 147th out of 1,275 Colleges Ranking 
    The Economist
Applying
PROGRAM COST
Please get in touch with us for information about tuition and fees for all of our programs for undergraduate, graduate and transfer students.
                           
SCHOLARSHIPS
Entering international undergraduate and transfer students with outstanding credentials are automatically reviewed for merit scholarships. Students are eligible to apply for International Student Scholarships. Scholarships are for $3,000 and are automatically awarded to international students who are not United States citizens or permanent residents.

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The campus at Cardinal Stritch University