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Wisconsin Lutheran College

At Wisconsin Lutheran College, you will be prepared for life’s critical moments, ready to move into your unique purpose. Our nationally ranked Christian college experience provides a robust liberal arts education, giving you a meaningful advantage in today’s workplace.

We will deliver academic, faith, and campus life experiences that activate your leadership potential. Internships, service projects, and trips abroad let you see the world from a different viewpoint while you explore your career options. Along the way, you’ll develop mentoring relationships with our talented, Christian faculty and thrive with new life-long friends on our beautiful campus in Milwaukee.

Get personalized attention from caring, Christian professors who will prepare you to be a leader in your chosen field. Experience an active campus life where you can discover your passion and get involved no matter your interests – from sports to the arts to volunteering in the community. Visit us in Milwaukee to see why WLC could be the perfect place for you!

Quick Facts
1,096 students
(1,021 undergraduate, 75 graduate)
Tuition & fees
Food & housing
Average cost after aid
$17,416 (2021-22 average)
Student/faculty ratio

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Wisconsin Lutheran College is just 15 minutes away from Milwaukee’s great lakefront.

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Admission requirements

At least 18 units of study in high school. Application for admission must include an official high school transcript and an official ACT or SAT score report (test scores are optional).

How AP/IB credits are handled

Credits are awarded for AP scores of 3, 4, or 5, depending on the subject; IB credits for HL exams with a score of 4 or higher are accepted on a course-by-course basis. See for details.

Bachelor of Applied Science, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Arts

Percentage of first-year students receiving financial aid: 99%

Rate of all full-time undergraduates receiving financial aid: 99%

For institution-specific scholarships, contact: the Office of Admissions at 414.443.8811 or

FAFSA code: 014658

Conference/division affiliation: Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference/NCAA Division III

Men’s athletics

Baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, tennis, track & field (indoor and outdoor), volleyball

Women’s athletics

Basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track & field (indoor and outdoor), volleyball

Intramurals offered