About Cardinal Stritch University
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Cardinal Stritch University is one of the most prominent private not-for-profit institution in the USA. The university was originally established in the year 1937, it expanded rapidly over the last 83 years and now has its campus in North Shore of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Cardinal Stritch University was founded by the Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi and was chartered by the State of Wisconsin as a fully-accredited, degree-granting institution.
The educational mission of the university is to be rooted in the liberal arts tradition, transforming lives and communities through servant leadership, learning, and service. It is guided by the Catholic, Franciscan values of creating a caring community, peacemaking, showing compassion, and reverencing creation as we embrace and cultivate the diversity of all of God’s creation.
The University encourages academic excellence, along with intellectual, spiritual, and social growth among its entire community – faculty, staff, and students of all ages, faiths, and ethnic backgrounds. The college focuses mainly on providing the students with a career-focused education.
Cardinal Stritch University has a current population of about 2148 students and has a student-faculty ratio of 8:1. This means that the interaction between faculty and students in the classroom is outstanding.
The academic programs at the university are aligned into four colleges focused on specific disciplines, with explicit career and professional outcomes
College of Arts & Sciences
College of Business & Management
College of Education & Leadership, and
Ruth S. Coleman College of Nursing & Health Sciences
The colleges offer 6 different types of degrees - adult undergrad, freshman, graduate, non-degree, transfer, doctoral in as many as 61 different domains. It also provides some of these degrees through their widely extensive online programs. The delivery format of lectures at the colleges includes traditional face to face, online, and hybrid.
Cardinal Stritch University is accredited and is nationally recognized by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).
U.S. News and World Report‘s 2020 “Best Colleges” Rankings ranked Cardinal Stritch University #293-#381 in National Universities.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
Cardinal Stritch University is quite affordable in terms of the annual cost required to attend the institution.
The approximate average annual cost to attend the university on a full-time basis is $29,940 for all students regardless of their residency. However, it varies largely from college to college and from program to program.
Other than the cost mentioned above, books and supplies cost around $1500, room and board charge amount to $12,928, and budget for other expenses amount to $960. Overall, it can be stated that the average net price for the university is about $25,867.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$64,348 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
If the students find it difficult to sponsor all their educational fees by themselves, Cardinal Stritch University offers many options to assist students in paying their educational costs.
The financial aid department of the university provides financial assistance like loans, scholarships, and grants to those students who are eligible.
Students seeking financial assistance should first complete the FAFSA. Cardinal Stritch University FAFSA Code is 003837. A student will also need to apply for an FSA ID as part of this application process.
There are various types of aid that are provided by the institution. institutional Aid, federal aid, state aid, and more.
Tuition Assistance, Post 9/11 GI Bill, and Yellow Ribbon Program are the military aid available.
Almost 45% of students in the college are provided with financial assistance which on average amounts approximately to $21,435. However, almost all of the students benefit from gift aid which amounts to $21435. In addition to this, federal grant, state aid, and institutional grant amounts to $6,763, $6,790, $15,535.