General Information About Cardinal Stritch University
Cardinal Stritch University is an independent Franciscan Catholic institution of higher education sponsored by the Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi. The University, rooted in the liberal arts, provides graduate and undergraduate programs to prepare students for life and for professional careers. The University assists women and men in pursuing lifelong learning. It provides both traditional and nontraditional approaches to meet the educational needs of a diverse student body. The University strives to be a caring community. Its faculty and staff regard superior instruction and personal attention to each student as keys to quality education. In addition, faculty members model and promote meaningful integration of theory and practice. Faculty, staff, administration and trustees cooperate actively to anticipate and address the emerging needs of students, the Stritch community and society. The vitality of educational life is enhanced by the commitment of the University to programs of direct service to people who might not otherwise be served. In keeping with Franciscan values and guided by the Judaeo-Christian tradition, the University fosters the moral, spiritual, intellectual, cultural, emotional, social and physical development of each person. Finally, the University promotes the development of men and women who are committed to religious principles, who possess moral and aesthetic values, and who take their places as responsible persons, serving the local and global communities.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- Teacher certification
- Distance learning opportunities
- Study abroad
- Weekend/evening college
- General Education Courses
- Career Services available upon completion
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Roman Catholic
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Associate's degree
- Bachelor's degree
- Postbaccalaureate certificate
- Master's degree
- Post-master's certificate
- Suburb: Large
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 1,033 Percent Admitted 41% Men Admitted 44% Women Admitted 39% Full Time Retention Rate 67%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Critical Reading 448 530 Math 483 570
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Composite 19 24 English 18 23 Math 17 24
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 11,693 Native American 41 Asian 146 African American 1,410 Hispanic 285 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 2,708 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 1,344