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The Stritch Difference

Cardinal Stritch University is rooted in the liberal arts tradition, transforming lives and communities through servant leadership, learning, and service. We are guided by the Franciscan Values of creating a caring community, making peace, showing compassion, and reverencing all creation as we embrace and cultivate the diversity of all of God’s creation.

Our academic programs offer relevant, rigorous curriculum that prepare learners to succeed and lead in a diverse and ever-changing world. Dedicated faculty and staff members work closely with students to help them achieve their academic and career goals. No matter what degree you pursue, internships at leading companies and non-profit organizations across southeastern Wisconsin complement your educational experience.

We are a small, close-knit community that is formed by our Franciscan Values. Shared experiences are made possible through a vibrant campus life that includes student clubs and organizations, diverse activities, intercollegiate athletics, community service projects and leadership opportunities, all leading to personal growth and development.

With more than 38,000 alumni, our graduates are recognized in the communities where they live, work and lead for their roles at corporations, businesses, schools, healthcare organizations, non-profit organizations, corporations, and entrepreneurial ventures.

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Transcript Evaluation

A transfer student interested in determining how many credits may transfer from previous coursework and how long it may take to complete a bachelor’s degree program at Stritch may submit unofficial transcripts from previous institutions for evaluation. This unofficial review process will provide students with a good understanding of how previously earned credits may transfer into our curriculum.  

Email a copy of your transcripts from all previously attended institutions to The process typically takes up to 72 hours to complete.

Articulation Agreements

An articulation agreement establishes a formal partnership between two or more educational entities to accept credits in transfer toward a specific academic program.  These agreements are designed to help students identify which courses in their associate degrees apply toward a bachelor’s degree program at Stritch.
Find out how your credits will transfer.

Personalized Education

Cardinal Stritch University provides you with an excellent and personalized education tailored to your unique skills and abilities—with small class sizes.

Cardinal Stritch University offers more than 60 undergraduate and graduate programs in four different colleges: College of Arts and SciencesCollege of Business and Management, College of Education and Leadership, and the Ruth S. Coleman College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

In addition to our full-time faculty members, our adjunct faculty remain practitioners in their fields and provide highly skilled instruction. The average student-to-faculty ratio is 10-to-1. 

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Minutes Away From The City

Living on campus is an opportunity to create your home away from home. You'll have the opportunity to choose single or double rooms … with on-campus dining, laundry, free parking, ample study and social space, and an expansive green space to enjoy the outdoors.

Just 8 miles from Downtown Milwaukee, you’re only minutes away from all the amenities and attractions of the city. From the Milwaukee Art Museum to Miller Park, Bradford Beach to the Milwaukee Public Market, you’re only a short drive away from all Milwaukee has to offer.

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Enrollment Partnerships

At Stritch we believe in the pursuit of community engaged academic excellence through collaboration and mutually beneficial partnerships that build stronger and more caring individuals, organizations, and communities that together serve the greater good for all. Stritch has 10 Enrollment Partners including Aurora Healthcare, Catholic Financial Life, and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee where there is recognition of the value that a Stritch education can have for employees and stakeholders’ professional and personal growth.

Value of a Private Education

Stritch is competitively priced to make undergraduate education affordable. Counselors in our Financial Aid Office know that each student is unique and they are dedicated to helping identify ways to help students fund their education. Learn more about our tuition and fees, the financial aid process and scholarships.

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