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Facts and Figures

Wisconsin Lutheran College is an independent, liberal arts college founded in 1973. We combine the excitement and vitality of the large metropolitan area of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with the serious work of helping students grow and understand how Christian values can transform their lives.

Visit our Fast Facts page to learn about Wisconsin Lutheran College.


Areas of study
See a list of undergraduate majors and pre-professional programs.

Academic year
The college's academic year has two 15-week semesters, plus a January Term and two summer sessions.

Get information about careers and internships from the Office of Career Development. 

Library Resources
The Marvin M. Schwan Library is home to numerous meeting rooms, classrooms and a graphics lab. Learn more at


At Wisconsin Lutheran College you'll be taught by professors who bring teaching and research experience to the classroom. Many of them hold doctorates from some of the nation's top institutions. Our faculty members are qualified not just by their academic credentials, but also by their life experiences. Their goal is to provide the theoretical, logical, and empirical tools you'll need to fully understand your subjects and be successful in your chosen career.


WLC boasts 18 varsity NCAA Division III intercollegiate teams. Beyond varsity athletics, the intramurals program offers all students the opportunity to compete, with the emphasis based on participating for the fun of it.


The Office of Alumni Relations hosts various events throughout the year. Alumni are actively engaged with the college through student mentor programs, assisting with internships, and by supporting WLC through financial donations.

Tuition and Fees

View international tuition, fees, and scholarships.


The Milwaukee, Wisconsin, climate is warm during summer when temperatures tend to be in the 70s and very cold during winter when temperatures tend to be in the 20s.

The warmest month of the year is July with an average high temperature of 82 degrees Fahrenheit, while the coldest month of the year is January with an average low temperature of 13 degrees Fahrenheit.

The annual average precipitation at Milwaukee is 34 inches. The wettest month of the year is August, with an average rainfall of 4 inches.


Wisconsin Lutheran College
8800 West Bluemound Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226 USA