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Stritch launches 85th anniversary celebration

July 17, 2022, marks the 85th anniversary of the founding of Cardinal Stritch University by the Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi.

“It is my privilege to serve and help build upon the rich legacy that began when Stritch was founded in 1937,” said Stritch President Dr. Dan Scholz.

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Stritch alumni are top earners

Cardinal Stritch University ranked #1 best salary in Wisconsin! recently published its evaluation of colleges based on BS & BA alumni earnings where Stritch earned the top spot. This ranking demonstrates the value of a bachelor's degree from Stritch.

GradReports' unique focus is on the objective, proven salary outcomes of real graduates rather than on college rankings that focus on reputation, prestige and other subjective factors. A link to the GradReports article - Pay over Prestige - that describes the methodology used is available below.

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Discover your future at Cardinal Stritch University

Stritch offers exceptional undergraduate, graduate and professional development programs. Our students develop skills, gain experience and build professional networks to prepare them for success.

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Enjoy Park-Like Campus Neighboring Milwaukee

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Join the Wolf Pack with Stritch Athletics

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Limitless Opportunities, Unlimited Potential

Our undergraduate and graduate degree programs are designed to respond to today’s changing world. By choosing Stritch, you will immerse yourself in studies to advance your career opportunities and empower you to create your path to uniquely impact the world.

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Applying is Easy

Apply today using our secure application portal. Undergraduate U.S. students are welcome to use Common Application.

Advance your career

Completing your bachelor's degree or gaining professional certifications can propel your career to the next level. Stritch makes lifelong learning rewarding and EASY with our evening and online programs, as well as outstanding continuing education opportunities.

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#4 online program in the nation

On March 7, 2022, released its annual rankings of Best Online Master’s Programs in Educational Leadership. Cardinal Stritch University is proud to be ranked as the #4 school in the nation for this program. Stritch was the top college in Wisconsin for this award.

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Experiences beyond the classroom

Build your Stritch experience through intercollegiate athletics, student organizations and hundreds of campus events, with downtown Milwaukee’s vibrancy just minutes away.

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Stritch Unstopped: COVID-19 Resources

March 14, 2022 - The Stritch Unstopped policy regarding wearing masks on campus has been updated. 

All students, employees and guests are asked to review the University's protocols before coming to campus. 

Stritch Unstopped Update Jan. 2022
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Making education a priority

Is your organization looking for ways to make education more accessible to your employees or members?

Stritch has been a leader in educating working professionals for decades. Stritch offers Education Partner organizations the opportunity to provide a tuition reduction of up to 25% to their employees or members. Three partnership levels are available to any organization, including the popular Custom Education Partner Program. 

Partnership Programs

Tour Cardinal Stritch University

In-person tours are offered by request, and we welcome your visit. If you are not comfortable with an in-person visit, live far from Stritch, or just want a sneak peak … enjoy this virtual preview of campus hosted by one of our student ambassadors.

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August 09, 2022

Alumni take innovative approach to serving students

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July 14, 2022

Stritch celebrates 85th anniversary

June 08, 2022

Stritch announces Community Enrollment Partner Network

#1316 Reading Teacher Licensure Virtual Information Session

August 17, 2022

12:00 PM

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32nd Annual Freedom Fund Event

September 23, 2022

Kliebhan Conference Center on Stritch Campus

5:00 PM

Cardinal Stritch University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC),