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WLC Ranked as a Top College

WLC Ranked as a Top College

September 18, 2023 by Office of Marketing and Communication About WLC
WLC Ranked as a Top College

MILWAUKEE - For 2024, U.S. News & World Report ranks Wisconsin Lutheran College (WLC) at #19 among Regional Colleges in the Midwest. Schools in the Best Regional Colleges category focus almost entirely on the undergraduate experience and offer a broad range of programs in the liberal arts and in fields such as business, nursing, and education. WLC is the only Wisconsin institution ranked in the Top 20 Regional Colleges in the Midwest.

WLC is included in the U.S. News rankings for Best Value Schools, rated 16th among Regional Colleges in the Midwest.

The college is also included in the Top Performers on Social Mobility rankings at #33 among Regional Colleges in the Midwest. This category rates how well schools graduated students who received Pell Grants.

"Wisconsin Lutheran College's consistently high ranking by U.S. News reflects WLC's commitment to academic excellence delivered by a highly credentialed and experienced faculty," said WLC's Provost, Dr. John D. Kolander. "Our alumni use their education to lead productive and impactful lives as Christian servant leaders in their communities and throughout the world, reflecting the value of their WLC degree."

In other rankings that were released recently:

  • According to Niche, for 2024 Wisconsin Lutheran College is ranked as the 51st best college campus in the country and 1st in the state. WLC's residence halls are rated 6th in the nation and 1st in the state. The college is ranked among the Top 75 Christian colleges in the nation.
    Other notable state-wide rankings include 4th best college in Wisconsin for business and education, 5th best for student life, and 6th best college for biology.
  • WLC is ranked 87th in the nation by Washington Monthly in its 2023 listing of Bachelor's Colleges. The publication also included WLC in its ranking of Best Bang for the Buck Colleges in the Midwest.

About Wisconsin Lutheran College

Wisconsin Lutheran College is an independent, residential, nationally ranked Christian college in Milwaukee that serves nearly 1,100 undergraduate and graduate students through its on-campus and online programming. The college, which prepares students for lives of Christian leadership, is recognized for its academic excellence and superior student experience.