Wisconsin Lutheran College


Wisconsin Lutheran College

Wisconsin Lutheran College (WLC) is an independent, residential, Christian college on the border of Milwaukee and Wauwatosa in Wisconsin.The college, which prepares students for lives of Christian leadership, is recognized for its academic excellence and superior student experience. Caring, Christian faculty work directly with students, who benefit from numerous research, service, and co-curricular opportunities. Students at WLC receive an academic and faith experience that prepares them to see their potential and purpose in their everyday life and work, They graduate with a professional and meaningful advantage in today's workplace, ready to surprise the world with a sense of confidence, prepared to step into culture-shaping roles and equipped for life's critical moments.

Academic Programs

  • Engineering
  • Research
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Marine Biology

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Religious Affiliation
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


Why put off applying to the college that could be the perfect fit? First year students may apply anytime after their junior year of high school. There's no fee when you apply online, and when your application file is complete, we will send you an admission decision as soon as possible. When you apply to Wisconsin Lutheran College, you are taking the first step on a journey of identifying your strengths and exploring academic and career pathways that provide a knowledge of world, self, and purpose. We look forward to receiving your application!


We're devoted to helping ambitious and talented transfer students thrive at a Christian liberal arts college, emphasizing individual attention and mentoring, experiential learning opportunities, and a top-notch academic experience. We want you to take the next step toward joining our community and continuing your educational journey. There's no fee when you apply online, and when your application file is complete, we will send you an admission decision as soon as possible.

Additional Information

At Wisconsin Lutheran College, you'll identify your strengths and explore career pathways through rigorous academic majors that enable you to lead when others follow. You'll gain the skills to tackle authentic challenges through undergraduate research, clinical experiences, and professional internships. 

At WLC, you'll be prepared for life's critical moments, ready to step into your unique purpose. We'll deliver an academic and faith experience that elevates and activates your potential.

Visit us

Choosing the right college or university to pursue your educational and career aspirations is among the most important decisions you will ever make. We encourage you to visit each campus under consideration and meet with their faculty. At Wisconsin Lutheran College, you can schedule an individual campus tour personalized to your academic, athletic, and fine arts interests. We also offer Discovery Days throughout the year. Visit https://www.wlc.edu/visit/ to schedule your visit to WLC. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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Admissions office

Visit us

School location

8800 W Bluemound Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226, United States of America

Phone number

+1 (414) 443-8811