There's a Place for You Here

Enrolling at Wisconsin Lutheran College puts you on the path toward discovering your purpose. You’ll gain new skills and knowledge through innovative internships, hands-on learning, and undergraduate research opportunities. Pursue your passions alongside like-minded friends in sports, fine arts, and on-campus clubs and orgs. Nurture your spirit in a caring, committed community guided by Christian values. 

Complete your FREE online application and begin your journey to a college where you truly belong.

Real-World Experience

Graduate career-ready with skills developed through service, undergraduate research, clinical experiences, and professional internships. You’ll be prepared to step into culture-shaping roles with confidence and a sense of purpose. It all starts with your application.

Apply to WLC for a college experience that goes beyond academic excellence

  • Small classes with faculty committed to developing your unique gifts

Our instructors know your name, your strengths, and your goals. They are as determined as you are to see you succeed in college and life.

  • Hands-on learning on campus, in Milwaukee, and around the world

Learn from experience with hands-on opportunities at sites in Milwaukee, or through international programs. 

  • Expansive areas of study fit your interests and goals

With more than 35 majors to choose from and opportunities for dual degrees in some programs, you’ll graduate prepared for the real world.

  • Participate in — and lead — a variety of campus organizations

Develop your leadership skills and hone your interests through our lively campus clubs and organizations.

  • Small campus atmosphere in a vibrant metropolitan community

Whether you live on-campus or commute, you’re always at home in our active, safe, and supportive community.

Ready to Apply?

Get Started

Wisconsin Lutheran College’s unique location on the edge of Milwaukee provides students with the best of both worlds. The small-campus atmosphere provides a charming residential experience, while allowing for quick access to Milwaukee’s cultural and recreational activities. Students at Wisconsin Lutheran College learn from nationally ranked, Christian faculty and achieve academic excellence while growing in their faith and becoming servant leaders ready to make an impact in nearly any career field throughout the world.

About Wisconsin Lutheran College

Apply Now


Scholarship Opportunities

WLC regularly ranks as one of the most affordable private colleges in the country* thanks in part to scholarship opportunities. In 2020, 99% of our full-time freshmen received financial assistance and we awarded more than $15.3 million in scholarships. The earlier your application is completed the sooner your Merit Award amount can be identified ($10,000-$18,000 per year is possible).

*Wisconsin Lutheran College ranks 12th among colleges in the Midwest on the 2020 U.S. News & World Report "Best Value Schools" list.



Best Residence Halls in Wisconsin*

WLC’s residence halls ranked 21 out of 1,392 on Niche’s list of Best College Dorms in America. With free laundry on-site, spacious suites, and free activities and events you’ll love living here. Applying early helps ensure you get your preferred type of room.

*Source: Niche 2022 Best Colleges Ranking

5 Reasons to Apply to WLC

Live Your Faith

As an institution rooted in Christian values, you’ll learn surrounded by people who support your spiritual growth and can help you apply your faith to the world with grace and confidence.



Committed Faculty and Staff

Instructors dedicated to student success and cultivating a culture of academic excellence is at the heart of the WLC experience. You’ll learn from experts in small classes — Wisconsin Lutheran College’s undergraduate student-faculty ratio is 12:1 — that allow students to build meaningful connections with professors, mentors, and fellow students. Your early application helps you get connected sooner.

Apply Now!