Why WLC

The Wisconsin Lutheran College Difference

At Wisconsin Lutheran College, our flexible, online degree programs are taught by Christian faculty who not only help you achieve your career goals, but prepare you for a life of leadership. WLC, affiliated with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod, is an independent, nationally ranked Lutheran college in Milwaukee.

We’re committed to help you further your education and succeed. 

Wisconsin Lutheran College Advantages:

  • Our Christian Educator Discount: If you are currently teaching in a Christian K-12 school, you may receive a 25% tuition discount on your Master of Arts in Education degree.
  • The knowledge you’ll gain throughout the online WLC programs is directly applicable, so you can succeed in your career while you’re furthering your education.
  • Programs are designed with flexibility in mind with the majority of our programs offered fully online.
  • Expert faculty provide an abundance of real-life examples so students can easily connect course topics with the real world.

Academic Excellence:

Students come from all over the country because of WLC’s academic excellence. As of 2021, WLC is listed as the Best Christian College in Wisconsin by Niche. The U.S. News & World Report rates Wisconsin Lutheran College as one of the Top 20 Regional Colleges in the Midwest and Top Performers on Social Mobility. In addition, Forbes includes Wisconsin Lutheran College on its most recent list of America’s Top Colleges.

Other Rankings:

2020 Best Colleges in America, Ranked by Value by Money Magazine

2021 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings by Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education

Best Colleges for the Money by College Factual

Best Colleges for Homeschool Graduates and tenth on the 30 Best Online Master’s in Secondary Education Programs by TheBestSchools.org

Top Conservative Colleges by Young America’s Foundation