The 4 Best Christian Colleges in Wisconsin for 2022

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The editors at Lord’s Library have compiled this list of the best Christian colleges in Wisconsin to save you the search.

Searching for the best Christian colleges in Wisconsin can involve a fair bit of research with a number of options across the state. According to Pew Research Center’s 2014 Religious Landscape Study, the religious composition of Christian adults in the state is 71 percent. Wisconsin’s Christian higher learning landscape includes colleges and universities with varying degrees of religious study, as well as dedicated Bible colleges for a scripture-first approach.

Choosing the institution that is right for you will largely depend on your spiritual and educational goals. It’s with this in mind that our editors assembled this list of the best Christian colleges in Wisconsin to consider. Each entry includes the school’s location and a brief “From the institution” description to give you a high-level overview of the college and save you time. Simply click the college name or logo to go direct to the institution’s website if you want to learn more.

Note: The best Christian colleges in Wisconsin are ranked in alphabetical order.

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The Best Christian Colleges in Wisconsin


Concordia University WisconsinConcordia University Wisconsin

Location: Mequon, WI

From the institution: “Concordia University is an uncommon community of students, faculty, alumni, and staff who are gifted by grace and ever-preparing to live out our purpose to serve Christ in the Church and world. We intentionally cultivate experiences, discussions, and opportunities that will help our students grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ, deepen their understanding of the issues impacting their communities, and engage in solving some of the world’s biggest problems.”


Maranatha Baptist CollegeMaranatha Baptist University

Location: Watertown, WI

From the institution: “Maranatha Baptist University was established in 1968 in Watertown, Wisconsin, as an institution to be “To the Praise of His Glory.” This motto, taken from the Bible (Ephesians 1:12), reflects Maranatha’s deeply held religious conviction that the primary purpose of every Christian is to glorify God through one’s chosen occupation and church membership, and by serving others in God-honoring ways.”


Mount Mary UniversityMount Mary University 

Location: Milwaukee, WI

From the institution: “Mount Mary University, an urban Catholic university for women, sponsored by the School Sisters of Notre Dame, provides an environment for the development of the whole person. The University encourages leadership, integrity, and a deep sense of social justice arising from a sensitivity to moral values and Christian principles. Mount Mary commits itself to excellence in teaching and learning with an emphasis on thinking critically and creatively.”


Wisconsin Lutheran CollegeWisconsin Lutheran College

Location: Milwaukee, WI

From the institution: “Wisconsin Lutheran College (WLC) is an independent, residential, nationally ranked Christian college in Milwaukee that serves 1,200 traditional undergraduate, adult, 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. Caring, Christian faculty work directly with students, who benefit from numerous research, service, and co-curricular opportunities designed to enhance academic and spiritual growth.”


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Tim is the Founder and Ministerial Editor at Lord's Library, a Christian resource hub focused on helping readers grow their faith in Jesus Christ. Tim became a Christian in April 2021 and believes 1 Peter 4:11 commands him to share The Gospel (1 Corinthians 15: 1-4) "as of the ability which God giveth."

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