Cardinal Stritch University is the second-largest private university in the state of Wisconsin. The main campus for the school’s 3,100 undergraduates and 3,800 graduate students is in suburban Milwaukee.
Founded in 1937 by the Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi, Cardinal Stritch University stresses the principles of caring community, compassion and peacemaking. There are 60 fields of study, with schools of business & management, education, liberal arts and nursing. The arts are important; the school is proud to have been named Wisconsin's first "All-Steinway School" by Steinway & Sons. The undergraduate population is 25% minority.
The Cardinal Stritch Wolves compete in the Chicagoland Athletic Conference and are a traditional power in men’s and women’s basketball.