Concordia University – Irvine: Ranking & Review

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Irvine Rank United States Rank World Rank
3 1100 3918
Top 23%

Concordia University - Irvine Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate58%53%61%
Enrolled undergraduates328125203
Enrolled total (including graduate students)4,2491,7072,542

2,619 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,929 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankConsidered but not required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programConsidered but not required
RecommendationsConsidered but not required
Formal demonstration of competenciesConsidered but not required
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Recommended

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores229
Percent of students submitting SAT scores70%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores154
Percent of students submitting ACT scores47%
ACT Composite
ACT English
ACT Math

Concordia University - Irvine Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $50,180 $50,180
Off-campus $53,530 $53,530
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $10,960 and other expenses per full academic year.

Concordia University - Irvine provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 936 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $33,400 $33,400
Fees for full-time undergraduates $700 $700
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $995 $995
Tuition for Full-time graduates $7,914 $7,914
Fees for full-time graduates $0 $0
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $613 $613

Programs and Degrees

Education 665 3 668
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 34 528 562
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 97 73 170
Health Professions and Related Programs 118 118
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 24 34 58
Psychology 45 45
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 42 42
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 31 31
Visual and Performing Arts 27 27
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 22 22
English Language and Literature & Letters 21 21
Theology and Religious Vocations 11 6 17
History 13 13
Mathematics and Statistics 4 4
Physical Sciences 3 3
Social Sciences 3 3
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Grand Total4951,30631,804

A total of 495 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Concordia University - Irvine.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,309 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate65%60%68%
  • Full-time retention rate - 75%
  • Part-time retention rate - 0%

General info

Alternative namesCUI
Concordia University Irvine
MottoDeveloping Wise, Honorable and Cultivated Citizens
Religious affiliationLutheran Church - Missouri Synod
Colorsgreen, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff494
Instructional FTE218
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address1530 Concordia West
Irvine, California, 92612-3203
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population50,000 - 250,000
Fax+1 (949) 854 6888

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