Concordia University-Irvine
Irvine, CA 92612-3203

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 4,299
Religious affiliation Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod
Students with disability 11%
Student to faculty ratio 18:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 950 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
No
Placement services for graduates

Admission

65%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Concordia University-Irvine is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 3,839 applications and 2,497 students were granted admission. Concordia University-Irvine is at the #63 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 51% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 74% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT907 to 1160
ACT20 to 26

Application Fee

$50
Undergrad students
$50
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Concordia University-Irvine's tuition was $32,130 for all students regardless of residency (19.9% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$26,180
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$32,130
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$32,130
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 98% of Concordia University-Irvine's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 35% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,688 (which is 6.5% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Concordia University-Irvine in 2016-2017, was 220, which is 66% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,671 (which is 3.8% below the national average.)

$4,688
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$5,671
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
98%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Concordia University-Irvine has enrolled a total of 4,299 students (3,311 students full-time and 988 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 4,299 students, 161 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 40% men and 60% women and 1,925 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 2,374 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 1,362 students for distance studies.

4,299
Total Enrollment
161
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 50%

Hispanic: 20%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 9%

Asian: 6%

Black/African American: 6%

Two or more races: 5%

Non-resident alien: 4%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Concordia University-Irvine.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 33% 1,538 0
Education 28% 1,310 0
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 7% 321 0
Health Professions And Related Programs 4% 190 0
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 3% 150 50
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 1% 64
Visual And Performing Arts 1% 50
Theology And Religious Vocations 1% 35
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 1% 34
History 0% 22

Graduation & Dropout Rates

54%
Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Concordia University-Irvine full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

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Still enrolled
46%
Dropout rate
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Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$32,900
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Concordia University-Irvine graduates 6 years after enrollment is $32,900. Last year, out of the total 487 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 453 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 638 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 542 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $32,900 $44,300
Employment Rate 93% 85%
Total Graduates 487 638

Campus Location

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