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Concordia University, Irvine is a private not-for-profit institution located in Irvine, California. The city atmosphere of Irvine makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

$38,101 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
81% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Concordia University, Irvine?


Contact details for Concordia University, Irvine are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1530 Concordia West, Irvine, CA 92612-3203
Phone: 949-854-8002

How Do I Get Into Concordia University, Irvine?

You can apply to Concordia University, Irvine online at:

Admission Requirements for Concordia University, Irvine

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Considered but not required
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Considered but not required
Recommendations Considered but not required
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into Concordia University, Irvine?

81% Acceptance Rate
65% Of Accepted Are Women
12% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at Concordia University, Irvine is 81%. This means that is not quite as selective as some schools, but you'll still need to submit a good application if you want to be considered by the admissions department.

Approximately 35% of accepted students are men and 65% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 74%, and the acceptance rate for women is 86%.

Average Test Scores

About 12% of students accepted to Concordia University, Irvine submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 520 and 640. Math scores were between 510 and 620.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Concordia University, Irvine  ( 520 to 640 )

SAT Math Scores for Concordia University, Irvine  ( 510 to 620 )
Concordia University, Irvine received ACT scores from 8% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 20 and 30. Math scores were between 19 and 26. Composite scores were between 21 and 29.

ACT English Scores for Concordia University, Irvine  ( 20 to 30 )
ACT Math Scores for Concordia University, Irvine  ( 19 to 26 )
ACT Composite Scores for Concordia University, Irvine  ( 21 to 29 )

Can I Afford Concordia University, Irvine?

$38,101 Net Price
63% Take Out Loans
0.9% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Concordia University, Irvine is $38,101. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Concordia University, Irvine, approximately 63% of students took out student loans averaging $7,287 a year. That adds up to $29,148 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Concordia University, Irvine is 0.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Concordia University, Irvine Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,484 Full-Time Undergraduates
60% Women
49% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,584 undergraduate students at Concordia University, Irvine, with 1,484 being full-time and 100 being part-time.


There are also 2,126 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,484 full-time undergraduates at Concordia University, Irvine, 40% are male and 60% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Concordia University, Irvine students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 148
Black or African American 70
Hispanic or Latino 393
White 682
International Students 60
Other Races/Ethnicities 131

Geographic Diversity

California students aren't the only ones who study at Concordia University, Irvine. At this time, 25 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 48 countries are represented at Concordia University, Irvine. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Saudi Arabia, and South Korea.

Online Learning at Concordia University, Irvine

1,909 Took All Classes Online
2,639 Took At Least One Class Online
34.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 3 bachelor’s degree and 33 master’s degree programs available online at Concordia University, Irvine. In 2020-2021, 2,639 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Concordia University, Irvine has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 4th most popular in California for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of Concordia University, Irvine

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Concordia University, Irvine was 34.6%. This is the #463 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Concordia University, Irvine regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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