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Concordia University Irvine
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  • 4 Year
  • IRVINE, CA

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade C
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

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Concordia is a private, Christian university located in Irvine, California in the Los Angeles Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,538 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Concordia acceptance rate is 78%. Popular majors include Nursing, Business, and Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. Graduating 59% of students, Concordia alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $36,000.

About

1530 CONCORDIA WEST
IRVINE, CA 92612
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Pacific West Conference

Concordia University Irvine Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

CUI Admissions

Acceptance Rate
78%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1020-1210
ACT Range
20-26
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$29,893 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$23,947 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
93%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 42 responses
67%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 51 responses
57%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 51 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
3
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
2
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    15%
  • On Campus
    0%
  • Online
    85%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,538 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
166
Undergrads Over 25
16%
Pell Grant
37%
Varsity Athletes
30%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 32 responses
  • Friendly
    44%
  • Outgoing and Caring
    25%
  • Kind
    9%
  • Lutheran
    9%
  • Outgoing
    6%
  • Rude and Racist
    3%
  • Well-to-do
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
84%
Poll
74%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 65 responses
Poll
60%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 88 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 38 responses
  • Friendly
    29%
  • Lutheran
    29%
  • Familiarity
    16%
  • Home
    11%
  • Family
    5%
  • Affluent
    3%
  • International
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$46,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
59%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
90%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 30 responses

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