#25 Best Private Colleges in California

Concordia University Irvine

Irvine, California

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Student Population
Concordia University Irvine overview
Location Irvine, California
Online cui.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
Religious Affiliation Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod
Concordia University Irvine overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Irvine, California, Concordia University Irvine is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod faith. In the most recent statistical year 3,265 prospective students applied, and 2,657 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 341 enrolled in the school.  3,038 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 672 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $37,990 plus fees of $750. Concordia University-Irvine is ranked 515 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2023 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Concordia University-Irvine is rated within the top 48% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
Concordia University Irvine overview
SAT 1030/1260
ACT 21/29
GPA 3.61
Applications Accepted
Concordia University Irvine overview
Applications Due Jun 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Concordia University Irvine
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,100
Other Fees$750
Room and Board $12,560
Budget for Other Expenses$3,100
Total One Year Cost$55,500

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$48,300 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
51% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Concordia University Irvine students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 20%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 19%
Health Professions 15%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 9%
Communication 8%

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