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Concordia University-Irvine Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into Concordia University Irvine

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
70.8%
Admission Difficulty for Concordia University Irvine
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Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionLow
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How hard is it to get into Concordia University-Irvine and can I get accepted? The school has a 71% acceptance rate ranking it #67 in California for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,639 out of 3,727 applicants were admitted making Concordia University-Irvine a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 62 percent. Concordia University Irvine typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 13% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Concordia University Irvine is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Concordia University-Irvine SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
990-1210
Applicants Submitting SAT
72%
SAT Scores for Concordia University Irvine
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 990
SAT Scores for Concordia University Irvine
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1210
Average SAT Score 1100

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Concordia University Irvine?

Concordia University Irvine typically prefers applicants to be in the top 62 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 990 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 880. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 out of 1600. The school ranks #45 in California for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 72 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Concordia University Irvine admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1210 and Above Good >81%
1100 to 1210 Avg + 71%-81%
990 to 1100 Avg - 59%-71%
880 to 990 Reach 46%-59%
Less than 880 Low <46%
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Concordia University-Irvine ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
43%
ACT Scores for Concordia University Irvine
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Concordia University Irvine
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Concordia University-Irvine?

Admission data indicates that Concordia University-Irvine regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #50 in California for highest average ACT composite score. 43 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Concordia University Irvine.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Concordia University Irvine admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >82%
21 to 25 Avg + 71%-82%
18 to 21 Avg - 61%-71%
15 to 18 Reach 50%-61%
Less than 15 Low <50%
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Concordia University-Irvine GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.42
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Concordia University Irvine?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Concordia University-Irvine. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Concordia University Irvine was 3.42 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #48 in California for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Concordia University-Irvine accepts 71% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Concordia University Irvine students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 24% Good
3.50 to 3.75 20% Good
3.25 to 3.50 19% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 22% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 15% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 N/A% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

Concordia University Irvine admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,385 1,342 3,727
Accepted 1,742 897 2,639
Acceptance Rate 73% 67% 71%
Enrolled 186 156 342
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 11% 17% 13%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jun 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Jun 1, 2021.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Concordia University Irvine is $50.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Concordia University Irvine and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Concordia University Irvine Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Considered but not required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Considered but not required
Recommendations Considered but not required
Demonstration of Competencies Considered but not required

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Concordia University Irvine
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=112075 IPEDS survey data for Concordia University Irvine.

FAQs

Does Concordia University Irvine prefer SAT or ACT?

72% of students submit their SAT scores to Concordia University-Irvine. 43% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Concordia University Irvine?

71% of those who apply are granted admission to Concordia University-Irvine. Admission competition is low and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Concordia University Irvine?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 990 and 1210. 72% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Concordia University Irvine?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 25. 43% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.