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Concordia University-Irvine Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

58.4%
Admission Difficulty for Concordia University Irvine
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into Concordia University-Irvine? The school has a 58% acceptance rate. Last year, 2,910 out of 4,979 applicants were admitted making Concordia University-Irvine a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 46 percent. Concordia University Irvine typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 11% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1090-1270
Applicants Submitting SAT
70%
SAT Scores for Concordia University Irvine
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 560
SAT Math 25th 530
SAT Composite 25th 1090
SAT Scores for Concordia University Irvine
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 660
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1270
SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Concordia University Irvine typically requires applicants to be in the top 43 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1090 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 1000. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1180 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 70 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Concordia University Irvine admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1270 and Above Good >70%
1180 to 1270 Avg + 58%-70%
1090 to 1180 Avg - 45%-58%
1000 to 1090 Reach 32%-45%
Less than 1000 Low <32%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
20-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
47%
ACT Scores for Concordia University Irvine
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Concordia University Irvine
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 26
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 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. 47 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Concordia University Irvine.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Concordia University Irvine admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >70%
23 to 26 Avg + 58%-70%
20 to 23 Avg - 45%-58%
17 to 20 Reach 32%-45%
Less than 17 Low <32%

Estimated GPA Requirements

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

You will need 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. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Concordia University-Irvine accepts 58% 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 Admission Chances
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

Admission Statistics

Concordia University Irvine admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,224 1,755 4,979
Accepted 1,977 933 2,910
Acceptance Rate 61% 53% 58%
Enrolled 203 125 328
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 10% 13% 11%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Concordia University Irvine and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Concordia University Irvine Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

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.