Concordia University-Irvine Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Concordia University Irvine
How hard is it to get into Concordia University-Irvine and can I get accepted? The school has a 62% acceptance rate ranking it #57 in California for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,468 out of 3,995 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 challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 52 percent. Concordia University Irvine typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 13% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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Concordia University-Irvine SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT72%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||520|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1030|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||610|
|SAT Math 75th||610|
|SAT Composite 75th||1220|
|Average SAT Score||1130|
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 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 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 930. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1130 out of 1600. The school ranks #40 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. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1220 and Above||Good||>74%|
|1125 to 1220||Avg +||62%-74%|
|1030 to 1125||Avg -||49%-62%|
|935 to 1030||Reach||36%-49%|
|Less than 935||Low||<36%|
Concordia University-Irvine ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT43%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||27|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
|Average ACT Score||23|
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 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #40 in California for highest average ACT composite score. 43 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Concordia University Irvine.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>75%|
|23 to 27||Avg +||62%-75%|
|20 to 23||Avg -||51%-62%|
|17 to 20||Reach||40%-51%|
|Less than 17||Low||<40%|
Avg. High School GPA3.42
Typical High School GradesB+
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. 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 62% of students who apply.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||12%||15%||13%|
What are the requirements for admission to Concordia University Irvine and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
72% of students submit their SAT scores to Concordia University-Irvine. 43% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
62% of those who apply are granted admission to Concordia University-Irvine. Admission competition is low and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1030 and 1220. 72% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.