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 58% acceptance rate ranking it #54 in California for lowest rate of acceptance. 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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Concordia University-Irvine SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT70%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||560|
|SAT Math 25th||530|
|SAT Composite 25th||1090|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||660|
|SAT Math 75th||610|
|SAT Composite 75th||1270|
|Average SAT Score||1180|
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. The school ranks #41 in California for highest average SAT composite score. 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.
|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%|
Concordia University-Irvine ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT47%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||26|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|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 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. The school ranks #38 in California for highest average ACT composite score. 47 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Concordia University Irvine.
|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%|
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 #42 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 58% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|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|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||10%||13%||11%|
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.