Concordia University - Irvine Overview
Concordia University - Irvine is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Irvine, California. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.
What Is Concordia University - Irvine Known For?
- The 3% student loan default rate at Concordia University Irvine is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
- The doctor's degree is the highest degree offered at Concordia University Irvine.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 94% of the faculty were full-time.
- Students who graduate from Concordia University Irvine with a bachelor's degree make about $46,400 a year. That's 14% more than those who graduate from other schools.
- It takes the average Concordia University Irvine student 4.1 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.
Concordia University - Irvine Rankings
College Factual ranked Concordia University Irvine as #771 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list. It is also ranked #63 out of 116 schools in California.
The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that Concordia University Irvine has received.
Notable Undergraduate Rankings for Concordia University Irvine
|Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||287|
|Best Colleges for Veterans||337|
|Best Colleges for Diversity||425|
|Best Colleges for the Money||1,236|
Where Is Concordia University - Irvine?
Contact details for Concordia University Irvine are given below.
|Address:||1530 Concordia West, Irvine, CA 92612-3203|
How Do I Get Into Concordia University Irvine?
You can apply to Concordia University Irvine online at: www.cui.edu/en-us/apply
Admission Requirements for Concordia University Irvine
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||considered but not required|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||considered but not required|
|Recommendations||considered but not required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Concordia University Irvine?
Approximately 32% of accepted students are men and 68% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 53%, and the acceptance rate for women is 61%.
Average Test Scores
About 70% of students accepted to Concordia University Irvine submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 610. Math scores were between 500 and 590.
Can I Afford Concordia University - Irvine?
Net Price by Income Group for Concordia University Irvine
|$0-30 K||$30K-48K||$48-75||$75-110K||$110K +|
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Concordia University Irvine, approximately 63% of students took out student loans averaging $6,699 a year. That adds up to $26,796 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Concordia University Irvine is 3.4%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Concordia University - Irvine Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 2,396 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,645 full-time undergraduates at Concordia University Irvine, 38% are male and 62% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Concordia University - Irvine students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||73|
|Hispanic or Latino||373|
California students aren't the only ones who study at Concordia University - Irvine. At this time, 25 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 48 countries are represented at Concordia University Irvine. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Saudi Arabia, and South Korea.
Online Learning at Concordia University - Irvine
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Concordia University Irvine has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 15th most popular in California for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Concordia University Irvine
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Concordia University - Irvine was 14.2%. This is the #1,108 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Concordia University Irvine regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Concordia University Irvine majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Administration & Management||23%|
|Business, Management & Marketing||23%|
|Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology||62%|
|Instructional Media Design||47%|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||5%|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||5%|
|Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies||42%|
|Theological & Ministerial Studies||36%|
|Theology & Religious Vocations||44%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Concordia University Irvine ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Concordia University Irvine.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Concordia University - Irvine Majors
In 2017-2018, Concordia University - Irvine awarded 1,096 undergraduate degrees and 2,550 graduate degrees. The table below shows the number of awards for each major.
|Allied Health Professions||0||12||0||0|
|Business Administration & Management||0||99||98||0|
|Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology||0||6||20||0|
|Communication & Media Studies||0||30||0||0|
|Curriculum & Instruction||0||0||209||0|
|Design & Applied Arts||0||7||0||0|
|Drama & Theater Arts||0||8||0||0|
|Fine & Studio Arts||0||3||0||0|
|General English Literature||0||20||0||0|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||0||12||9||0|
|Health & Physical Education||0||36||420||0|
|Instructional Media Design||0||0||151||0|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||0||43||0||0|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||0||0||23||0|
|Theological & Ministerial Studies||0||7||7||0|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- Image Credit: By Bobak Ha’Eri under License
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