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Want the scoop on Concordia University - Irvine? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Concordia University Irvine offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Concordia University - Irvine Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Concordia University - Irvine was awarded 14 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is health professions.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2021 analysis, Concordia University Irvine is ranked #771 out of 1,715 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Concordia University Irvine is also ranked #63 out of 116 schools in California.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Concordia University Irvine?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Concordia University - Irvine is a competitive 58%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

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.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Concordia University - Irvine  ( 510 to 610 )

SAT Math Scores for Concordia University - Irvine  ( 500 to 590 )
Concordia University Irvine received ACT scores from 47% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 20 and 26.

ACT Composite Scores for Concordia University - Irvine  ( 20 to 26 )

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Concordia University - Irvine Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Concordia University - Irvine, this ratio is 17 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Concordia University - Irvine is 94%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  94 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Concordia University - Irvine

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 75% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Concordia University - Irvine enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  75 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Concordia University Irvine for first-time, full-time students is 52%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  52 out of 100

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Excellent Overall Diversity at Concordia University Irvine

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,853 undergraduates at Concordia University Irvine with 1,645 being full-time and 208 being part-time.

Concordia University Irvine Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

With an overall score of 87.93 out of 100, Concordia University Irvine is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  87.93 out of 100
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How Much Does Concordia University - Irvine Cost?

The overall average net price of Concordia University Irvine is $27,220. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Concordia University Irvine

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$22,489 $23,162 $22,573 $29,493 $32,941

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Concordia University Irvine, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. 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.

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How Much Money Do Concordia University Irvine Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Concordia University Irvine make about $46,400 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. That's great news for Concordia University Irvine students since it is 17% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


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Location of Concordia University - Irvine

Located in Irvine, California, Concordia University - Irvine is a private not-for-profit institution. The city atmosphere of Irvine makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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Location of Concordia University - Irvine

Contact details for Concordia University Irvine are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1530 Concordia West, Irvine, CA 92612-3203
Phone: 949-854-8002

Concordia University - Irvine Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 33 majors graduated from Concordia University - Irvine. Of these students, 548 received undergraduate degrees and 1,275 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 125 $84,700
Business Administration & Management 99 $40,000
Liberal Arts General Studies 43 $24,700
General Psychology 39 $23,600
Health & Physical Education 36 NA
Behavioral Science 33 NA
Communication & Media Studies 30 $29,600
General Biology 20 NA
General English Literature 20 NA
History 15 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Concordia University - Irvine along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Concordia University Irvine

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 2,563 students took at least one online class at Concordia University - Irvine. This is a decrease from the 2,619 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 2,563 1,956
2016-2017 2,619 1,929
2015-2016 2,298 1,362
2014-2015 2,426 1,491
2013-2014 2,117 1,218

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