Concordia University – Irvine

Also known as Concordia University Irvine

1530 Concordia West, Irvine, CA

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Concordia University System is comprised of 10 schools located throughout the United States. The schools are managed by the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod and enroll over 29,000 students annually and are named after the Book of Concord. The system was established in 1992 and has grown since that time to include new campuses and programs. The schools in the system operate independently of one another, though share services and resources as needed.

All Concordia University programs include a church work program as part of the curricula, in addition to the area of study chosen by the student. Programs are taught by an experienced and qualified faculty that prepares students through solid instruction and guidance. Students will earn a certificate, associates, bachelor’s or graduate level degree upon completion.

Programs offered include:

  • Education
  • Business Management
  • Psychology
  • Communication & Journalism
  • Philosophy

Irvine Location

The Irvine branch of Concordia University System is located at 1530 Concordia West. This campus has graduated approximately five thousand students in recent years. This location offers services for students in the form of remedial education classes for licensure preparation or admissions requirements, flexible scheduling for those with irregular schedules, and career guidance to help students define their goals. To learn more, including the school's consumer disclosures, by visiting

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give an overview of the students Concordia University Irvine accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Concordia University – Irvine is around 4,500 students, where graduate students make up roughly 7% of the student body.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • The estimated tuition range is around $31,000-$37,000 per year
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $930 to $1,100 per unit
  • Some programs may have tuition rates locked at the first year rate for up to five years.

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid97%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships97%$17,563
Receiving Student Loans66%$6,961

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Concordia University – Irvine may provide services including:

  • Distance learning
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Work study style employment

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Concordia University – Irvine is approximately 63%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years54%
Graduating in 5 Years7%
Graduating in 6 Years1%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program (more info)
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2009)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program (more info)
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2009)

Intercollegiate Athletics

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Track and Field
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism


English Language and Literature

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions


Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences


Recreation and Fitness Studies

Social Sciences

Theology and Religious Vocations

Visual and Performing Arts

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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Concordia University – Irvine for official up-to-date information.

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