CUI

Concordia University Irvine

1530 Concordia, Irvine, United States
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Overview of Concordia University Irvine (CUI)

About this school

Concordia is a church-affiliated university. Founded in 1972, its name changed from Christ College Irvine in 1993. Its 70-acre campus is located 50 miles south of Los Angeles, on a plateau overlooking Orange County.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,853
    • Men:709 (38.3%)
    • Women:1,144 (61.7%)

Location

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Admission Information (CUI)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Concordia University Irvine is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
4
Social Studies
-
2
History
2
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
June 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1530 Concordia West
City, State, Zip
Irvine, CA  92612-3299
Phone
(949) 214-3010
Fax
(949) 854-6894
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
December 15

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 recommended for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
58% of 4,979 applicants were admitted
Women
61% of 3,224 applicants were admitted
Men
53% of 1,755 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
524 (18%) of 2,910 admitted students enrolled
Women
344 (17%) of 1,977 admitted students enrolled
Men
180 (19%) of 933 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.42
375 And Above
31%
3.50 - 3.74
19%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
23%
2.50 - 2.99
14%
2.00 - 2.49
-

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
543 average |500-590 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
3%
• Score 600 - 700
18%
• Score 500 - 600
57%
• Score 400 - 500
19%
• Score 300 - 400
2%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
563 average |510-610 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
5%
• Score 600 - 700
29%
• Score 500 - 600
48%
• Score 400 - 500
17%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
23 average |20-26 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
8%
• Score 24 - 29
38%
• Score 18 - 23
47%
• Score 12 - 17
7%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (CUI)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $35,400 (68.16868861929521%)
  • Room & Board: - $11,300 (21.760061621413442%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,900 (3.6587714230695165%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,330 (6.412478336221837%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Concordia University Irvine accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
March 2
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning November 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 013885
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
285 (86.9%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
243 (85.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
243 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
34 (14.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
71%
Average Award
$25,612
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 242 (99.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $21,459
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 171 (70.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,715
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 29 (11.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
60 (18.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,228

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,310 (79.8%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,152 (87.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,139 (98.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
149 (13.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
61%
Average Award
$22,186
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,006 (88.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,406
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 863 (75.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,692
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 97 (8.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
281 (17.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,787

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
72%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$32,754
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
19.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
9.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Debating, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, First-Generation College Students, Religious Affiliation

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,238

Academics & Instruction (CUI)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


122

Part-Time Faculty


274

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


21%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 29% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 29% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 33% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 6% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 22% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 28% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 49% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
710,635

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
64
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Concordia University Irvine provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


74.6%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


56.5%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


63.9%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


65.0%

Programs & Majors (CUI)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (28)


  • Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Communication, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Graphic Design
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • International/Global Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music, Other
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Religious Education
  • Theology/Theological Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Psychology

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Healthcare Administration, Master of Administration, Master of Arts in International Studies, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study (15)


  • Applied Social Research
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Counselor Education
  • Cultural Studies
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • International Affairs
  • Nursing--General
  • Physical Education
  • Religion
  • Sports Management
  • Theology

Campus Life (CUI)

Location & Geography

Population


229,985

Nearest Metropolitan Area


70 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Los Angeles

Weather


Temperature
48.9 average low in January, 76.6 average high in September
Rain
35 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
3 miles from campus in Santa Ana
Nearest Bus Station
6.2 miles from campus in Irvine
Nearest Train Station
8.7 miles from campus in Irvine

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


52% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through senior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


48%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Eagles
School Colors
Dark green, gold, and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Water Polo

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Water Polo

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, football, soccer, softball, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Concordia University Irvine offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, intramurals, screaming eagles, lacrosse, abbey west, lead student activities

Sororities


60% of women participate

Fraternities


40% of men participate

ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,645

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,853
Women
1,144
Men
709

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 8.4% Asian
  • 4.8% Black/African-American
  • 23.7% Hispanic/Latino
  • 6.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.5% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 54.0% White
  • 1.4% Unknown

International Students


4.7% from 31 countries

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


2,396

Student Resources (CUI)

Study resources