2022 Acceptance Rate

A total of 3,327 students have applied and 2,601 students have allowed to admit to Concordia University-Irvine (Acceptance rate: 78.18%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 11.96 % where 311 students have finally enrolled out of 2,601 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of the school is higher (easier to admit) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as California Baptist University and California Lutheran University, its acceptance rate is average (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 74.60%).
The yield of the school is lower (less admitted-students enrolled) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is average (average yield is 18.90%).

How to Apply to Concordia University-Irvine

Admissionwww.cui.edu/admissions/
Online Applicationwww.cui.edu/en-us/apply
Financial Aidwww.cui.edu/studentlife/financial-aid/
Net Price Calculatorwww.cui.edu/studentlife/financial-aid/undergraduate/index.aspx?id=21911
Veterans Tuitionwww.cui.edu/studentlife/veterans
Disability Servicewww.cui.edu/studentlife/disability-learning-resource-center

Admission Statistics Charts

2022 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average SAT score is 1,115 and the average ACT score is 23 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. Compared to similar schools in college rankings, the admission score of Concordia University-Irvine is average than the schools (average score is 1,143). You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
Concordia University-Irvine1,11523
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,12023
All U.S. Colleges112368
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges113269
4-Years Colleges112468
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California117875

SAT/ACT Scores by Subject

SATACT
At Concordia University-Irvine, 224 students submitted SAT scores (72% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,115 and it is average than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California. The following table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing510610
Mathematics510600
Total1,0201,210
At Concordia University-Irvine, 129 students submitted ACT scores (42% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 23 and it is lower than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California. The next table shows the ACT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
ACT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Reading2026
English2027
Mathematics1926
Total5979

Admission Requirements

The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to Concordia University-Irvine. The school requires 3 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record and Admission test scores and 1 items are recommended to submit - TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and .
Admission Requirements for Applying to Concordia University-Irvine
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankConsidered but not required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programConsidered but not required
RecommendationsConsidered but not required
Formal demonstration of competenciesConsidered but not required
Admission test scoresRequired
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended