At a Glance
Concordia University Irvine prepares students for their vocations—their various callings in life. CUI offers undergraduate, graduate, and adult degree programs in a beautiful Southern California location, with online and regional cohort options. Concordia’s undergraduate program is distinctive among universities in California because of its nationally recognized Core Curriculum, and its Lutheran heritage that provides a thoughtful and caring Christian community that lives out the theology of "Grace Alone. Faith Alone."
Concordia is a U.S.News Top Tier Regional University and has been named by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the fastest growing private nonprofit master's institutions. CUI enrolls over 4,000 students.
- Total university enrollment: 4,046
- Undergraduate enrollment: 1,592
- Student to Faculty ratio: 20:1
- Full Time Faculty: 88
- Percentage of Faculty with Ph.D. or other terminal degree: 61.4%
Undergraduate First Year Profile
- Average GPA: 3.42 (unweighted)
- Average SAT: 1018 (critical reading/math)
- Average Composite ACT: 22
- American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.2%
- Asian: 5.3%
- Black/African American: 3.1%
- Caucasian: 50.7%
- Hispanic: 19.3%
- International: 3.4%
- Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.4%
- Race/Ethnicity Unknown: 13.2%
- Two or More Races: 4.5%
Concordia University awards over $40 million of federal, state, and institutional financial aid each year. 98% of our student receive financial aid.
Student Clubs and Organizations: CUI has over 40 student organizations including service, honorary, social, and special interest clubs.
Community Service: CUI students, faculty, and staff perform thousands of hours of volunteer community service each year.
Athletics: Division I - National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) | Golden State Athletic Conference (GSAC)
Housing: CUI has some of the most comfortable and accommodating residence halls in southern California. All students are encouraged to take advantage of these facilities.
Safety: The Department of Campus Safety provides a safe environment for members of the campus community 24/7, 365 days a year. The FBI named Irvine one of the safest cities in the nation.