Concordia University-Irvine

Private, Four-years School Located in Irvine, CA

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How much is the Concordia University-Irvine tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Concordia University-Irvine's tuition & fees is $41,390.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $58,630 when a student lives on-campus.

Concordia University-Irvine Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$41,390
Books & Supplies Costs$1,100
On-campus Room & Board$12,770
On-campus Expenses$3,370
Off-campus Room & Board$17,700
Off-campus Expenses$5,000
2023-2024 Projection
Tuition & Fees$40,180

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Concordia University-Irvine for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $178,405 at Concordia University-Irvine. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $248,067. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $149,670.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$42,636$59,271$35,756
Sophomore (2024-25)$43,920$61,065$36,841
Junior (2025-26)$45,243$62,913$37,960
Senior (2026-27)$46,606$64,817$39,113
4 Years Total$178,405$248,067$149,670
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$43,920$61,065$36,841
Sophomore (2025-26)$45,243$62,913$37,960
Junior (2026-27)$46,606$64,817$39,113
Senior (2027-28)$48,009$66,779$40,300
4 Years Total$183,778$255,574$154,214
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$45,243$62,913$37,960
Sophomore (2026-27)$46,606$64,817$39,113
Junior (2027-28)$48,009$66,779$40,300
Senior (2028-29)$49,455$68,800$41,524
4 Years Total$189,312$263,309$158,897
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$46,606$64,817$39,113
Sophomore (2027-28)$48,009$66,779$40,300
Junior (2028-29)$49,455$68,800$41,524
Senior (2029-30)$50,944$70,882$42,785
4 Years Total$195,013$271,279$163,722
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$48,009$66,779$40,300
Sophomore (2028-29)$49,455$68,800$41,524
Junior (2029-30)$50,944$70,882$42,785
Senior (2030-31)$52,478$73,028$44,084
4 Years Total$200,886$279,489$168,693

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Concordia University-Irvine' tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $20,875. Compared to private, four-years colleges in California, its tuition is higher than the average tuition of $22,999.
In-StateOut-of-State
Concordia University-Irvine$41,390
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,570
Public Schools$7,197$12,949
Private Schools$20,875
California Four-years Colleges$20,639
Public Schools$4,034$13,259
Private Schools$22,999

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Concordia University-Irvine and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationUndergraduateGraduate
Concordia University-IrvineIrvine, CA$41,390$8,730
Whitworth UniversitySpokane, WA$50,920$12,924
Louisiana Christian UniversityPineville, LA$19,740$8,524
Carlow UniversityPittsburgh, PA$34,502$22,110
San Jose State UniversitySan Jose, CA$19,872$18,930
Southern New Hampshire UniversityManchester, NH$16,450$20,469
Concordia University TexasAustin, TX$36,690$13,750
Eastern Nazarene CollegeQuincy, MA$28,610$11,373
Le Moyne CollegeSyracuse, NY$38,970$19,404
Hope International UniversityFullerton, CA$36,250$17,650
Saint Leo UniversitySaint Leo, FL$28,360$15,840

Financial Aid and COA

At Concordia University-Irvine, 1,342 students (85%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $22,828.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Concordia University-Irvine is $35,802 for students living on-campus and $42,362 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 341 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $24,623 and the average amount of student loans is $7,389.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$58,630
COA (off-campus)$65,190
Tuition & Fees$41,390
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$17,240
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$23,800
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$35,802
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$42,362
Average Financial Aid$22,828
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship1,34285%$22,828
Pell Grants40926%$4,774
Federal Student Loan93459%$6,926
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid341100%-
Grants or Scholarships341100%$24,623
Federal Grants10731%$5,165
Pell Grants10731%$4,926
Other Federal Grants299%$879
State/Local Grants10029%$7,872
Institutional Grants341100%$20,694
Student Loan Aid21162%$7,389
Federal Student Loans21162%$4,967
Other Student Loans278%$18,932

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Concordia University-Irvine's acceptance rate is 81.38%. A total of 3,265 applicants applied to and 2,657 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 341 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 12.83%.
To apply to Concordia University-Irvine, 2 items are required - Secondary school GPA and Secondary school record and 1 items are recommended to submit - TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language). SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants3,2651,268$1,997
Admitted2,657941$1,716
Enrolled341144$197
Acceptance Rate81.38%74.21%85.93%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)12.83%15.30%11.48%
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 scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

Student Population

Concordia University-Irvine has a total of 3,744 students including 1,699 undergraduate and 2,045 graduate students. By gender, there are 1,375 male students and 2,335 female students attending Concordia University-Irvine. The school offers online degree programs and 1,459 students enrolled online exclusively (38.97% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,710 1,3752,335
Undergraduate1,584 630954
Graduate2,126 7451,381

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address1530 Concordia West, Irvine, CA
Phone949-854-8002
WEBwww.cui.edu/
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered50 Programs
Online Program Offered16 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered17 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate59.99%
Yield10.99%
Student Population3,744
Graduation Rate63%
Retention Rate70%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate14 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties94 (Full-time), 222 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs319 (Full-time), 249 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$66,513
Average Staff Salary$71,249