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Concordia University Irvine, also known as CUI, was established in 1972. It is a private university of liberal arts, and is located in Irvine, California. Originally, the institute was founded as the Christ College, Irvine. The campus of the university is spread across an area of 70 acres. CUI's recent Enrolments have been more than 2, 000 students every year. CUI provides a number of courses that lead to bachelor's and master's degrees. Adult education programs as well as online courses are also available. The university is organized into the following academic divisions:
  • Christ College
  • School of Adult Studies
  • School of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Business
  • School of Education
Concordia University competes in National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). The sports teams are known as the Eagles and they participate in basketball, track and field, soccer, water polo, lacrosse, volleyball, softball, baseball, cross country, swimming, and tennis.

Profile of Concordia UniversityConcordia is in Irvine, California. Irvine is a medium-sized city. The school is classified as a Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod college. Concordia is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Master's degree.

Course Topics

Fields of study in vogue at Concordia include education and teaching.

Concordia Selectivity

Not all applicants to the school are accepted. The top quarter of students at Concordia scored at least 570 on the verbal SAT test. Students' math SAT scores were most often in the range 450 to 570 in 2007.

Student Enrolment

Approximately 2, 392 students study at the school . Adults changing careers are relatively common at Concordia.

Student Life
Very few students at the school attend part-time. Concordia makes housing available to a large share of its students. Students at the school can take advantage of the school's meal plans. Students participate in Golden State Athletic Conference athletics. Athletic scholarships or financial aid help the school attract student athletes.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Concordia University Irvine, guided by the Great Commission of Christ Jesus and the Lutheran Confessions, empowers students through the liberal arts and professional studies for lives of learning, service and leadership. "

Concordia Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching274curriculum and instruction, educational admin and supervision, elementary school teaching, education courses, physical education teaching
Business and Management101business management
Liberal Arts94liberal arts and humanities, history courses, English language and literature, political science, humanities, general studies
Therapy and Counselling32psychology, behavioral sciences
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy24health and physical Education
Media23communication and journalism
Religion and Philosophy22theology, religious Education
Science15biology, chemistry
Art Studies11art studies
Computer Science and Engineering6information technology
Music5music performance
Drama and Performing Arts5stagecraft
Contact: ConcordiaConcordia University

1530 Concordia West

Irvine, California 92612-3299


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