Concordia University-Irvine

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$32,130

3.51% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$26,180

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

4.01%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

65%

3,839 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

4,299

77% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

53.7%

165 Graduates

About

Concordia University-Irvine is a higher education institution located in Orange County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Concordia University-Irvine were General Business Administration & Management (87 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (80 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (49 degrees).

In 2016, 1,709 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Concordia University-Irvine. 60.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (903 degrees), 3.18 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (284 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Concordia University-Irvine is $32,130, which is $11,970 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Concordia University-Irvine is $32,130, which is $11,970 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $26,180.

In 2016, 79% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 60% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$32,130

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Concordia University-Irvine was $32,130. The cost of tuition at Concordia University-Irvine is $11,970 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$26,180

2016 Value

1.74%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Concordia University-Irvine had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $26,180. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Concordia University-Irvine grew by 1.74%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,730

Room and Board

$1,700

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Concordia University-Irvine was of $10,730 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,700. The cost of room and board increased by 3.37% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

79%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

60%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

79% of undergraduate students at Concordia University-Irvine received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 2.47% with respect to 2015, when 81% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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4.01%

2015 Default Rate

61

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Concordia University-Irvine was 4.01%, which represents 61 out of the 1521 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Concordia University-Irvine received 3,839 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 22.5% annual growth. Out of those 3,839 applicants, 2,497 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 65% acceptance rate.

There were 4,299 students enrolled at Concordia University-Irvine in 2016, and 74% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Concordia University-Irvine has an overall enrollment yield of 16.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

65%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

2,497

Accepted Out of 3,839

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Concordia University-Irvine was 65% (2,497 admissions from 3,839 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 59.2%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 22.5%, while admissions grew by 34.6%.

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SAT Scores

74%

Submission Percentage

300

Scores Submitted

74% of enrolled first-time students at Concordia University-Irvine in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Concordia University-Irvine has a total enrollment of 4,299 students. The full-time enrollment at Concordia University-Irvine is 3,311 students and the part-time enrollment is 988. This means that 77% of students enrolled at Concordia University-Irvine are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Concordia University-Irvine, both undergraduate and graduate, is 50.3% White, 19.7% Hispanic or Latino, 6.12% Asian, 5.84% Black or African American, 4.51% Two or More Races, 0.372% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.326% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Concordia University-Irvine in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (30%), followed by White Male (17.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (15.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (33.1%), followed by White Male (15.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (14.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

77%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Concordia University-Irvine, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,299 students. The full-time enrollment at Concordia University-Irvine is 3,311 and the part-time enrollment is 988. This means that 77% of students enrolled at Concordia University-Irvine are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Concordia University-Irvine was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Concordia University-Irvine had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,163

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    848

  3. Asian

    263

The enrolled student population at Concordia University-Irvine is 50.3% White, 19.7% Hispanic or Latino, 6.12% Asian, 5.84% Black or African American, 4.51% Two or More Races, 0.372% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.326% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 395 students (9.19%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 345 more women than men received degrees from Concordia University-Irvine. The majority of degree recipients at Concordia University-Irvine are white (903 degrees awarded). There were 3.18 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (284 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Concordia University-Irvine is General Business Administration & Management (87 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (80 degrees) and Liberal Arts & Sciences (49 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Concordia University-Irvine, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (524 degrees awarded), Education (655 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (57 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Concordia University-Irvine are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,994,467 people), Secondary school teachers (323,731 people), Education administrators (293,952 people), Counselors (251,003 people), and Miscellaneous managers (215,798 people).

The most specialized majors at Concordia University-Irvine are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (524 degrees awarded), Education (655 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (57 degrees), Theology (14 degrees), and Psychology (56 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Concordia University-Irvine are Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians & surgeons, Dentists, Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Concordia University-Irvine are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (524 degrees awarded), Education (655 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (57 degrees), Theology (14 degrees), and Psychology (56 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Concordia University-Irvine are Elementary & secondary schools (3,049,488 people), Hospitals (407,033 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (384,511 people), Outpatient care centers (194,823 people), and Individual & family services (184,037 people).

The most specialized majors at Concordia University-Irvine are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (524 degrees awarded), Education (655 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (57 degrees), Theology (14 degrees), and Psychology (56 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Concordia University-Irvine.

Most Common

  1. 87 degrees awarded

  2. 80 degrees awarded

  3. 49 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Concordia University-Irvine was General Business Administration & Management with 87 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 682

  2. 1,027

In 2016, 682 degrees were awarded to men at Concordia University-Irvine, which is 0.664 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,027).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 344 degrees were awarded to men at Concordia University-Irvine in Sport & Fitness Management, which is 2.36 times more than the 146 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 230 degrees were awarded to women at Concordia University-Irvine in General Educational Leadership & Administration, which is 2.74 times more than the 84 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

47%

100% Completion Time

56%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 47% of students graduating from Concordia University-Irvine completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 56% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 58% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Concordia University-Irvine is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.03% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    903 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    284 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    211 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Concordia University-Irvine is white (903 degrees awarded). There were 3.18 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (284 degrees).

12.3% of degree recipients (211 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    500 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    403 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    190 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Concordia University-Irvine is white female (500 degrees awarded). There were 1.24 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (403 degrees).

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Operations

Concordia University-Irvine has an endowment valued at nearly $19.6M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $155k (0.79%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Concordia University-Irvine had a total expenditure of $65.9M. Of that $65.9M, they spent $30.8M on salaries and $65.9M on benefits.

Concordia University-Irvine employs 41 Assistant professors, 26 Professors, and 12 Associate professors. Most academics at Concordia University-Irvine are Female Assistant professors (28), Male Professors(20), and Male Assistant professors (13).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Concordia University-Irvine are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 129 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 56 employees, and Management with 42 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$19.6M

2015 Endowment

11.1%

growth from 2014

Concordia University-Irvine has an endowment valued at about $19.6M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Concordia University-Irvine grew 11.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $9.26M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Concordia University-Irvine received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$30.8M

Salary Expenditure

$65.9M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Concordia University-Irvine had a total expenditure of $65.9M. Of that $65.9M, they spent $30.8M on salaries and $65.9M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Concordia University-Irvine as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$30.8M

2015 Salaries

10.1%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Concordia University-Irvine paid a median of $30.8M in salaries, which represents 46.8% of their overall expenditure ($65.9M) and a 10.1% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 11.2% growth from 2013 and a 14.8% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.8M

Instructional Salaries

105

Number of Employees

In 2015, Concordia University-Irvine paid a total of $7.8M to 105 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

41 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

129 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Concordia University-Irvine were Assistant professor with 41 employees; Professor with 26 employees; and Professor with 12 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Concordia University-Irvine were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 129 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 56 employees; and Management with 42 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Concordia University-Irvine was Female Assistant professor with 28 employees, Male Professor with 20 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 13 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Concordia University-Irvine.

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