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About Concordia University Irvine

Developing Wise, Honorable, and Cultivated Citizens

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Our Mission

Concordia University Irvine, a comprehensive Lutheran Christian university guided by Christ’s Great Commission, develops wise, honorable, and cultivated citizens to serve society and the church.

Learn more about our mission and core convictions.

About Us

Concordia University Irvine, part of the Concordia University System, is a private, nonprofit Christian university that is proud to be one of the founding institutions of higher education in Irvine, California. For nearly 50 years, we have prepared students for lives of learning, service, and leadership through distinctive Lutheran education.

Today, we educate nearly 5,000 students on campus and online, and our alumni network has grown to over 25,000 worldwide. Ranked nationally among the “Top Performers on Social Mobility” universities by U.S. News & World Report. Once you become a Golden Eagle, you’ll be part of a close, caring community that’s committed to helping you grow personally, professionally, and spiritually.

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Our Campus

Our beautiful, gated campus is perched on top of a hill in Irvine, one of America’s safest cities, located just 10 minutes from the beach and 20 minutes from Disneyland.

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Get to know our community, which is here to engage and support you on your journey.

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Concordia Facts

Concordia University Irvine is an accredited, private Christian university offering high quality programs that prepare you to grow personally, professionally, and spiritually. For more information about our accreditations and academic details, visit the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment.

*The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Concordia University Irvine is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

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