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Concordia University Irvine Student Life

Concordia University Irvine is on a 70-acre campus in a suburban setting in Irvine, California, not far from Los Angeles. There are many activities and organizations for Concordia University Irvine students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

Concordia University Irvine has fraternities but does not have sororities.

Concordia University Irvine has a thriving intramurals. In fact, more students participate in intramurals than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Concordia University Irvine include Screaming Eagles, Surf Club, Abbey West and LEAD Student Activities.

Concordia University Irvine students' favorite campus traditions are Midnight Madness (fall), CultureFest and Homecoming.

Does Concordia University Irvine Offer Student Housing?

Concordia University Irvine offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Concordia University Irvine students live off campus. In 2021, 41% of undergrads at Concordia University Irvine lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 59% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Concordia University Irvine. There are 1,024 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,704 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 582 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 50% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Concordia University Irvine offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Concordia University Irvine Athletics

At Concordia University Irvine there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Concordia University Irvine:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Swimming And Diving NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Tennis NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Water Polo NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Lacrosse Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Basketball NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Soccer NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Track And Field NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Volleyball NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2

Safety at Concordia University Irvine

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Concordia University Irvine is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Concordia University Irvine campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

Concordia University Irvine offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students.

Additionally, Concordia University Irvine has Lighted Walkways/24 hour dispatch.

Plan a Visit to Concordia University Irvine

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Concordia University Irvine, take Interstate 405 to Irvine, CA. If you need to fly, book your flight to John Wayne (Orange County) airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in California you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

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