Concordia University Irvine

Irvine, CA

Concordia University Irvine

Irvine, CA

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Undergrad Science & Engineering Diversity Christian Life Business Education

Develop the many skills necessary for your success in the global economy.

Every individual is blessed in different ways by God and brings with them their own unique set of comparative and competitive advantages. At Concordia University Irvine, we actively participate in developing and expanding your knowledge, experiences, and network relationships in all of our School of Business & Economics undergraduate programs and activities. Additionally, we provide you with an environment to pursue your own personal mission and ministry goals, as well as the necessary tools to become wise, honorable, and cultivated citizens.

Integration of best practices, real world experience & Christian perspective
Faculty members are active participants in ensuring we help you reach your educational and professional goals. Concordia offers courses developed and delivered by faculty who integrate best business practices, real world experience, as well as a Christian moral, ethical, and value perspective of leadership empowering students for exemplary lives of learning, service, and leadership in today’s global marketplace. 

Commitment to continuous improvement
Many of our programs are accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), a global accreditation agency for college and university business programs. This accreditation recognizes CUI’s achievements and commitment to continuous improvement. Notably, Concordia University Irvine is the first IACBE member to receive an ancillary specialized accounting accreditation.

A location that offers education, employment & entertainment opportunities
Our location in Orange County in Southern California means that you can put your ideas into practice through internships at a wide variety of well-respected companies, including leading technology, accounting, healthcare, and entertainment firms. 




Ranked among the "Best National Universities" | U.S. News & World Report, 2022


Ranked among the "Top Performers on Social Mobility" | U.S. News & World Report, 2022


Ranked by value among "The Best Colleges in America" | Money magazine, 2022


Recognized as a 2022–2023 College of Distinction for engaged students, great teaching, vibrant communities, and successful outcomes


Proud Yellow Ribbon Program participant, offering unlimited scholarships to veterans and their family members who qualify

10 Concentrations

• Accounting
• Business Data Analytics
• Business Economics
• Economics
• Finance
• Healthcare Management
• International Business
• Management
• Marketing
• Sport Management

An Inside Look

What students are saying about us...

  • “I always wanted to be an entrepreneur, I just didn't know what that looked like. It's been really helpful with Concordia supporting me.”

    • Joshua Mundell '17
  • “I have had the pleasure of having Professor Mangum in at least one class every year and I have learned so much from him. He is a passionate and inspiring economics professor with a firm grasp on the subject and plenty of personal anecdotes from his career.“

    • Joshua Fry '19
  • “The School of Business and Economics at CUI provides students with a well-rounded education; they teach students not only how to be successful, but how to keep their morals, values and faith intact throughout their career.”

    • Amy Stockman '09
  • “The CUI School of Business and Economics is constantly creating innovative ways to encourage our learning in the ever-changing field of business.”

    • Jennifer Powers '10