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Financial Aid

Financial Aid Available

Obtaining a quality education today represents not only an investment of time and energy, but a substantial financial commitment as well. While the responsibility for financing university costs belongs to students and their families, the university will assist in meeting this financial obligation. Concordia University Irvine helps its students discover every possible source of aid. Every effort is made to identify the student’s needs and to create a financial aid package to meet those needs.

Sources of Aid can include:

Federal Aid: Federal Direct Loans, Federal Work Study, Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG), Federal Direct PLUS Loans for Parents and Graduate Students

  • State Aid such as Cal Grant

  • Institutional Aid: Academic Scholarships (Trustee, Dean, Provost, Regents, Transfer, Honors, Presidential Honors), Athletic Scholarships, Christ College Grant, Church Vocation Scholarship, Department Awards (Forensics, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts), Eagle's Award, First Generation Grant, Friends of Concordia Grant, Lutheran Student Award

  • Private or Outside Aid such as LCMS District Grants

  • Veterans Benefits: Yellow Ribbon Program

How to Apply for Financial Aid

To apply and be considered for federal, state or institutional aid programs, select the relevant link for your program below. For undergraduate academic scholarships, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions will determine your academic award at the time of acceptance and the Financial Aid Office will automatically award it to you. Your academic scholarship is renewable with a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA. Please note that academic scholarships do not increase from year to year.

Financial Aid - Prospective students

Financial Aid - Continuing students