Tuition & Fees

$7,080

$15,564

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
5%
500-599
36%
400-499
33%
300-399
18%
200-299
5%
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
32%
400-499
41%
300-399
16%
200-299
2%
700-800
0
600-699
8%
500-599
25%
400-499
44%
300-399
19%
200-299
4%
30-36
7%
24-29
24%
18-23
50%
12-17
19%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
21%
18-23
48%
12-17
29%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
26%
18-23
59%
12-17
13%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

44%

56%

male

female

1
16

teacher

students

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Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,267
Declined + 216
Total Received 1,483
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Public

2,142

undergraduate students

365

graduate students

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School Facts

Concord University, founded in 1872, is a public college. Programs are offered through the Divisions of Business and Economics; Education, Library Science, and Physical Education; Fine Arts; Languages and Literature; Natural Sciences; and Social Sciences. Its 100-acre campus is located in Athens, WV.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 2,507
Established in 1872
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

Athens, WV

123-acre campus in Athens (population: 967), 80 miles from Charleston; branch campus in Beckley. Major airports serve Charleston and Roanoke, VA (90 miles); smaller airport serves Bluefield (18 miles); bus serves Princeton (five miles); train serves Hinton (25 miles).

Concord University
1000 Vermillion Street
Athens, WV 24712

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
37%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
56%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
21%
Top 1/4
46%
Top 1/2
78%
Bottom 1/2
22%
Bottom 1/4
7%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
5%
500-599
36%
400-499
33%
300-399
18%
200-299
5%
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
32%
400-499
41%
300-399
16%
200-299
2%
700-800
0
600-699
8%
500-599
25%
400-499
44%
300-399
19%
200-299
4%
30-36
7%
24-29
24%
18-23
50%
12-17
19%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
21%
18-23
48%
12-17
29%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
26%
18-23
59%
12-17
13%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,267
Declined + 216
Total Received 1,483

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Essay
Recommendations

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Admissions Contact

Kent Gamble
Director of Enrollment
P: 800 384-6679
F: 304 384-3218
admissions@concord.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,739,241
State $1,633,362
Institutional $35,018
Other external $154,058
Total $6,561,679

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $1,616,003
Institutional $1,862,824
Other external $1,162,895
Total $4,641,722

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (Division II)
Mascot
Mountain Lion
School colors
maroon, silver, white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Administrative Systems
Advertising/Graphic Design
Athletic Training
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication Arts
Computer Information Systems
Education
Educational Leadership
English
Environmental Geoscience
Environmental Geosciences
Finance
Geography
Health Promotion
History
History/Philosophy
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics/Computer Science
Medical Technology
Music
Office Supervision
Political Science
Psychology
Reading Specialist
Recreation Tourism Management
Regents Bachelor of Arts
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education
Studio Art
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Undergraduate

85%

2,142
students

Female
56%
1,197

Male
44%
945

Graduate

15%

365
students

Female
78%
286

Male
22%
79

undergraduateFull-time

91%

1,953
students

Female
57%
1,095

Male
43%
858

undergraduatePart-time

9%

189
students

Female
54%
102

Male
46%
87

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
85%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

79%

Transfer applicants accepted

79%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

36

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 27
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Japan
South Korea
Vietnam
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Host family program
Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

David McKee
Director of International Admissions
304 384-6294
international@concord.edu

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