Concord University

Athens, WV

Concord University

Athens, WV

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Tuition & Fees

$8,385

$18,037

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
15%
500-599
42%
400-499
37%
300-399
5%
700-800
2%
600-699
5%
500-599
43%
400-499
43%
300-399
7%
30-36
1%
24-29
22%
18-23
53%
12-17
24%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,543
Declined 343
Total Received 1,886
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Public

1,570

undergraduate students

316

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Concord University, founded in 1872, is a public university. Its 100-acre campus is located in Athens, WV.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 1,886
Established in 1872
Coeducational Coeducational

123-acre campus in Athens (population: 911), 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).

  • Campus Setting: Rural community
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Mercer County

Concord University
1000 Vermillion Street
Athens, WV
24712

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
44%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Service Groups
  • student government
  • student-run publications
  • intramurals
  • Student Activities Committee

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • CU Community Fair
  • Spring Fling
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
13%
Top 1/4
36%
Top 1/2
72%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
15%
500-599
42%
400-499
37%
300-399
5%
700-800
2%
600-699
5%
500-599
43%
400-499
43%
300-399
7%
30-36
1%
24-29
22%
18-23
53%
12-17
24%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.4

Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,543
Declined 343
Total Received 1,886

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Considered

class rank
rigor of secondary school record

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 26
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

98%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,795

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,050
Room & board $9,762
Additional fees $335
Books & supplies $1,100
Other fees $600
Total $19,847
Average Financial Aid - $4,795
Total with Avg. Aid $15,052
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Football, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Commercial and Advertising Art
Drawing
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
General Studies
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
History, General
Information Science/Studies
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education and Teaching, General
Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

1,886

total students

86%

in-state

14%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

83%

1,570
students

Female
59%
930

Male
41%
640

17%

316
students

Female
80%
254

Male
20%
62

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

1,436
students

Female
59%
838

Male
41%
598

9%

134
students

Female
69%
92

Male
31%
42

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 59%
Student 4 year graduation rate 24%
Student 5 year graduation rate 13%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
81%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

96

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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 transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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