Tuition & Fees

$7,876

$17,320

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
5%
500-599
38%
400-499
41%
300-399
16%
700-800
3%
600-699
9%
500-599
50%
400-499
34%
300-399
4%
700-800
0
600-699
4%
500-599
37%
400-499
39%
300-399
20%
200-299
0
30-36
3%
24-29
19%
18-23
50%
12-17
26%
6-11
2%
30-36
1%
24-29
13%
18-23
49%
12-17
37%
24-29
23%
18-23
57%
12-17
20%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Not Selective

90%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,261
Declined + 246
Total Received 2,507
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Public

1,853

undergraduate students

341

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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Codes

SAT 5120
ACT 4516

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Location

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 2,194
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)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

Athens, WV

123-acre campus in Athens (population: 940), 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
37%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
60%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
42%
Top 1/2
73%
Bottom 1/2
27%
Bottom 1/4
7%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
5%
500-599
38%
400-499
41%
300-399
16%
700-800
3%
600-699
9%
500-599
50%
400-499
34%
300-399
4%
700-800
0
600-699
4%
500-599
37%
400-499
39%
300-399
20%
200-299
0
30-36
3%
24-29
19%
18-23
50%
12-17
26%
6-11
2%
30-36
1%
24-29
13%
18-23
49%
12-17
37%
24-29
23%
18-23
57%
12-17
20%

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

90%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,261
Declined + 246
Total Received 2,507

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

Jamie Ealy
Vice President of Enrollment Management
P: 800 384-6679
F: 304 384-3218
admissions@concord.edu

Financial Aid

86%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$8,471

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,876
Room $4,502
Board $4,486
Books & supplies $550
Total $17,414
Average Financial Aid - $8,471
Total with Avg. Aid $8,943
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 304 384-6069
F: 304 384-3084
finaid@concord.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Tammy Brown
Director of Financial Aid
tbrown@concord.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Kevin Garrett (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Tracy Gill (women's)
Assistant Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
Mountain Lion
School colors
maroon and gray

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
Political Science
Psychology
Reading Specialist
Recreation Tourism Management
Regents Bachelor of Arts
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education
Studio Art
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Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,194

total students

86%

in-state

14%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

84%

1,853
students

Female
58%
1,081

Male
42%
772

16%

341
students

Female
82%
278

Male
18%
63

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

1,696
students

Female
59%
987

Male
41%
709

9%

157
students

Female
60%
94

Male
40%
63

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
82%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

71%

Transfer applicants accepted

60%

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

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 38
Countries most often represented Canada
Ethiopia
Japan
Nigeria
Vietnam
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Host family program
Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Sarah Wambe
Director of International Admissions
304 384-6294
international@concord.edu

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