Concord University
Athens, WV 24712


Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 2,451
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 15:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 1,189 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Concord University is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 2,960 applications and 2,402 students were granted admission. Concord University is at the #79 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 87% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 23% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT870 to 1090
ACT18 to 23
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

Concord University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $15,564 and in-state students paid $7,080.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $12,440
In State Tuition
National Average = $6,695
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 97% of Concord University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 50% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,575 (which is 3.2% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Concord University in 2016-2017, was 197, which is 43% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,488 (which is 3.5% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,432
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,302
Financial aid
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Concord University has enrolled a total of 2,451 students (2,007 students full-time and 444 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,451 students, 137 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 38% men and 62% women and 2,102 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 349 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 402 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 85%

Black/African American: 6%

Non-resident alien: 4%

Two or more races: 2%

Hispanic: 1%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%

Asian: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Concord University.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 24% 174
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 18% 130
Education 16% 120 29
Health Professions And Related Programs 8% 58 0
Visual And Performing Arts 2% 18
Social Sciences 2% 16
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 2% 14
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 2% 12
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 1% 8
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 1% 6

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Concord University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of Concord University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $10,200. Last year, out of the total 145 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 100 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 185 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 122 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $10,200 $14,900
Employment Rate 69% 66%
Total Graduates 145 185

Campus Location

Similar Colleges

Lake Superior State University
Sault Ste Marie, MI
Chadron State College
Chadron, NE
CUNY York College
Jamaica, NY
Elizabeth City State University
Elizabeth City, NC
Winston-Salem State University
Winston-Salem, NC
Shawnee State University
Portsmouth, OH
Langston University
Langston, OK
Oregon Institute of Technology
Klamath Falls, OR
Lander University
Greenwood, SC
Shepherd University
Shepherdstown, WV

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Concord University.