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Find out more about how Concord University ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you’ll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Concord University Ranked?

2023 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Concord University was awarded 49 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is tourism and travel services marketing operations.

Overall Quality

Concord University landed the #2,077 spot in College Factual's 2023 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,241 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Concord University held the #2,299 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Out of the 28 colleges in West Virginia, Concord University is ranked at #20.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Concord University?

Acceptance Rate

With an acceptance rate of 91%, Concord University has a fairly liberal admissions policy. However, don't just assume you'll get in! Put together a good application and make sure you include all requested documents and materials.

Average Test Scores

About 83% of students accepted to Concord University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 410 and 550. Math scores were between 380 and 520.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Concord University  ( 410 to 550 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for Concord University  ( 380 to 520 )
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800
Concord University received ACT scores from 56% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 17 and 22.

ACT Composite Scores for Concord University  ( 17 to 22 )
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Learn more about Concord University admissions.

Concord University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1, Concord University is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Concord University is 66%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  66 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Concord University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Concord University is 64%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  64 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at Concord University is 21%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  21 out of 100
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100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Concord University.

Concord University Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,463 undergraduates at Concord University with 1,388 being full-time and 75 being part-time.

How Much Does Concord University Cost?

The overall average net price of Concord University is $8,477. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Concord University

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$7,070 $7,337 $8,322 $12,297 $12,954

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Concord University, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Concord University, approximately 51% of students took out student loans averaging $6,601 a year. That adds up to $26,404 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Concord University is 11.3%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Concord University Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Concord University with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $37,985 in their early years. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.

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See which majors at Concord University make the most money.

Location of Concord University

Located in Athens, West Virginia, Concord University is a public institution. The surrounding location of Athens is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

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Contact details for Concord University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1000 Vermillion Street, Athens, WV 24712
Phone: 888-344-6679
Website: https://www.concord.edu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/concorduniversity
Twitter: https://twitter.com/CampusBeautiful

Concord University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 24 majors graduated from Concord University. Of these students, 356 received undergraduate degrees and 104 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Liberal Arts General Studies 59 $26,435
Business Administration & Management 54 $29,659
Teacher Education Grade Specific 32 $35,004
Social Work 29 NA
General Biology 28 $21,737
Sociology 26 NA
Design & Applied Arts 15 $26,210
General Psychology 13 $22,218
Communication & Media Studies 13 NA
Fine & Studio Arts 12 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Concord University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Concord University

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2019-2020, 1,319 students took at least one online class at Concord University. This is an increase from the 1,298 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 1,319 426
2018-2019 1,298 374
2017-2018 1,340 390
2016-2017 1,291 389
2015-2016 1,361 402

Learn more about online learning at Concord University.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

References

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