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If you want to know more about Concord University, such as what majors does it offer, how diverse it is, how well it ranks, and more, this is your one-stop resource. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Concord University Ranked?

2021 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 9 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is teacher education grade specific.

Overall Quality

Concord University is ranked #1,506 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list.

Concord University is also ranked #16 out of 20 schools in West Virginia.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Concord University?

Acceptance Rate

Concord University has an acceptance rate of 90%, so it is easier to gain admission to this school than some others. Still, the admissions staff will examine your application closely to make sure you're a good fit for Concord University.

Average Test Scores

About 30% 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 470 and 560. Math scores were between 460 and 550.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Concord University  ( 470 to 560 )

SAT Math Scores for Concord University  ( 460 to 550 )
Concord University received ACT scores from 80% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 18 and 23.

ACT Composite Scores for Concord University  ( 18 to 23 )

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Concord University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Concord University is about average at 15 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

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 60%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  60 out of 100

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

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 20% for first-time, full-time students at Concord University, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  20 out of 100

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Average Overall Diversity at Concord University

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,570 undergraduates at Concord University with 1,436 being full-time and 134 being part-time.

Concord University Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

Concord University scored 41.13 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  41.13 out of 100
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How Much Does Concord University Cost?

The overall average net price of Concord University is $9,161. 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 +
$7,046 $6,805 $10,488 $11,711 $13,206

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 76% of students took out student loans averaging $5,909 a year. That adds up to $23,636 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Concord University is 12.9%. 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?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Concord University make about $32,300 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. Unfortunately, this is 19% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


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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Location of Concord University

Contact details for Concord University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1000 Vermillion Street, Athens, WV 24712
Phone: 888-344-6679

Concord University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 24 majors graduated from Concord University. Of these students, 386 received undergraduate degrees and 108 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 71 $22,200
Teacher Education Grade Specific 51 $34,500
Business Administration & Management 45 $28,500
Social Work 40 NA
General Biology 27 NA
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 18 $26,000
General Psychology 17 $22,500
Fine & Studio Arts 15 NA
Sociology 14 NA
History 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 2017-2018, 1,340 students took at least one online class at Concord University. This is an increase from the 1,291 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,340 390
2016-2017 1,291 389
2015-2016 1,361 402
2014-2015 1,233 430
2013-2014 1,123 334

Learn more about online learning at Concord University.

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Notes and References


*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.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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