Concord University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Concord University is a small four-year, public school with 2,835 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1872 and is the only institution located in Athens, West Virginia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
26
At Concord University you can receive your associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

Concord University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 26 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, General Studies, Management, Business, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
62%
The rate of student retention at Concord University is relatively low at 62% (close to West Virginia average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Concord University is low: 39%. Roughly 29% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Concord University is reasonably decent - 20:1. Read more details regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$22,100
Average tuition costs are close to the nationwide median, $12,700 per year. The additional fees at Concord University not covered by tuition are approximately $9,400; which totals $22,100 a year.

Read the details about Concord University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
49%
According to government data, 2,495 applications were submitted and 1,224 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get accepted at this school.

This college might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Concord University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,800
Concord University provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Concord University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D+
Concord University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 1,200 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low: around $3,800 a year.

Based on the college crime information, Concord University seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Concord University Location and Maps



Post Address: Concord University, 100 Vermillion Street, Athens, West Virginia 24712, USA
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