Concordia College Alabama: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - PoorQuality:Education Quality Rating - Below AverageSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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Concordia College Alabama is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 490 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1922 and is one of the 2 schools located in Selma, Alabama.

Concordia College Alabama is one of the Historically Black College or University institutions (HBCU) and is also affiliated with Lutheran Church of Missouri Synod.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
11
Fair
At Concordia College Alabama you can receive your associate's degree or bachelor's degree.

Concordia College Alabama deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 11 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Management, Business, Education, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
45%
Bad
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 usually a positive sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Concordia College Alabama is very low at 45% (way below Alabama average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
22 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Concordia College Alabama is very low - 11%. Roughly 15% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Concordia College Alabama is reasonable - 22:1. Read more information regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$10,200
Medium
Average tuition pricing is close to the nationwide median - $10,000 annually. The additional fees at Concordia College Alabama not covered by tuition are roughly $200; this totals $10,200 a year.

Read the details about Concordia College Alabama additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
40%
According to recent data, 3,768 applications were submitted and 1,520 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get accepted at this school.

Concordia College Alabama will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Concordia College Alabama is $25.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Concordia College Alabama and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (334) 874-5700 or check Concordia College Alabama Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$2,300
Low
Concordia College Alabama offers a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Concordia College Alabama, 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
C-
Unsafe
Concordia College Alabama offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 500 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low -- roughly $2,300 per academic year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Concordia College Alabama. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Concordia College Alabama seems to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Concordia College Alabama Location and Maps



Post Address: Concordia College Alabama, 1712 Broad Street, Selma, Alabama 36701, USA
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