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Located in Athens, West Virginia, Concord University is a public institution. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Athens draws many to the area.

$20,408 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
91% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Concord University?


Contact details for Concord University are given below.

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

How Do I Get Into Concord University?

You can apply to Concord University online at:

Admission Requirements for Concord University

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores considered but not required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Concord University?

91% Acceptance Rate
56% Of Accepted Are Women
83% Submit SAT Scores
Concord University has the high acceptance rate of 91%, which means it is fairly easy to gain admittance as long as you submit a complete application with requested materials.

Approximately 44% of accepted students are men and 56% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 90%, and the acceptance rate for women is 92%.

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 )

SAT Math Scores for Concord University  ( 380 to 520 )
Concord University received ACT scores from 56% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 16 and 22. Math scores were between 16 and 22. Composite scores were between 17 and 22.

ACT English Scores for Concord University  ( 16 to 22 )
ACT Math Scores for Concord University  ( 16 to 22 )
ACT Composite Scores for Concord University  ( 17 to 22 )

Can I Afford Concord University?

$20,408 Net Price
51% Take Out Loans
15.6% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Concord University is $20,408. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

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 15.6%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Concord University Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,388 Full-Time Undergraduates
59% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,463 undergraduate students at Concord University, with 1,388 being full-time and 75 being part-time.


There are also 344 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,388 full-time undergraduates at Concord University, 41% are male and 59% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Concord University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 7
Black or African American 91
Hispanic or Latino 19
White 1,103
International Students 63
Other Races/Ethnicities 105

Geographic Diversity

West Virginia students aren't the only ones who study at Concord University. At this time, 14 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 44 countries are represented at Concord University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are United Kingdom, Ethiopia, and Nigeria.

Online Learning at Concord University

426 Took All Classes Online
1,319 Took At Least One Class Online
1.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 1 bachelor’s degree and 4 master’s degree programs available online at Concord University. In 2019-2020, 1,319 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Concord University has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 6th most popular in West Virginia for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Affordability Rankings of Concord University

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at Concord University was $6,902 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $14,982. The following table shows how Concord University is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Teacher Development & Methodology #30 #12
General Education #33 #37
General Education #33 #37
Teacher Education Grade Specific #34 #40
Elementary Education #34 #25

Online Growth Rankings of Concord University

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Concord University was 1.7%. This is the #1,198 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Concord University regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Concord University ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Concord University.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Teacher Development & Methodology #123
General Education #177
General Education #177
Elementary Education #195
Curriculum & Instruction #275
Curriculum & Instruction #275

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Concord University Teaching Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Curriculum & Instruction 0
General Education 0
General Special Education 0
Elementary Education 0
Secondary Education 0
Teacher Development & Methodology 0


*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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