Campus Box D-127
PO Box 1000
Athens, WV 24712-1000
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Campus Box D-120
PO Box 1000
Athens, WV 24712-1000
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
- How many students attend Concord University?
- What degrees can I earn at Concord University?
- Is there an application deadline?
- What high school credits are required as an incoming freshman?
- What are the minimum GPA and test score requirements to be admitted to Concord University?
- Is there an application fee?
- Is financial aid available?
- What is the criteria for scholarships?
- Does Concord University offer student housing?
- What is the average class size?
- Are freshmen allowed to have cars on campus?
- How large is the campus?
- What year was Concord University founded?
- What athletic Division and Association is Concord University a member of?
- What athletic programs are offered at Concord University?
- How many clubs and organizations are on campus?
- Is the University accredited?
- What is Concord University’s FAFSA code?
- What is the ACT - SAT School codes?
- What is Concord University's retention and graduation rate?
- What is Concord's Student to Faculty ratio?
- What is Concord's School colors?
- What is Concord's School mascot with his nickname?
- What is the Academic Year?
- How many full-time faculty?
- How many states are represented?
- How many countries are represented?
- What kind of setting is the campus located?
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- What services does Concord University Public Safety provide?
- Does Concord University provide Health Services to students?
- Does Concord University offer a variety of food options for students?
We have approximately 2,900 students enrolled from 26 states and 28 countries.
Concord offers over 80 majors, minors and programs of study. Degrees offered include Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Social Work, Master of Social Work, Master of Education, Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Arts in Health Promotion, and Regents Bachelor of Arts.
Each program falls under one of six academic divisions: Business, Education, Fine Arts, Humanities, Science, Mathematics, & Health, and Social Science.
Priority Admission is April 1st. After April 1st, applications will be taken into consideration on a rolling admissions status.
- 4 English (including grammar, composition and literature)
- 3 Social Studies (including U.S. history)
- 4 Mathematics (three units must be Algebra I and higher)
- 3 Science (all courses to be college preparatory and each course to include a laboratory. Courses might include biology, chemistry, physics, etc.)
- 1 Art
- 2 Foreign Language (Two units of the same foreign language)
Applicants must have at least a 2.0 grade-point average and either a composite ACT score of 18 or a combined critical reading and math SAT score of 870. Concord does not require students to take the optional written component of the ACT examination.
Yes. Concord requires a $25 application fee.
Students requesting a fee waiver must submit the NACAC-Approved Fee Waiver Form and have it completed and signed by their Guidance Counselor.
Yes! We offer more than $21 million in scholarships and financial aid, and more than 92 percent of our freshmen receive some level of support. Scholarships are available in academics, athletics and performing arts.
Recipient must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA and a minimum score of 18 ACT or 870 SAT [Critical Reading and Mathematics score combined]*
*Scholarships are awarded to first-time freshman and transfer students.
More than 1,000 students live in six residence halls featuring community living areas and suites. All residential housing facilities are wired for cable television and Internet. Lounges and public areas are also hot spots for wireless connections. Housing facilities include Wooddell (200 male students), Wilson (210 female students), North and South Towers (330 male students in South Tower and 330 female students in North Tower), Sarvay (80 students co-ed) and Mill Street (22 co-ed students) Residence Halls. The Office of Housing and Residence Life offers special housing areas including substance free and Greek floors. Residence Halls include study lounges, television lounges, kitchens and laundry facilities. The Dining Services offers 3 different meals plans for residential students. Commuter students may purchase a meal plan through the University dining services.
The average class size at Concord University is 18.
Yes. Student Parking Decals are $25 per semester and must be displayed in the vehicle while parked on campus
Live and learn on our beautiful, 123-acre campus in the scenic West Virginia mountains.
Concord University was founded in 1872.
Concord is NCAA Division II and a member of the Mountain East Conference.
Concord offers 18 Men’s and Women’s athletic programs.
Concord University has more than 70 clubs and student organizations on campus.
Yes, Concord University's accreditation is through the Higher Learning Commission.
ACT code: 4516 SAT code: 5120
6-year graduation rate for the 2005 first-time, full-time freshman cohort:
- 38 % graduated from college by 2011
Fall-to-fall retention rate for the 2010 first-time, full-time freshman cohort:
- 71 % returned to college in fall, 2011
Source: West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
Concord's student to faculty ratio is 18:1.
Maroon and Gray
Mountain Lions (Roar)
111 full-time faculty, 71% hold the highest degree in their disciplines.
Concord University is a close-knit community where students and faculty know each other on a first name basis. Located in the heart of the state's top outdoor recreational area where skiing, white water rafting, snowboarding, hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, camping, golfing, and other outdoor recreational opportunities are abundant
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The well being of our student body is important at Concord University.
Concord University dining services are provided by Aramark Higher Education located in the Jean and Jerry L. Beasley Student Center. The dining hall is conveniently located on the main floor of the Student Center and several other eateries including Subway, WingSpan and a café featuring Starbucks coffee can be found on the first floor. The Dining Services offers three different meals plans for residential and commuter students. Students may sign up for a meal plan online after fees have been assessed by going to https://apps.concord.edu/mealplan/