External Reporting

Institutional Research completes and coordinates multiple reports of institutional data annually, including statutorily required Federal and State reporting of many performance metrics. In addition, Institutional Research provides standardized data reports to accreditors, higher education organizations, and media publishers throughout the year. Below are commonly requested reports of institutional data and links to important information about Concord University.


Six-year Graduation Rate for students receiving athletic aid (first-time freshman): 41%

Six-year Transfer-out Rate for students receiving athletic aid (first-time freshman): 42%

NCAA Graduation Rate Reports

Equity in Athletics Data Analysis

The Student Right-to-Know Act requires Title IV institutions to post graduation and retention rates of all full-time students who enter the institution. This data is for prospective students, their families, and others to view.

The link below provides the required information from the IPEDS database for Concord University regarding admissions, enrollment, financial aid, graduation, and awards and degrees conferred. Data is for cohorts composed of full-time degree-seeking students.

Please also refer to the following link which contains Concord University’s Scorecard from the U.S. Department of Education.

Concord University offers baccalaureate and graduate degrees that may lead to licensure that is required for employment in your state. The programs identified below meet the requirements for licensure in West Virginia. Requirements for licensure in other states may vary.

If you live or plan to work outside of West Virginia, please be aware that there may be additional requirements needed to obtain licensure or certification in your state. Concord University has made every effort to ensure the educational requirements for licensure information is correct. However, state requirements may have changed following publication of this information. The information listed here is required by the states for employment in that state. Please consult with your state’s licensing board to determine if your chosen program of study will meet that state’s licensure requirements.

Licensure Requirements by State

In addition to full institutional accreditation, Concord offers multiple accredited degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. Concord is approved by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) to offer interstate postsecondary distance education courses and degree programs, and is a member of West Virginia’s four-year public higher education system overseen by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission.

For more information, visit our Accreditations and Affiliations webpage.

Regional Peers:

IPEDS-Defined Peers:

  • Athens State University (Athens, AL)
  • Black Hills State University (Spearfish, SD)
  • Chadron State College (Chadron, NE)
  • Clayton State University (Morrow, GA)
  • CUNY York College (Jamaica, NY)
  • Dakota State University (Madison, SD)
  • Elizabeth City State University (Elizabeth City, NC)
  • Fairmont State University (Fairmont, WV)
  • Kent State University at Stark (North Canton, OH)
  • Kentucky State University (Frankfort, KY)
  • Lake Superior State University (Sault Ste Marie, MI)
  • Lander University (Greenwood, SC)
  • Langston University (Langston, OK)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (Lewiston, ID)
  • Missouri Southern State University (Joplin, MO)
  • Missouri Western State University (Saint Joseph, MO)
  • Northern State University (Aberdeen, SD)
  • Oregon Institute of Technology (Klamath Falls, OR)
  • Shawnee State University (Portsmouth, OH)
  • Shepherd University (Shepherdstown, WV)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (Magnolia, AR)
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (Pine Bluff, AR)
  • University of Houston-Downtown (Houston, TX)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (Farmington, ME)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (Johnstown, PA)
  • University of South Carolina Aiken (Aiken, SC)
  • University of South Carolina-Upstate (Spartanburg, SC)
  • Winston-Salem State University (Winston-Salem, NC)

West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission (WVHEPC) Data

Concord University provides multiple types of institutional data to WVHEPC throughout the academic year. Reports and tables generated by WVHEPC from data submitted from Concord University and other state institutions may be accessed through the WVHEPC Data Portal.

External Resources

For additional data, such as student loan default rates, please refer to the following external resources: