The Princeton Review Names Concord University Among The ‘Best In The Southeast’

For Immediate Release: 
Aug 10 2015

CONTACT:  Sarah Dalton

Concord University

Office of Advancement

PO Box 1000, Athens, WV 24712

(304) 384-6312,         





ATHENS, W.Va. - Concord University has again been selected among the top colleges in the Southeast by The Princeton Review. In the recently posted “2016 Best Colleges: Region by Region” online feature Concord is listed as one of 140 institutions in the “Best in the Southeast” category.

Institutions receiving this designation are spotlighted for their academic excellence. The Princeton Review also uses answers from student surveys in the selection process.

The rating score categories include: Academics, Admissions Selectivity, Financial Aid, Fire Safety, Quality of Life, and Green. The Princeton Review explains the criteria for each rating score on its site at

The 12 states in the Southeast category are Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.

A total of 649 colleges are included among the “2016 Best Colleges: Region by Region.”  Along with the Southeast, schools representing the Northeast, Midwest and West are also featured. Collectively, these institutions named “regional bests” constitute about 25 percent of the nation’s 2,500 four-year colleges.

The Princeton Review ( is a leading tutoring, test prep and college admission services company. Every year, it helps millions of college- and graduate school-bound students achieve their education and career goals through online and in person courses delivered by a network of more than 4,000 teachers and tutors, online resources, and its more than 150 print and digital books. The Princeton Review is headquartered in Natick, Mass.


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