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Table Of Contents
About Concord University
Facts & Rankings
Tuition & Costs
International Student Services
How to Apply
About Concord University, Facts & Rankings
For more than 140 years, Concord has provided students with a quality education in a close-knit community and opportunities to serve others. Concord University is a beautiful place to live and learn in any season – but it’s more. Concord students learn, and they learn to give back. Our saying “Come to learn, go to serve” means you are preparing for your future from the first day, not just working toward a degree during the next few years. When you begin your future at Concord University, you are setting yourself up for lifelong learning and success.
• Established: 1872 • Faculty: 111 full-time faculty & 73% hold the
highest degree in their disciplines • Athletics: NCAA Division II • Mascot: Mountain Lion • Campus Settings: 123-acre campus in the scenic
West Virginia Mountains • CU gradudates carry the least student loan debt
of any public university in West Vrignia • 97% of freshman receive financial asistance
Communications, Computer Science, Computer Information
Systems, and Business
You can find a full list of programs in our CATALOG!
Concord’s undergraduate research programs provide abundant
opportunities to work with faculty. Our close student and faculty
interactions give students the experiences they need to qualify for
admission to many of the nation’s elite graduate, medical and law
schools. In fact, Concord University boasts the highest graduate
school placement rate in the state!
The campus is located in Athens, a small town in
southern West Virginia. Athens is easily one of the
safest college towns in the United States. Our town
will offer you the safety that you need to feel secure
and provide you with the quiet study environment
that you require to succeed. Concord University is
located within a half day’s journey from major U.S.
cities such as: Washington, DC • Charlotte, NC Cincinnati, OH • Myrtle Beach, SC Atlanta, GA • Baltimore, MD
Concord truly is a hidden gem. Our location allows
students to explore the East Coast by way of car, Amtrak,
or even Megabus! When you’re not hiking and exploring
our nearby mountain ranges or kayaking down class IV
rapids, you’ll find plenty of ways to complement Concord’s
outstanding academic experience.
University life is so much more than going to class, it is about
making friends, getting involved in student organizations,
and gaining life experiences. Our students pursue a variety of
passions while being immersed in rigorous academic programs
and rewarding opportunities such as our DNA lab, TV and radio
stations, and print newspaper.
As a Concord University Mountain Lion you have access to: • More than 70 student clubs and organizations • Academic, professional and service organizations • Eight national fraternities and sororities • 18 NCAA Division II athletic programs • A variety of student media including print publications, a radio
station, and a television studio • Performing arts organizations including marching band, jazz
ensemble, choir and private musical instruction
At Concord, we’re not only a university, but a close-knit campus
community. Our residence halls are a focal point for community engagement.
They’re more than places to relax between classes. • Wilson Residence Hall (Women) • North Towers (Women) • South Towers (Men) • Wooddell Residence Hall (Men)
Over 90 percent of Concord University students receive some sort of financial aid, either through scholarships, grants, loans, tuition reduction or on campus employment.
Freshman scholarships start at a 3.0 GPA and ACT 18/SAT 870 (CR + M) and range from $1,000 to $4,000. Transfer scholarships start at 2.75 GPA and are valued at $1,000. International student scholarships are available.
Performing arts and athletic scholarships are determined by the individual departments.
Concord University FAFSA Code is 003810
Total $16,216 $25,296 $21,296
FINANCING YOUR EDUCATION
Average yearly costs 2017-2018:
IN-STATE OUT-OF-STATE TUITION REDUCTION
Tuition $7,574 $16,654 $12,654
Room & Board $8,642 $8,642 $8,642
With an enrollment of just under 2,500 students and an average class size of 20, you'll find Concord to be a close-knit community where you can feel secure in the company of students and educators who connect with on another. Or caring community is ideally located and currently home away from home for over 100 international students from 40 countries.
The International Student Center is the focus point of international community activity, providing an array of educational, cultural, and social activities. The staff is committed to the University’s globalization initiatives and serves as the primary support service for the international community.
Support services for international students include: • International Orientation • Immigration Advising • International Student Lounge • Career Center • Academic Support Center
1. Apply for Admission 2. Submit Official Transcripts 3. Send your SAT or ACT scores - SAT Code 5120 / ACT Code 4516 4. Apply for Financial Aid – FAFSA Code 003810 5. Visit Campus 6. Submit your Housing Application and Deposit 7. Attend Orientation and become a part of the Mountain Lion family!