About Concord University

Founded in 1872, Concord University. is a Public college. Located in West Virginia, which is a city setting in West Virginia, the campus itself is Town. The campus is home to 2,102 full time undergraduate students, and 349 full time graduate students.

The Concord University Academic calendar runs on a Semester basis. In the school year the student to faculty ratio was 15:1. There are 107 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at Concord University include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.

Quick Facts

Acceptance Rate81%
Application Deadline
Application Fee0
SAT Range870-1090
ACT Range18-23

Admissions at CU are considered Less Selective, with ,12% of all applicants being admitted.

In the school year, of the students who applied to the school, only 16 of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling.

70% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 43% were in the top quarter, and 18% were in the top tenth. You can apply online.

STUDENT LIFE

We asked, and students answered these important questions about student life at Concord University.

0%
“We”re apathetic”
29%
“We know about current events and vote”
71%
“We participate and encourage others to get involved”
0%
“There”s nothing we won”t protest”
0%
“We save it for the classroom”
29%
“Sometimes, but not often”
71%
“There”s usually intelligent conversation to be found”
0%
“All the time, including weekends”
0%
“I”m always terrified”
0%
“I only go out in groups”
14%
“I usually let someone know where I”m going”
86%
“I feel extremely safe”
0%
“We don”t play sports”
0%
“We play recreationally”
57%
“We bought the gear”
43%
“We live for the big game”
0%
“It”s not really our thing”
0%
“Occasinally we gallery crawl”
86%
“There are a variety of opportunities”
14%
“We”re a very artistic group”
0%
“Haven”t met them”
0%
“Available in class”
43%
“They keep regular office hours”
57%
“They”re always available”
0%
“No greek life, but other groups to join”
43%
“There is some involvement, but not a lot”
57%
“Plenty of people join a sorority or fraternity”
0%
“It”s everything. If you”re not greek, you”re a geek”
14%
“We”re not into drinking at all”
71%
“Maybe a little, but it”s not a big thing”
14%
“We only party on weekends”
0%
“There”s some drinking happening every night”
14%
“Never, we”re here to learn”
57%
“There might be people who do”
14%
“People are known to partake on weekends”
14%
“There”s a huge drug scene”
0%
“We”re apathetic”
29%
“We know about current events and vote”
71%
“We participate and encourage others to get involved”
0%
“There”s nothing we won”t protest”
0%
“We save it for the classroom”
29%
“Sometimes, but not often”
71%
“There”s usually intelligent conversation to be found”
0%
“All the time, including weekends”
0%
“I”m always terrified”
0%
“I only go out in groups”
14%
“I usually let someone know where I”m going”
86%
“I feel extremely safe”
0%
“We don”t play sports”
0%
“We play recreationally”
57%
“We bought the gear”
43%
“We live for the big game”
0%
“It”s not really our thing”
0%
“Occasinally we gallery crawl”
86%
“There are a variety of opportunities”
14%
“We”re a very artistic group”
0%
“Haven”t met them”
0%
“Available in class”
43%
“They keep regular office hours”
57%
“They”re always available”
0%
“No greek life, but other groups to join”
43%
“There is some involvement, but not a lot”
57%
“Plenty of people join a sorority or fraternity”
0%
“It”s everything. If you”re not greek, you”re a geek”
14%
“We”re not into drinking at all”
71%
“Maybe a little, but it”s not a big thing”
14%
“We only party on weekends”
0%
“There”s some drinking happening every night”
14%
“Never, we”re here to learn”
57%
“There might be people who do”
14%
“People are known to partake on weekends”
14%
“There”s a huge drug scene”

Concord University REVIEWS

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  • How would you rate on-campus housing?

    51 Students rated on-campus housing 3.4 stars. 6 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate off-campus housing?

    43 Students rated off-campus housing 2.6 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate campus food?

    56 Students rated campus food 2.7 stars. 13 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate campus facilities?

    57 Students rated campus facilities 3.5 stars. 23 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate class size?

    57 Students rated class size 4.3 stars. 54 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate school activities?

    57 Students rated school activities 3.3 stars. 21 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate local services?

    58 Students rated local services 3.4 stars. 26 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate academics?

    57 Students rated academics 4.1 stars. 49 % gave the school a 5.0.

What's your overall opinion of Concord University?

7 Students rated Concord University

Emily

Concord University is a great school. It is the most beautiful school I have ever seen. The school has many things for their students to get involved in. Concord has a great business program and many other programs also. Attending Concord University has been the best idea I have ever made.

Taylor

My overall opinion of Concord University is that it has a very safe environment surrounding the campus, however there are very few activities to be done (if you are without personal transportation). The class sizes are rather small, allowing each student to be heard, as well as giving each student equal opportunity to be heard by the professors.

Catherine

Concord is located in a small town, within a small county, and within a small state. This atmosphere may be difficult for some who come from other countries or far off states. Concord does not have a big city, big University atmosphere. The closest town, does not have a lot to offer either. There is minimal nightlife and shopping. The local town supports Concord students as well with discounts. What Concord does have is challenging academics and strong faculty, staff support for students. The faculty and staff really want students to succeed. There is a strong sports, and fraternity-sorority atmosphere. Concord does have events for students such as special guests, and activities. Concord has a strong Arts program. The international students have support here. Overall, it is a great school where you are not just a face and a number. The faculty and staff truly invest in students. You will learn here.

Allicia

I believe Concord is a good school, though not for everyone because it's a relatively small school. I believe there has been poor oversight of finances recently and that a second look should be taken at what else can be done before classes/programs begin to be cut.

Concord University FAQS

  1. What is the Acceptance Rate at Concord University?

    The fall 2020 acceptance rate for Concord University is 81%. That means, out of _____ applications received in 2020 , _____ students were offered admission. The number of males who applied was _____ vs the number of females which was _____.

  2. What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

    The advice that I would give to someone looking for a college is to do your research online and ask around about the university. Looks may be deceiving and you need to make sure that you know what you want to do and what you are willing to sacrifce to get where you're going. As far as making the most of the college experience, don't get tied down with any one thing. Truly experience college. Do new things that you wouldn't normally do and enjoy yourself.

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  3. What's unique about your campus?

    The professors were supportive of continuing education. They frequently offered advice and experience related to getting into graduate school.

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  4. Describe the students at your school.

    generally nice and talkative, willing to open up if given the chance.

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  5. What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

    The parking at Concord University for commuter students is extremely lax - small spaces, as well as lack of spaces available.

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  6. Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

    Concord University is small place that offers a multitude of opportunities for the future as well as the present with friendly, helpful, and well educated faculty and friendships with students that will last a lifetime.

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  7. What's the most frustrating thing about your school?

    The most frustrating thing about Concord University is trying to talk to the staff and have your questions answered. Many professors are not avaliable during their office hours and even miss scheduled appointments. The administration is more worried about covering up problems the school faces instead of dealing with them. So if you need to talk to them about an issue, you never receive a straight answer.

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  8. What's the one thing you wish someone had told you about freshman year?

    I wish I would have known just how much you would need a car at this campus.

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  9. What kind of person should attend this school?

    Someone who is focused on a quality education and isn't afraid to get out there and meet new people.

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  10. Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

    I am a social work major, and Concord has an amazing, well accreditted Social work program. Those who graduate Concord go on to have very success careers in the Social Work field.

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  11. What kind of person should not attend this school?

    None

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  12. What do you brag about most when you tell your friends about your school?

    it's pretty friendly and if you know the right people, you'll do really well.

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  13. Describe your favorite campus traditions.

    Concord University is best known for the rigorous and esteemed classes and professors. If you graduate from Concord, you will most likely be accepted directly into graduate school or find a job right after graduation. Since Concord is in southern West Virginia, the local and campus community is filled with hard-working adults and students who genuinely care for your well being and are focused on the rural lifestyle.

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  14. What are the academics like at your school?

    The academics here are very challanging, but the professors are wonderful in guiding me through everything when I need help. Just from my first semester here, I have noticed that my English and writing skills have improved, including my speech and confidence in broadcasting.

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  15. What are the most popular student activities/groups?

    The most popular activities and groups are the sororities and the fraternities. As well as the basketball and football team. They are very popular and as I have heard, a lot of fun! Sororities and fraternities are probably the most important because it is such a small campus and a lot of freshman want to make friends quickly. It helps people identify who they truly are.

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  16. What is your overall opinion of this school?

    What's the best thing about this school? The community is amazing! Is your school too large, too small, or just right? Just right! You will always see someone you know, or have at least seen before, but you will also meet someone new almost every day! College town, or "what college town?" The Fargo/Moorhead area is home to 3 major schools (Concordia, MSUM, NDSU) and is the home for many fun activities for college students! Many places give special college discounts as well! What's your opinion of this school's administration? All the professors really enjoy getting to know their students one on one. When you come to Concordia, you get a personalized experience, academically and socially. Is there a lot of school pride? Oh yes! And, it isn't just for our sporting teams! There is a lot of pride in other student activities like choir, band, speech, etc... Is there anything unusual about this school? Our mascot is an ear of corn! :) What's one experience you'll always remember? I will always remember the homecoming bonfires, and all the great on campus experiences! What are the most frequent student complaints? The main "complaints" are about the weather. It does get a bit chilly in Moorhead, but after a week or two, it is easy to adjust!

    Read all  1 answers
  17. What is the stereotype of students at your school? Is this stereotype accurate?

    -the best friend from down the street everyone at Concordia is extremely close. As we like to say, Concordia: cold weather, but warm hearts!

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Student Body

Students

59%

female

41%

male

2,102

Total Undergrad Enrollment

349

Total Grad Students

14%

Out-Of-State

83%

In-State

3%

International

Organizations

61

Student Organizations

5

Fraternities

4

Sororities

Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

43%

of students living on campus

Student Diversity

% American Indian/Alaskan Native
N/A
% Asian/Pacific Islander
1%
% Black or African-American
6%
% Hispanic/Latino
1%
% White or Caucasian
85%

TUITION & AID

All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA. Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.

97% of students attending Concord University receive some sort of financial aid. 50% were awarded federal grants. While 43% received federal loans. Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.

Cost Out of State

$15,722

Tuition and fees(Out of state)

$1,100

Books and Supplies

$8,350

Room and Board

25,172

Total On Campus

Actual Cost By Income Level(W/Financial Aid)

Family Income
Cost
$0 - $30K
$6,121
$30 - $48K
$6,165
$48 - $75K
$8,697
$75 - $110K
$11,233
$110K & UP
$12,174

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