Concord University

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Concord University can be found in Athens, WV, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Concord University has an enrollment of over 2,900 students.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this school. Scores within the range of 1260 (25th percentile) to 1570 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and between 18 (25th percentile) to 24 (75th percentile) on the ACT is typical among applicants that get into this school. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Concord University average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.89 - 3.18. Approximately 50% of all applicant were accepted at Concord University, and from those that were granted acceptance around 43% continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Concord University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Concord University was reported as 45.7% in Fall 2013 with over 2,700 applications submitted to Concord University. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1260 - 1570
  • ACT Scores: 18 - 24
  • Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into Concord University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Concord University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Concord University has been on a downward trend over the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 59.6%
  • 2010-2011: 60.2%
  • 2011-2012: 51.6%
  • 2012-2013: 49.1%
  • 2013-2014: 45.7%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 50.3%

How Does Concord University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Concord University is twenty-one percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Bluefield State College42.7%
Bluefield College57.3%
Roanoke College72.8%
West Virginia University Institute of Technology51.3%
Hollins University69.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Concord University (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading430 - 530
Math420 - 520
Writing410 - 520
Total Score1260 - 1570
ACT®Score Range
English18 - 24
Math16 - 22
Composite Score18 - 24
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