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 2,000 students.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this school. Scores within the range of 900 (25th percentile) to 1100 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and between 17 (25th percentile) to 23 (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 2.80 - 3.18. Approximately 80% of all applicant were accepted at Concord University, and from those that were granted acceptance around 24% continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Concord University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Concord University was reported as 81.9% in Fall 2020 with over 1,890 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

  • ACT Scores: 17 - 23
  • Average GPA: 2.80 - 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 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Concord University has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 81.1%
  • 2017-2018: 90.2%
  • 2018-2019: 89.0%
  • 2019-2020: 81.9%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 79.4%

How Does Concord University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Concord University is forty-four percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Bluefield State College94.5%
Bluefield College99.4%
West Virginia University Institute of Technology51.1%
Roanoke College74.8%
Hollins University71.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores 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 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Concord University (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading450 - 560
Math450 - 540
Total Score900 - 1100
ACT®Score Range
English16 - 23
Math16 - 23
Composite Score17 - 23
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