Concord University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$8,050
2.21% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$9,201
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
15.6%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
81.9%
1,886 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
1,886
81.3% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
37.9%
213 Graduates

About

Concord University is a higher education institution located in Mercer County, WV. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Concord University were General Studies (71 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (45 degrees), and Social Work (40 degrees).

In 2019, 497 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Concord University. 69.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 30.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (435 degrees), 21.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (20 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Concord University is $8,050, which is $−13,976 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Concord University is $8,050, which is $−13,976 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,201.

In 2019, 91% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 50% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$8,050
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Concord University was $8,050. The cost of tuition at Concord University is $−13,976 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$9,201
2019 Value
1.41%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Concord University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,201. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Concord University grew by 1.41%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,988
Room and Board
$1,100
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Concord University was of $8,988 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board increased by 4% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

91%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
50%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

91% of undergraduate students at Concord University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2018, when 91% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
15.6%
2017 Default Rate
111
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Concord University was 15.6%, which represents 111 out of the 711 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Concord University received 1,886 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 12.9% annual growth. Out of those 1,886 applicants, 1,545 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 81.9% acceptance rate.

There were 1,886 students enrolled at Concord University in 2019, and 84% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Concord University has an overall enrollment yield of 24.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

81.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
1,545
Accepted Out of 1,886

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Concord University was 81.9% (1,545 admissions from 1,886 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 89%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 12.9%, while admissions grew by 3.97%.

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SAT Scores

84%
Submission Percentage
311
Scores Submitted

84% of enrolled first-time students at Concord University in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Concord University has a total enrollment of 1,886 students. The full-time enrollment at Concord University is 1,533 students and the part-time enrollment is 353. This means that 81.3% of students enrolled at Concord University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Concord University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 81.7% White, 5.57% Black or African American, 2.44% Two or More Races, 1.01% Hispanic or Latino, 0.583% Asian, 0.477% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.212% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Concord University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (49.2%), followed by White Male (30.5%) and Black or African American Male (3.55%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (69.1%), followed by White Male (16.5%) and Black or African American Male (5.15%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

81.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Concord University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,886 students. The full-time enrollment at Concord University is 1,533 and the part-time enrollment is 353. This means that 81.3% of students enrolled at Concord University are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

59%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Concord University was 59%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), Concord University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,541
  2. Black or African American
    105
  3. Two or More Races
    46

The enrolled student population at Concord University is 81.7% White, 5.57% Black or African American, 2.44% Two or More Races, 1.01% Hispanic or Latino, 0.583% Asian, 0.477% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.212% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 193 more women than men received degrees from Concord University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Concord University is white (435 degrees awarded). There were 21.8 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (20 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Concord University is General Studies (71 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (45 degrees) and Social Work (40 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Concord University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (99 degrees awarded), History (12 degrees), and Education (91 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Concord University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,566,754 people), Secondary school teachers (590,088 people), Education administrators (309,518 people), Postsecondary teachers (262,207 people), and Other managers (236,674 people).

The most specialized majors at Concord University are Public Administration and Social Service (99 degrees awarded), History (12 degrees), Education (91 degrees), Physical Sciences (13 degrees), and English (12 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Concord University are Surgeons, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Public relations specialists

The most specialized majors at Concord University are Public Administration and Social Service (99 degrees awarded), History (12 degrees), Education (91 degrees), Physical Sciences (13 degrees), and English (12 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Concord University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,010,186 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (536,092 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (234,904 people), Legal services (164,711 people), and Individual & family services (156,185 people).

The most specialized majors at Concord University are Public Administration and Social Service (99 degrees awarded), History (12 degrees), Education (91 degrees), Physical Sciences (13 degrees), and English (12 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Concord University.
Most Common
  1. 71 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 45 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 40 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Concord University was General Studies with 71 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

152
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
345
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 152 degrees were awarded to men at Concord University, which is 0.441 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (345).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 20 degrees were awarded to men at Concord University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.8 times less than the 25 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 89 degrees were awarded to women at Concord University in Social Work, which is 8.9 times more than the 10 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

18%
100% Completion Time
35%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 18% of students graduating from Concord University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 35% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 36% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Concord University is Female and Hispanic or Latino (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    435 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    20 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Concord University is white (435 degrees awarded). There were 21.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (20 degrees).

0.805% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    312 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    123 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Concord University is white female (312 degrees awarded). There were 2.54 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (123 degrees).

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Operations

Concord University has an endowment valued at nearly $36.5M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $294k (0.806%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, Concord University had a total salary expenditure of $37.7M. Concord University employs 33 Professors, 32 Assistant professors, and 20 Associate professors. Most academics at Concord University are Male Professors (18), Male Assistant professors(18), and Female Professors (15).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Concord University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 41 employees, Management, with 27 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 26 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$36.5M
2019 Endowment
44.2%
growth from 2018

Concord University has an endowment valued at about $36.5M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Concord University grew 44.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.99M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.48M - Federal
  2. $4.86M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Concord University received $2.48M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.86M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$15.8M
2019 Salaries
2.05%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Concord University paid a median of $15.8M in salaries, which represents 41.9% of their overall expenditure ($37.7M) and a 2.05% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.73% decline from 2017 and a 3.59% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.1M
Instructional Salaries
104
Number of Employees

In 2019, Concord University paid a total of $6.1M to 104 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
33 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
41 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Concord University were Professor with 33 employees; Assistant professor with 32 employees; and Assistant professor with 20 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Concord University were Office and Administrative Support with 41 employees; Management with 27 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 26 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Concord University was Male Professor with 18 employees, Male Assistant professor with 18 employees, and Female Professor with 15 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Concord University.

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