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Athens, West Virginia

Concord University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Concord University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
89%
Admission Difficulty for Concord University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Concord University and can I get accepted? The school has a 89% acceptance rate ranking it #11 in West Virginia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,486 out of 1,670 applicants were admitted making Concord University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 68 percent. Concord University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 29% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Concord University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
920-1120
Applicants Submitting SAT
40%
SAT Scores for Concord University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 460
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 920
SAT Scores for Concord University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1120
Average SAT Score 1020

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Concord University?

Concord University typically requires applicants to be in the top 74 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 920 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 820. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1020 out of 1600. The school ranks #10 in West Virginia for highest average SAT composite score. 40 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Concord University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1120 and Above Good >93%
1020 to 1120 Avg + 89%-93%
920 to 1020 Avg - 83%-89%
820 to 920 Reach 74%-83%
Less than 820 Low <74%
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Concord University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
79%
ACT Scores for Concord University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Concord University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Concord University?

Admission data indicates that Concord University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #12 in West Virginia for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 79 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Concord University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Concord University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >94%
20 to 23 Avg + 89%-94%
18 to 20 Avg - 84%-89%
16 to 18 Reach 78%-84%
Less than 16 Low <78%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.23
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into Concord University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Concord University was 3.23 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #11 in West Virginia for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.23 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Concord University accepts 89% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Concord University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 23% Good
3.50 to 3.75 14% Good
3.25 to 3.50 16% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 16% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 20% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 9% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 2% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

75% of Concord University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Concord University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 19%
Top 25% of class 44%
Top 50% of class 75%
Bottom 50% of class 25%
Bottom 25% of class 7%

Admission Statistics

Concord University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 933 737 1,670
Accepted 833 653 1,486
Acceptance Rate 89% 89% 89%
Enrolled 244 186 430
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 29% 28% 29%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Concord University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Concord University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Required

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Concord University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=237330 IPEDS survey data for Concord University.

Frequently Asked Questions

40% of students submit their SAT scores to Concord University. 79% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

89% of those who apply are granted admission to Concord University. Admission competition is and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 920 and 1120. 40% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 23. 79% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.