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Concord University Admission Requirements

Athens, West Virginia

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Chances of getting into Concord University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
81.9%
Admission Difficulty for Concord University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into Concord University and can I get accepted? The school has a 82% acceptance rate ranking it #11 in West Virginia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,545 out of 1,886 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 extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 74 percent. Concord University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 24% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Concord University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Concord University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
900-1100
Applicants Submitting SAT
40%
SAT Scores for Concord University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 450
SAT Math 25th 450
SAT Composite 25th 900
SAT Scores for Concord University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 560
SAT Math 75th 540
SAT Composite 75th 1100
Average SAT Score 1000

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Concord University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 78 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 900 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 800. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1000 out of 1600. The school ranks #13 in West Virginia for highest average SAT composite score. 40 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Concord University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1100 and Above Good >89%
1000 to 1100 Avg + 82%-89%
900 to 1000 Avg - 73%-82%
800 to 900 Reach 61%-73%
Less than 800 Low <61%
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Concord University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
17-23 
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 17
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 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 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 #8 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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Concord University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >89%
20 to 23 Avg + 82%-89%
17 to 20 Avg - 73%-82%
14 to 17 Reach 61%-73%
Less than 14 Low <61%
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Concord University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.23
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Concord University?

Applicants 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 82% 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

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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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%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Concord University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,096 790 1,886
Accepted 911 634 1,545
Acceptance Rate 83% 80% 82%
Enrolled 209 163 372
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 23% 26% 24%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 15, 2022
Days left to Apply
297

Applicants have 297 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jul 15, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Concord University is $0.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Concord University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

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

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.

FAQs

Does Concord University prefer SAT or ACT?

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

What is my chance of getting into Concord University?

82% of those who apply are granted admission to Concord University. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Concord University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 900 and 1100. 40% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Concord University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 23. 79% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.