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#3500 Overall Influence #366 Desirability Rank

Concord University

Public, liberal arts institution located in Athens, West Virginia, United States

From Wikipedia

Concord University is a public university in Athens, West Virginia. It was founded on February 28, 1872, when the West Virginia Legislature passed "an Act to locate a Branch State Normal School, in the town of Concord Church, in the County of Mercer". This normal school was founded by veterans of both the Union and the Confederacy, Concord is named for the ideal of "harmony and sweet fellowship".

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

1,639

Acceptance

91%

Graduation Rate

38%

Median SAT Score

1000

Median ACT Score

20

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$8,050

Fees (in-state)

$335

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$35,700

Employed

83%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

2K

Under-Grads

2K

Graduates

0K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

1000 Vermillion Street, Athens WV 24712

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

0 per 100K

Violent Crime

0 per 100K

What is Concord University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#2658 World Rank
Education
#2592 World Rank
Political Science
#367 World Rank
Social Work
#2475 World Rank
History
#1970 World Rank
Mathematics
#1827 World Rank
Psychology
#4059 World Rank
Biology
#3596 World Rank
Literature
#2409 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#7128 World Rank
Medical
#3684 World Rank
Chemistry
#4036 World Rank
Communications
#7683 World Rank
Sociology

Other areas of influence

#1426 World Rank
Law
#2580 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#3369 World Rank
Business
#3939 World Rank
Philosophy
#5101 World Rank
Physics
#5678 World Rank
Nursing
#5821 World Rank
Computer Science
#7532 World Rank
Anthropology
#7856 World Rank
Economics
#8709 World Rank
Engineering
#11722 World Rank
Religious Studies

Influential People

Who are Concord University's Most influential alumni?

Concord University 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Social Work, Law, and Psychology

John Hudson

William Laird IV

American politician

Patrick Lane

American politician

Sue Cline

Politician

Roy Cooper

American politician

Mike Green

American politician

Darrell Kestner

Professional golfer

John C. Tyson

African-American librarian

Kenny Mann

American politician

Frank Gillespie

American politician

Don Caruth

American politician

Daniel Richards

American professional wrestler