Concord University, founded in 1872, is a public, liberal arts institution located in Athens, West Virginia in the United States. Known for its picturesque campus, it has been called “The Campus Beautiful” for its scenic location on a knoll overlooking the mountains in the area. Concord is a close-knit community where students and faculty know each other on a first-name basis. Concord University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The university is currently seeking international students looking to enroll in their undergraduate programs.
UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
- Submit completed application (no fee required)
- A minimum 2.0 GPA is required for admission
- Submit transcripts, diplomas and/or certifications (SAT/ACT not required)
- Submit TOEFL/IELTS score (TOEFL Internet based 60, TOEFL Paper-based 500 or IELTS 6.0)
UNDERGRADUATE TUITION & FEES (2021-20) $17,486
Room & Board $9,374
CU academic opportunities are based on academic ability; need-based opportunities are not available. Applicants are reviewed for academic scholarship during the admission process. Awards are noted in yearly amounts.
Scholarship GPA Range Amount
Maroon & Gray 2.75 – 2.99 $3,000
International Dean’s 3.0 – 3.49 $5,000
Int’l Presidential 3.5 – 4.0 $8,000
The studentships are renewable for up to 4 years. Students must maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA to renew each semester.
Scholarship GPA Range Amount
Int’l Transfer* 2.75 – 3.49 $3,000
Int’l Transfer Distinction 3.5 – 4.0 $5,000
*Minimum year of U.S. university coursework – no ESL. The studentships are renewable for up to 3 years
Small class size
On-campus ESL program
US and international internships
On-Campus career fairs
Located in the heart of West Virginia’s top outdoor recreational area where skiing, whitewater rafting, snowboarding, hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, camping, golfing, and other outdoor recreational opportunities are abundant.
Concord is a NCAA Division II school and a member of the Mountain East Conference
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CU offers more than 70 student clubs and organizations, a student government, socially active Greek life with fraternities and sororities, and pre-professional societies. Concord University’s Student Activities Committee is a campus organization that sponsors many events each semester, including comedians, lecturers, musicians, and other entertainers.
Six residence halls featuring community living areas and suites. All residential housing facilities are wired for cable television and internet and include study lounges, television lounges, kitchens and laundry facilities.
The Princeton Review “2018 Best Colleges: Region by Region – Best Southeastern”
U.S. News & World Report “Among the Best Regional Colleges South 2016”
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