Concord #1 Among State’s 15 Best Value Institutions, Online Resource Says

ATHENS, W.Va. – Concord University has been ranked #1 among the “15 Best Value Colleges and Universities in West Virginia” by Best Value Schools.

According to the online resource, the institutions selected for this recognition “share a common goal – to prepare their students for a lifetime of financial and personal success without leaving your piggy bank in pieces.”

“We’ve always known Concord is a great value. We’re glad to be recognized for it.”

William Allen, Vice President of Enrollment Management

In compiling the ranking Best Value Schools utilized “a targeted methodology that sought to capture the essence of value: high quality academics, a strong track record of student satisfaction and post-grad success, and affordability.” The ranking categories used to select the top schools include graduation rate, net price, acceptance rate, and 20-year net return on investment.

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Sarah M. Pritchett
Concord University
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