Concord University News
For Immediate Release: 
Aug 06 2006

Concord Announces Undergraduate Fall Schedule for 2006

Athens, W. Va. – Registration for classes for the fall semester at Concord University will be Friday, August 18 and classes will begin on Monday, August 21.

Reading day will be Thursday, December 14 and the University will conduct exams Friday, December 15 through Tuesday, December 19. Fall commencement will be Saturday, December 16 at 5 p.m.

Holidays for the fall will remain the same. Labor Day will be observed on Monday, September 4 and Thanksgiving recess will be Monday, November 20 through Friday, November 24.

Fall break will be Monday, October 16 and Tuesday, October 17.

According to Vice President and Academic Dean, Dr. Dean W. Turner, more than 715 undergraduate and graduate classes will be offered in Athens, Beckley and via distance delivery.

A list of courses is available on the University’s web site, www.concord.edu. Click on “Current Students” then “Schedules.”

Cost per undergraduate credit hour is $170 for in-state students and $385 for out-of-state students, plus appropriate lab and technology fees; books are extra. Payment is due before the first day of class, and a late registration fee of $25 will be added beginning Tuesday, August 22.

First time enrollees should contact the University prior to the registration deadline.

Current Concord students in the Beckley area may register now at the Concord University Beckley Center, 307 Prince Street.

Beckley classes are taught either afternoons or evenings at various locations in Raleigh County.

Concord University reserves the right to make changes in the schedule and listing of courses.

For more information, call the Concord University Office of Admissions toll-free at 1-888-384-5249, 1-304-384-5248 or the Beckley Center of Concord University at 1-304-255-0793.

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CONCORD UNIVERSITY NOTES: The University offers more than 86 majors, minors and programs. The most popular majors are: accounting, advertising and graphic design, athletic training, biology, business administration, computer science, pre-law, management, pre-med, psychology, recreation and tourism management, social work, sociology and teacher education. Enrollment averages 3,015 students (headcount) from 27 states and 22 nations; 59 percent female, 41 percent male, 6 percent minorities and 4 percent international students; 14 percent are from out-of-state. The average class size is 19. Of the more than 100 full-time faculty, 85 percent hold the highest degree in their disciplines. The student-to-faculty ratio is 22:1. All courses and laboratories are taught by faculty, not teaching assistants. Concord offers BS, BA, BSW, M.Ed., RBA and AA degrees. The University awards more than $21 million a year in scholarships, grants, and other forms of financial aid. More than 91 percent of the University’s freshmen receive some level of financial support.

Persons with disabilities should contact Nancy Ellison, 1-304-384-6086 or 1-800-344-6679, extension 6086 if special assistance or help is required for access to an event scheduled by the University on campus.

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