Concordia College Alabama

  • Concordia College-Selma is one of the ten Colleges and Universities of the Concordia University System (CUS) in the United States and Canada. Our beloved College is a comprehensive place that offers students the opportunity to obtain an excellent education in the vibrant and supportive historical community of Selma, Alabama. The heart of Concordia College-Selma’s success resides in our dedicated faculty, vigorous student body, and outstanding staff members. Our campus is one of a wide range of experiences, cultures, and opportunities. By the grace of God, during this academic year we will continue our many efforts to make the College’s educational, research and athletics programs ever stronger and more meaningful.
School Highlights
  • Concordia College Alabama serves 546 students (94% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 39%.
  • Concordia College Alabama is one of 2 community colleges within Dallas County, AL.
  • The nearest community college to Concordia College Alabama is George C Wallace State Community College-Selma (0.9 miles away).

Top Placements

Concordia College Alabama places among the top 20% of community colleges in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Concordia College Alabama(AL) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPublic
Total Faculty25 staff73 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Concordia College Alabama has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Concordia College Alabama diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment546 students1,756 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:128:1
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# Full-Time Students512 students1,004 students
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# Part-Time Students34 students752 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
350128
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% Hispanic
-
2%
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% Black
95%
24%
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% White
2%
61%
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% Non Resident races
3%
-
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Diversity Score0.100.56
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$23,700$29,500
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $10,320 is less than the state average of $12,889. The private state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$10,320$12,889
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%94%
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Median Debt for Graduates$32,000$11,250
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Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$5,500
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Acceptance Rate53%61%
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Alabama public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,427 per year for in-state students and $8,152 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,889 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Alabama is 79%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Alabama community colleges have a diversity score of 0.56, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Alabama is Herzing University-Birmingham. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.