Concordia College Alabama

1712 Broad Street
Selma, AL 36701-0000
Tel: (334)874-5700
  • 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 is George C Wallace State Community College-Selma (0.90 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 37% over five years.
Concordia College Alabama(AL) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPublic
Total Faculty25 staff73 staff
Concordia College Alabama Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 546 has declined by 24% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has grown by 400% over five years.
Total Enrollment546 students1,756 students
Concordia College Alabama Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio22:128:1
Concordia College Alabama Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students512 students1,004 students
Concordia College Alabama Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students34 students752 students
Concordia College Alabama Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Concordia College Alabama Enrollment Breakdown AL All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
Concordia College Alabama Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% Hispanic
Concordia College Alabama Hispanic (2010-2011)
% Black
Concordia College Alabama Black (2007-2016)
% White
Concordia College Alabama White (2007-2016)
% Non Resident races
Concordia College Alabama Non Resident (2009-2013)
Concordia College Alabama Ethnicity Breakdown AL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.0.100.56
Concordia College Alabama Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$23,700$29,700
Concordia College Alabama Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $10,320 is less than the state average of $12,713. The private state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$10,320$12,713
Concordia College Alabama In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%94%
Concordia College Alabama % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$32,000$11,500
Concordia College Alabama Median debt for students who have completed (2010-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$6,002
Concordia College Alabama Median debt for students who have not completed (2010-2015)
Acceptance Rate53%61%
Concordia College Alabama Percent Admitted (2014-2016)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Alabama community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.56, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Alabama is Herzing University-Birmingham. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.