More people will now be able to afford a college education as Concord University in Mercer County expands its tuition discount program.
The expansion will now include certain locations in Virginia, North Carolina and Maryland. The changes will apply to a new students for the 2019-2020 academic year. This includes full-time freshman, transfers and re-admitted students. Students who come from the areas included in the expansion will now be able to attend Concord University at a reduced out-of-state tuition.
“In an effort to help students and families reduce costs, we are pleased to offer a reduced tuition for students from select areas out of state,” said William Allen, Interim Vice President and Chief Enrollment Management Officer. “Concord provides our students great opportunities and we want to make our experience as affordable as possible.”
Virginia counties being added to the tuition discount include: Roanoke Region – Wythe, Pulaski, Montgomery and Roanoke; Charlottesville Region – Albermarle; and Northern Virginia – Fauquier, Prince William, Stafford, Fairfax and Arlington.
Maryland counties being added include: Southern Maryland – Frederick, Montgomery and Prince George’s.
North Carolina counties being added include: Charlotte Region – Mecklenberg, Gaston, Lincoln, Cabarrus and Union; and Raleigh Region – Wake, Durham, Chatham and Orange.