Concordia College Selma

Concordia College Selma

Concordia College-Selma, which was established as the Alabama Lutheran Academy and Junior College in November, 1922, was founded by the Lutheran Synodical Conference of North America. On July 1, 1981, the institute's name was changed to Concordia College-Selma. It is located in Selma, Alabama.

Concordia College-Selma confers the Associate of Arts degree in general studies, and childhood development. Bachelor of Science degrees are awarded in business administration, and education. The academic divisions of the college are:

  • Division of Business and Computer Information Systems
  • Division of Education
  • Division of General Education
  • Division of Social Studies, Social/Behavioral Sciences, and Theology
  • Hornets Academy

The sports teams of Concordia College-Salem, which are known as the Hornets, participate in football, soccer, softball, track and field, and basketball. The college is a member of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, and the National Collegiate Athletic Association.

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Concordia College-Selma
1804 Green St
Selma , AL 36701

Concordia College-Selma Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching38elementary school teaching, kindergarten/preschool teaching, early childhood education
Business and Management17business management
Liberal Arts10liberal arts and sciences

Number of programs and degrees for Concordia College-Selma in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree184
Bachelor's degree474

Concordia College-Selma Student Body

Concordia College-Selma is a historically black college.

In 2007-2008, Concordia College-Selma had a total enrollment of 555 students (627 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 3%
Black 93%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 0%
(Foreign Students) 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 25%
20-21 23%
22-24 16%
25-29 9%
30-34 4%
35-39 6%
40-49 10%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)3%

Concordia College-Selma Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 25 %
Part-Time 7 %

Concordia College-Selma Room and Board (2007)

Concordia College-Selma offers campus housing for 315 of its 627 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Selma, Alabama for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Alabama Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Concordia College-Selma Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 6,826
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 6,826
Room and board $ 3,500
Room charge $ 1,200
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,300
Books and supplies $ 750
Other expenses $ 3,270

Financial Aid:
Concordia College-Selma participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1055400)

Concordia College-Selma Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*1*
Associate professorcalendar year3$55,3332*
Assistant professorcalendar year2*0*
Instructorcalendar year0*3$26,667
All faculty totalcalendar year6$56,0006$42,500

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Concordia College-Selma Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports10010

Concordia College-Selma Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

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What Sets Concordia College-Selma Apart:

% of degrees in education and teaching
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Minority % of student body
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Top 7%Concordia College-Selma Minority % of student body
Dorm rooms per full-time student
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Top 7%Concordia College-Selma Dorm rooms per full-time student
Salaries of full-time faculty
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Top 14%Concordia College-Selma Salaries of full-time faculty
% of degrees in business and management
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 17%Concordia College-Selma % of degrees in business and management
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 17%Concordia College-Selma Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 20%Concordia College-Selma Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)

checked Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod affiliation
checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Has ROTC (army)
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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