9/12/2013 5:07 PM
ATHENS - Concord University is among the best regional colleges in the South, according to US News and World Report. The 2014 edition ranks the school as the number one public institution in West Virginia, and fourth in the top five public schools in that category. Rankings are based on academic quality through measures like graduation rate, SAT scores and student/faculty ratio. Admissions officials plan to capitalize on the recognition.