Tuition & Fees

$25,350

$25,350

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

54%

46%

male

female

1
17

teacher

students

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Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,258
Declined + 1,948
Total Received 4,206
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Private (nonprofit)

1,085

undergraduate students

69

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Nursing
  3. Business Administration
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Codes

SAT 5005
ACT 4508

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
3%
500-599
32%
400-499
58%
300-399
6%
200-299
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
5%
500-599
42%
400-499
47%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
2%
500-599
19%
400-499
63%
300-399
16%
200-299
0
30-36
3%
24-29
21%
18-23
51%
12-17
25%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
24%
18-23
42%
12-17
33%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
23%
18-23
63%
12-17
12%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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School Facts

Alderson-Broaddus, founded in 1871 as Broaddus College, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. In 1932 it merged with Alderson Junior College. Its 170-acre campus is located in Philippi, WV.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,154
Established in 1871
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Baptist
Accredited by •  ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

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Philippi, WV

170-acre campus in Philippi (population: 3,244), 150 miles south of Pittsburgh. Major airport serves Pittsburgh; smaller airport serves Bridgeport (35 miles); bus and train serve Clarksburg (35 miles).

Alderson–Broaddus University
101 College Hill Drive
Philippi, WV 26416

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
85%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
96%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
3 fraternities 4% of male students
 
3 sororities 5% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
31%
Top 1/2
69%
Bottom 1/2
31%
Bottom 1/4
7%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
3%
500-599
32%
400-499
58%
300-399
6%
200-299
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
5%
500-599
42%
400-499
47%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
2%
500-599
19%
400-499
63%
300-399
16%
200-299
0
30-36
3%
24-29
21%
18-23
51%
12-17
25%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
24%
18-23
42%
12-17
33%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
23%
18-23
63%
12-17
12%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline August 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,258
Declined + 1,948
Total Received 4,206

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Not Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Essay

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Admissions Contact

Erika Thon
Director of Admissions
P: 800 263-1549
F: 304 457-6239
admissions@ab.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,344,779
State $885,291
Institutional $10,002,301
Other external $194,179
Total $13,426,550

Non-need-based

Federal $944
State $108,480
Institutional $1,655,821
Other external $57,232
Total $1,822,477

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
football
golf
gymnastics
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track (indoor)
track (outdoor)
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Mascot
Battler
School colors
blue and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Athletic Training
Biology
Business
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communications
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Education
Elementary Education
Elementary Education/K-6
Elementary Education/Multi-subject K-8
Environmental Science
Exercise Science
General Studies
Graphic/Web Design
Journalism/Professional Writing
Legal Studies
Marketing
Mass Communication
Mathematics
Ministry/Leadership
Music Education
Nursing
Nursing/L.P.N. to B.S.N.
Nursing/R.N. to B.S.N.
Petroleum Management
Physical Education
Physical Education/Health Education Pre-K-Adult
Physician Assistant Studies
Political Science
Pre-Dentistry
Pre-Law
Pre-Medicine
Pre-Pharmacy
Pre-Physical Therapy
Pre-Physician Assistant
Pre-Veterinary Science
Psychology
Public Relations
Secondary Education
Secondary Education/English 5-9
Secondary Education/General Mathematics 5-Adult
Secondary Education/General Science 5-9
Secondary Education/General Science 5-Adult
Secondary Education/Mathematics 5-9
Secondary Education/Mathematics 5-Adult
Secondary Education/Mental Impairment K-Adult
Secondary Education/Multicategorical Special Education K-Adult
Secondary Education/Social Studies 5-9
Secondary Education/Social Studies 5-Adult
Sport Management
Studio Art
Undecided
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Undergraduate

94%

1,085
students

Female
46%
503

Male
54%
582

Graduate

6%

69
students

Female
54%
37

Male
46%
32

undergraduateFull-time

96%

1,046
students

Female
46%
473

Male
54%
573

undergraduatePart-time

4%

39
students

Female
77%
30

Male
23%
9

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
16%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
71%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

36%

Transfer applicants accepted

51%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

70%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 15
Countries most often represented Australia
Canada
Italy
Spain
Sweden
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Mari I. Dionne
International Admissions Representative
304 457-6326
dionnemi@ab.edu

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