Alderson Broaddus University Overview
Located in Philippi, West Virginia, Alderson Broaddus University is a private not-for-profit institution. The location of Alderson Broaddus University is a good match for students who are interested in living in a college town while they pursue their degree.
What Is Alderson Broaddus University Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the master's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Alderson Broaddus University.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 76% of the faculty were full-time.
- The average Alderson Broaddus University student graduates in 4.2 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.
Where Is Alderson Broaddus University?
Contact details for Alderson Broaddus University are given below.
|Address:||101 College Hill Drive, Philippi, WV 26416-2035|
How Do I Get Into Alderson Broaddus University?
You can apply to Alderson Broaddus University online at: https://ab.edu/future-students/online-application-domestic/
Admission Requirements for Alderson Broaddus University
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Alderson Broaddus University?
Approximately 58% of accepted students are men and 42% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 41%, and the acceptance rate for women is 40%.
Average Test Scores
About 43% of students accepted to Alderson Broaddus University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 470 and 540. Math scores were between 460 and 540.
Can I Afford Alderson Broaddus University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Alderson Broaddus University, approximately 84% of students took out student loans averaging $9,021 a year. That adds up to $36,084 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Alderson Broaddus University is 13.2%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
Alderson Broaddus University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 77 graduate students at the school.
Of the 790 full-time undergraduates at Alderson Broaddus University, 59% are male and 41% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Alderson Broaddus University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||245|
|Hispanic or Latino||61|
West Virginia students aren't the only ones who study at Alderson Broaddus University. At this time, 20 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 23 countries are represented at Alderson Broaddus University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, Spain, and United Kingdom.
Online Learning at Alderson Broaddus University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Alderson Broaddus University has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 19th most popular in West Virginia for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Alderson Broaddus University
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Alderson Broaddus University was 89.3%. This is the #367 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Alderson Broaddus University regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Alderson Broaddus University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Alderson Broaddus University ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Alderson Broaddus University.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Alderson Broaddus University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- Image Credit: By Valerius Tygart under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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