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Alderson Broaddus University
  • 4 Year
  • PHILIPPI, WV

Report Card

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade D minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade D+
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C minus
  11. Student Life
    grade C minus
  12. Safety
    grade B

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Alderson Broaddus is a private, Christian university located in Philippi, West Virginia. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 790 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Alderson Broaddus acceptance rate is 47%. Popular majors include Business, Nursing, and Marketing. Graduating 39% of students, Alderson Broaddus alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $34,500.

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101 COLLEGE HILL DRIVE
PHILIPPI, WV 26416
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Great Midwest Athletic Conference

Alderson Broaddus University Rankings

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AB Admissions

Acceptance Rate
47%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
860-1060
ACT Range
16-22
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$20,087 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$20,603 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
82%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 17 responses
76%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 21 responses
65%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 20 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    40%
  • On Campus
    59%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
790 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
46
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
59%
Varsity Athletes
60%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 10 responses
  • Sporty athletic
    100%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
97%
Poll
52%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 23 responses
Poll
42%
of students say almost everything on campus revolved around sports. 26 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 16 responses
  • Small but decently spaced out
    75%
  • Characteristics of both a small college and big
    13%
  • Friendly
    13%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$40,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
39%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
87%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 15 responses

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