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Alderson Broaddus University

  • Philippi, WV
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Rural
    setting
  • 48%52%
    student ratio
  • 1,052
    total students
  • $22,530 | $22,530
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 43%
    acceptance rate
  • Moderately Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 496
    sat math
  • 474
    sat reading
  • 444
    sat writing
  • 22
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Education
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Secondary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Family and consumer sciences
    • Family Systems
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • General Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biological and Biomedical Sciences Related
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Applied Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Christian Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Criminology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Fine/Studio Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Performance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Medical Radiologic Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Athletic Training
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Therapeutic Recreation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business/Commerce
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

43% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied4,892
    • Accepted2,114
    • Acceptance Rate43%
    • Enrolled1,052
    • Female Applicants2,212
    • Females Accepted966
    • Female Acceptance Rate43%
    • Male Applicants2,680
    • Males Accepted1,148
    • Male Acceptance Rate42%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      Minimum high school GPA of 2
    • Required for Some Interview
      Letter(s) of recommendation
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.20
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen August 31st Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer August 31st Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 474 420 520
    • SAT Math 496 450 530
    • SAT Writing 444 400 490
    • ACT Composite 22 19 24
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$22,530
    • Out-of-state tuition *$22,530
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$210.00
    • Room and board *$7,236.00
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students1,052
    • Male Student Percentage52%
    • Female Student Percentage48%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino3.9%
    • Black or African American15.78%
    • White or Caucasian72.62%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.67%
    • Asian1.14%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more races1.05%
    • Unknown%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout3% representing 12 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students56% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Special housing for disabled
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 81%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities Yes
    • Local sororities Yes
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations AAPA/Hu C. Myers Society, Alpha Beta Nu, Student Athletic Advisory Committee, Sigma Alpha Iota, Kappa Xi Omega
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Not Reported
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Not Reported
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other emergency notification system, lighted pathways and sidewalks

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division II
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badmington Yes No No
    • Baseball No Division X Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division X Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading No Division X Yes
    • Cross-country running No Division X Yes
    • Football Yes Division X Yes
    • Golf Yes Division X Yes
    • Gymnastics No No No
    • Lacrosse No Division X Yes
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division X Yes
    • Softball No No No
    • Swimming No Division X Yes
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track No Division X Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division C Yes
    • Water polo Yes No No
    • Wrestling No Division X Yes
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badmington Yes No No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division X Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading No Division X Yes
    • Cross-country running No Division X Yes
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf Yes Division X Yes
    • Gymnastics No Division X Yes
    • Lacrosse No Division X Yes
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division X Yes
    • Softball Yes Division X Yes
    • Swimming No Division X Yes
    • Tennis Yes Division X Yes
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track No Division X Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division X Yes
    • Water polo Yes No No
    • Wrestling No Division X Yes

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty100
    • Full-time Percentage63%
    • Part-time Percentage37%
    • Female Percentage51%
    • Male Percentage49%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio15:1 or 1,014 students to 66 faculty

Location & Contact

Alderson Broaddus University

101 College Hill Drive
Philippi, WV 26416
USA

Mr.Zachary Ward

Director of Admissions

Phone: 304-457-6256
Fax: 304-457-6239
Email: admissions@ab.edu



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