981
Students
Financial aid thermometer
22,284
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
41
1698/4103
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Rural
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Overview

Alderson Broaddus University is a Comprehensive institution located in Philippi, WV, in a rural setting.

Location & Contact

Address 101 College Hill Drive
Campus Box 2003
Philippi, WV  26416
United States
Contact Mr. Erika L. Thon
Director of Admissions
Email: thonel@ab.edu
Phone: 304-457-6256
Fax: 304-457-6239

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Pre-theology/pre-ministerial Studies Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,103
Applied
1,698
Accepted
981
Enrolled
41%
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Female Admissions

1,866
Females Applied
795
Females Accepted
43%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,237
Males Applied
903
Males Accepted
40%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.2
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Required for some programs Interview
3 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported August 31st Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 21 18 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

27,700
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Fees

210
Full-time student fees
8,960
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

22,284
Avg. Financial Aid Package
23,207
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
18,582
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,047
Avg. Loan Aid
9,505
Avg. Grant Aid
20,274
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
90%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
33%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

981
Total undergrad students
5%
International Students
63%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.18%
Black or African American 18.04%
White or Caucasian 70.03%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.71%
Asian 1.12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.41%
Two or more races 0.92%

Gender

Male (54.13%)
Female (45.87%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 84%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Greek Week and Gold Rush Games

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
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Most popular organizations:
AAPA/Hu C. Myers Society, Alpha Beta Nu, Student Athletic Advisory Committee, Sigma Alpha Iota and Kappa Xi Omega

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Other Campus Security & Safety:
emergency notification system, lighted pathways and sidewalks

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
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Gymnastics No No No
Lacrosse No Checkmark Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
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Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
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Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Checkmark Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
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Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
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Gymnastics No Checkmark Checkmark
Lacrosse No Checkmark Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
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Swimming And Diving No Checkmark Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
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Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
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Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

87
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 56
Part-time - 31
Male - 41
Female - 46