Alderson Broaddus University

101 College Hill Rd, Philippi, United States
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  • Previously Enrolled
    26

Overview of Alderson Broaddus University

About this school

Alderson-Broaddus, a church-affiliated, liberal arts college, was founded in 1871 as Broaddus College. In 1932 it merged with Alderson Junior College and adopted its present name. The 170-acre campus is located in Philippi, near the location of the first land battle of the Civil War.
  • Website


    www.ab.edu/
  • Coeducational


    Co-ed

  • Graduate Students


    71

  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:981
    • Men:531 Men (54.1%)
    • Women:450 Women (45.9%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Alderson-Broaddus College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
1
Social Studies
1
3
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
-
-
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Required
August 1
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
101 College Hill Drive
City, State, Zip
Philippi, WV 26416
Phone
(304) 457-6256
Fax
(304) 457-6239
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
August 31
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
3 required for some freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
41% of 4,103 applicants were admitted
Women
43% of 1,866 applicants were admitted
Men
40% of 2,237 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
408 (24%) of 1,698 admitted students enrolled
Women
157 (20%) of 795 admitted students enrolled
Men
251 (28%) of 903 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.20
375 And Above
15%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
19%
2.50 - 2.99
25%
2.00 - 2.49
12%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
21 average |18-23 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
1%
• Score 24 - 29
20%
• Score 18 - 23
63%
• Score 12 - 17
16%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $26,610 (68.05%)
  • Room & Board: - $8,390 (21.46%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,200 (3.07%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,902 (7.42%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Alderson-Broaddus College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003806
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
250 (95.8%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
228 (91.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
228 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
61 (26.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
91%
Average Award
$23,207
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 228 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $22,405
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 197 (86.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,707
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 53 (23.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
30 (11.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $8,761

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
887 (95.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
787 (88.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
787 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
260 (33.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
90%
Average Award
$22,284
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 775 (98.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $20,274
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 664 (84.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,058
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 196 (24.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
126 (13.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,505

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
87%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$24,079
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
15.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
17.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (SDS), National Health Service Corps Scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Health Fields, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Applied Art and Design, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, International Students, Religious Affiliation

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,435

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


56

Part-Time Faculty


31

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


36%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 33% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 29% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 18% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 10% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 6% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 4% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 26% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 45% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 29% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
211,039
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
100
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Alderson-Broaddus College provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


55.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


39.4%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


47%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


49.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (30)


  • Accounting
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Christian Studies
  • Computer Science
  • Criminology
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Family Systems
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • History, General
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Biological/life sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Physician Assistant Studies

    Campus Life

    Location & Geography

    Population


    2,948

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    Campus Size


    170 acres

    Weather


    Temperature
    16.2 average low in January, 77.6 average high in September
    Rain
    153 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Bus Station
    25 mile(s) from campus in Clarksburg
    Nearest Train Station
    25 mile(s) from campus in Clarksburg

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Coed housing, disabled student housing

    Students of College Housing


    84% of all students

    Housing Restrictions


    Students required to live on campus through senior year

    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are guaranteed housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    16%

    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Not available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Not available

    Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


    Available

    Personal Support Services

    Health Service


    Offered

    Personal Counseling


    Offered

    Child Care


    Not offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    NCAA Division II
    Mascot
    Battler
    School Colors
    Navy blue, gold, and grey

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cheerleading
    Cross-Country Running
    Football
    Golf
    Gymnastics
    Lacrosse
    Soccer
    Softball
    Swimming And Diving
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball
    Wrestling

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cheerleading
    Cross-Country Running
    Football
    Golf
    Gymnastics
    Lacrosse
    Soccer
    Softball
    Swimming And Diving
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball
    Wrestling

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    badminton, basketball, bowling, football, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    Alderson-Broaddus College offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, aapa/hu c. myers society, alpha beta nu, student athletic advisory committee, sigma alpha iota, kappa xi omega

    Sororities


    4% of women participate

    Fraternities


    5% of men participate

    ROTC


    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    934

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    981
    Women
    450
    Men
    531

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 0.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 1.2% Asian
    • 18.9% Black/African-American
    • 4.4% Hispanic/Latino
    • 1.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
    • 73.4% White
    • 0.0% Unknown

    International Students


    4.6% from 18 countries

    Average Age


    21

    Number of Graduate Students


    71

    Student Resources

    Study resources