Alderson Broaddus University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Philippi, WV

$29,220

Avg tuition

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About Alderson Broaddus University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Christian, American Baptist  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Alderson Broaddus University is a small private university located on a rural campus in Philippi, West Virginia. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 913, and admissions are very selective, with an acceptance rate of 47%. The university offers 30 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 39%, and a student-faculty ratio of 15:1. Tuition and fees for students are $29,220.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a competitive acceptance rate.

This school is a little more selective about its students. Competitive acceptance schools welcome 15-50% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

47% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Required

High school rank Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 860-1060

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 16-22

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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913

Students Enrolled

38%

Online Student Enrollment

15:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online
On-campus
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

58%

Black

27%

Hispanic

7%

Non-U.S. Citizen

4%

Two or more races

1%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Unknown

Information not available

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

45%

Socio-economic diversity

59% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

2

Total Online Enrollment

348

Student Location Breakout

38% 62%

Percent of Programs Online

95% On-campus

5% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Not offered

Associate Not offered

Bachelor's 3% online

Graduate Certificate Not offered

Master's 33% online

Doctorate Not offered

Financial Breakdown

On average, students at this school receive more financial aid than students at other schools.

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Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

59%

State Grant Aid

25%

Institution Grant Aid

99%

Pell Grant

59%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,931
State Grant Aid $2,806
Institution Grant Aid $17,051
Pell Grant Aid $4,715

Financial Outlook

$40k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$27k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.