Alderson Broaddus College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - ExcellentSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Alderson Broaddus College is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 870 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1932 and is the only school located in Philippi, West Virginia.

Alderson Broaddus College is affiliated with American Baptist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
36
1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, and master's degree are offered at Alderson Broaddus College.

Alderson Broaddus College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 36 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical Assistant, Nursing, Medical, Biology, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
66%
Alderson Broaddus College student retention rate is relatively low at 66% (close to West Virginia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Alderson Broaddus College is low: 39%.

Student to faculty ratio at Alderson Broaddus College is pretty good - 12:1. Find out more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$22,900
Average tuition prices are high, about $22,600 a year. The additional fees at Alderson Broaddus College beyond tuition are around $300, which makes it a total of $22,900 a year.

Read the details about Alderson Broaddus College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
41%
According to government data, 3,726 applications were submitted and 1,514 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to enroll at this school.

This school will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score information at Alderson Broaddus College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,600
Alderson Broaddus College offers study abroad programs and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

This school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Alderson Broaddus College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 700 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low - around $3,600 a year.

Based on the college crime data, Alderson Broaddus College appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Alderson Broaddus College Location and Maps



Post Address: Alderson Broaddus College, 101 College Hill Drive, Philippi, West Virginia 26416-2035, USA
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