Alderson Broaddus University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Alderson Broaddus University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,155 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1932 and is the only school located in Philippi, West Virginia.

Alderson Broaddus University is affiliated with American Baptist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
39
Fair
Associate's degree, bachelor's degree, and master's degree are offered at Alderson Broaddus University.

Alderson Broaddus University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 39 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Medical Assistant, Education, Music, and Biology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
55%
Bad
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.

Alderson Broaddus University student retention rate is low at 55% (way below West Virginia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
17 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Alderson Broaddus University is low: 45%.

Student to faculty ratio at Alderson Broaddus University is decent - 17:1. Find out more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$24,300
High
Average tuition prices are very high, about $24,000 a year. The additional fees at Alderson Broaddus University beyond tuition are around $300, which makes it a total of $24,300 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
54%
Doable
According to government data, 4,206 applications were submitted and 2,258 were accepted; so it is not very 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 University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,700
Medium
Alderson Broaddus University 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
D
Unsafe
Alderson Broaddus University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 1,100 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low - around $3,700 a year.

Based on the college crime data, Alderson Broaddus University appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Alderson Broaddus University Location and Maps



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