Alderson Broaddus University Rankings

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In the World#6690 of 14178
In North America#1693 of 2629
In the United States#1609 of 2528
In West Virginia#16 of 26
In Philippi#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
American Baptist
Acceptance rate
47%
Average SAT
960
Average ACT
19
Avg. cost to attend
$20,087 /y
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
836
Graduates
77
Male:Female Ratio
54:46
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
ab.edu

Alderson Broaddus University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate47%48%46%
Applicants3,9172,5541,361
Admissions1,8461,224622
Freshmen enrolled full time27118586

338 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

10 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
193 or 71%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 860
or below

75% of them
had 1060
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Alderson Broaddus University are 860-1060 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
75 or 28%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 16
or below

75% of them
had 22
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Alderson Broaddus University are 16-22 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White534 (59%)
Black or African American248 (27%)
Hispanic65 (7%)
Nonresident Alien36 (4%)
Two or more races10 (1%)
Asian10 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander4 (0.4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native2 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$20,087/year
Average aid awarded
$20,603
Students receiving aid
99%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$16,494
$30-48K$17,780
$48-75K$20,911
$75-110K$25,141
$110K+$24,898

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$29,000$29,000
Tuition in-state$29,000$29,000
Tuition out-of-state$29,000$29,000
Fee in-district$220$220
Fee in-state$220$220
Fee out-of-state$220$220

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,027
Combined charge for room and board$9,400
Room charge$4,700
Meal charge$4,700

Alderson Broaddus University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster's
Physician Assistant34
Business Administration and Management, General33
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse31
Biology & Biological Sciences, General18
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration12
Psychology, General11
Kinesiology and Exercise Science9
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management7
Elementary Education and Teaching6
Computer Science4
Marketing & Marketing Management, General4
Education, General3
General Studies3
Music, General3
Anatomy3
Accounting2
Mass Communication & Media Studies2
Environmental Science2
Political Science and Government, General2
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching2
Public Relations & Image Management2
Music Teacher Education2
Applied Mathematics, General2
History, General1
Journalism1
Christian Studies1
Legal Studies, General1
Natural Resources Management and Policy, Other1
Chemistry, General1
Grand Total616037
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate39%34%46%
  • Full-time retention rate - 50%

Publications & Citations

Publications
132
Citations
4,545

Publication count by topic

Biology
34
Medicine
28
Chemistry
24
Psychology
9
Computer science
8
Geography
6
Materials science
4
History
3
Environmental science
2
Sociology
2
Physics
2
Geology
1
Art
1
Economics
1
Mathematics
1
Political science
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Biology28331,958
Medicine3235759
Geography327779
Chemistry3466846
Materials science3789257
Computer science3896275
Geology41346
Environmental science429335
Psychology486559
Economics52711
Mathematics61251

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199013
199108
199207
199310
199413
199524
1996110
1997111
199829
1999112
2000216
2001117
2002221
2003125
2004057
2005024
2006133
2007132
2008435
2009357
2010566
2011385
20124131
201311177
20149226
201516339
20169472
20177567
201812522
201911634
20205643

General info

Alternative namesAlderson-Broaddus College
A-B
Founded1871
WikipediaAlderson Broaddus University
MottoYou can do that here
Colorsblue, gold
Academic CalendarAugust to July (August - December; January-May; May-July)
Total FTE staff207
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address101 College Hill Drive
Philippi, West Virginia, 26416-2035
United States
City population3,000
Phone3044571700
Fax+1 (304) 457 6239

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