43%

Acceptance Rate

$19,034

Avg.Financial Aid

003806

FAFSA Code

About Alderson Broaddus University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

911

Website

www.ab.edu/

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

American Baptist

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Alderson Broaddus University which is a private, American Baptist university, is located in Philippi, West Virginia. Interestingly, Alderson Broaddus University has an ethnically diverse student population. At ABU around 56% are white, 30% are Black or African American, and 7% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. And, at the university, around 94% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 43% of the students are females and 57% are males. Some of the notable alumni which the school has produced in its several years of existence are Richard F. Wilson, Ed Schrock, Jessica L. Wright, and Donovan Olumba. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Further, it boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. At ABU, 84 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Higher Learning Commission.

Location & Contact

Address

101 College Hill Drive

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 3044571700
Fax: 3044576239
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Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

43%

SAT Range

920 - 1100

ACT Range

18 - 22

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The admissions process is moderately difficult albeit selective in its approach. The students are required to submit a fee along with the admission form, in order to be considered for admission at Alderson Broaddus University. It is a non-refundable amount. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 860-1060 to improve her chances. The average ACT score at Alderson Broaddus University is 19. However, those getting an ACT score less than 16 might also be offered admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 101 College Hill Drive, Philippi, West Virginia 26416-2035, or call (304) 457-1700.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$19,742

Average Annual Cost

$27,700

Books And Supplies

$1,200

Other Fees

$210

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$8,960

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,882

Total One Year Cost

$40,952

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to ABU. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $44,268 per year. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($29,220), books and supplies ($1,200), room and boarding ($9,400), and budget for other expenses ($3,201). Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

14:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

51%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$119

Faculty Overview

51%

Male Professors

49%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

41 Graduates

Biology, General

26 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

26 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

23 Graduates

Criminology

21 Graduates

Music

10 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

10 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

9 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

8 Graduates

Chemistry

8 Graduates

Marketing

8 Graduates

Psychology, General

8 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

6 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

6 Graduates

Education, General

6 Graduates

Political Science and Government

6 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

5 Graduates

Computer Science

5 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

5 Graduates

Non-Professional General Legal Stud...

4 Graduates

Journalism

3 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

2 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

1 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

1 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

1 Graduates

Natural Resources Management and Po...

1 Graduates

Theological and Ministerial Studies

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

836

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

46%

Full-time

95%

Part-time

5%

Students Gender

Male

54%

US National: 44%

Female

46%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

64% White

0% Unknown

23% Black

5% Hispanic

1% Two or more races

5% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

68%

Out Of State

30%

In State

2%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$44,559 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 100% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

100%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$4,480/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,480/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,480/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Battler

School Colors

blue and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Great Midwest Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

420

Total Female Athletes

167

Intramural Sports

17

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Lacrosse

Rugby

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Track and Field

Volleyball

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Track and Field

Volleyball

Tumbling

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

No

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. At ABU, $9,400 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The number of female and male students at the university are 57% and 43%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$34,500/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$40,400/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$25,000

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$259 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$19,034

Students Receiving Federal Grants

58%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,630

Students Receiving State Aid

31%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,958

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$15,404

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$22,077

$30K - $48K

$22,526

$48K - $75K

$19,884

$75K - $110K

$16,296

> $110K

$11,464

The financial aid department of Alderson Broaddus University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $4,931, whereas the financial aid is $17,051. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $2,806, while the institutional aid is $17,051.

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