Overview

Applicants
4,206
Acceptance Rate
54%
Average HS GPA
3.20

GPA Breakdown

23%
Over 3.75
14%
3.50 - 3.74
11%
3.25 - 3.49
19%
3.00 - 3.24
23%
2.50 - 2.99
9%
2.00 - 2.49
1%
1.00 - 1.99

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SAT & ACT Test Scores

SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
440 - 510
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
450 - 530
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
19 - 23

Testing Policies


ACT Writing Policy
ACT with or without Writing accepted

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Selectivity Rating


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Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
17:1
Total Faculty
97
with Terminal Degree
36

53
Women
44
Men
7
Minority
2
International

Most frequent class size
2 - 9
Most frequent lab / sub section size
10 - 19

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Majors

  • BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES.

  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General.

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Accounting.
  • Business Administration and Management, General.
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General.

  • COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Journalism.
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies.
  • Public Relations/Image Management.

  • COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Computer Science.

  • EDUCATION.

  • Elementary Education and Teaching.
  • Music Teacher Education.
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
  • Secondary Education and Teaching.

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Athletic Training/Trainer.
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist.
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.

  • LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES.

  • Legal Studies, General.
  • Non-Professional General Legal Studies (Undergraduate).

  • MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS.

  • Applied Mathematics, General.

  • NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION.

  • Environmental Science.
  • Natural Resources Management and Policy.

  • PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES.

  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science.
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.

  • PHYSICAL SCIENCES.

  • Chemistry, General.

  • PSYCHOLOGY.

  • Psychology, General.

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES.

  • Criminology.
  • Political Science and Government, General.

  • THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS.

  • Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies.

  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS.

  • Fine/Studio Arts, General.
  • Graphic Design.
  • Music Performance, General.
  • Music, General.


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Master's

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Career Services

Alumni Network
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
On Campus Interviews
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

Notable Faculty


Prominent Alumni


Mr. Ronald Burbick
'67, Retired Executive, Schneller Incorporated, Kent, Ohio

Rev. Carmen Porco
'69, Founder/President Carmen Porco Consulting Services

Dr. David Carrico
'69, Executive Minister, West Virignia Baptist Convention

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Career Services

Alumni Network
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
On Campus Interviews
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Mar 1

Required Forms

FAFSA
State Aid

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$18,841

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$17,474

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,001

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
88%

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$23,715

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$24,004

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$23,930
Required Fees
$210
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$800

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$1,470
Transportation for Commuters
$1,500

On-Campus Room and Board
$7,606
Comprehensive Fee

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

National Health Service Corp Scholarships, Scholarship for disadvantaged students
Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Nursing Scholarships
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Other
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Nursing Loans
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
1,085
Foreign Countries Represented
15

Demographics

1.03%
Asian
16.04%
African-American
4.32%
Hispanic
72.51%
Caucasian
4.50%
International

46% female
54% male
63% are out of state
96% are full time
4% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
85%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

First-Year Students living on campus
96%

Campus Environment
Rural

Housing Options

Disabled Student
Dorms Coed

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
30
Number of Honor Societies
2

Number of Social Sororities
3
Number of Religious Organizations
4

4% join a fraternity
5% join a sorority

Sports

Athletic Division
Division II

Men's Sports (Battlers)
13 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball
Wrestling
Women's Sports (Battlers)
13 Sports

Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Golf
Gymnastics
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Day Care
Health

Sustainability


Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Fee for Network Use
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Through our bookstore, students can receive competitive rates.

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Erika Thon
Assistant Director of Admissions

Address
101 College Hill Drive
Campus Box 2003
Philippi, WV 26416

Phone
8002631549

Email
thonel@ab.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Rex Pyles Arena
Burbick Hall
EJ and Emma's at the Cave
Wilcox Chapel
Jazzman’s Café & Bakery

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Audra State Park
Snowshoe Resort
White Water Rafting

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:30 pm
8002631549

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: Varies

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
1 week

Contact Email Address for Visit
thonel@ab.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Benedum Airport, Clarksburg, WV (35 miles) Pittsburgh International Airport (150 miles)

Driving Instructions to Campus
From Interstate 79 Take ext 115 off of I-79. Turn onto Route 20 South. At the intersection of Routes 57 and 20, turn East (left) onto Route 57. At the stop sign at the top of the long hill, turn North (left) onto Route 119. Continue past the historic Covered Bridge, through the stop light traveling up-hill. Turn left onto College Hill Road, then left onto the campus of Alderson-Broaddus College. From Elkins and Route 33 Take Route 33/250 North. Turn right onto Route 250 North. Stay on Route 250 through Belington and through the town of Philippi. Cross the historic Covered Bridge and turn right onto Route 119/250 North. Continue straight through the stop light traveling up-hill. Turn left onto College Hill Road, then left onto the campus of Alderson-Broaddus College. From Grafton and Route 50 Take Route 250/119 South from Grafton. Travel approximately 12 miles. Turn right onto College Hill Road, then left onto the campus of Alderson-Broaddus College. From Morgantown, Points East and Interstate 68 Take Exit 1 off I-68 to Route 119 South. Continue on Route 119 South through Grafton. Continue on 119 South for approximately 24 miles, then right onto the campus of Alderson-Broaddus College.

Local Accommodations
Budget Inn


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