Alderson Broaddus University

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world rank  4418

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Founded in 1871, Alderson Broaddus University is a non-profit private multidisciplinary higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the medium town of Philippi (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), West Virginia. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Alderson Broaddus University (A-B) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Baptist religion. Alderson Broaddus University (A-B) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 149 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. A-B also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym A-B
Founded 1871
Motto You can do that here
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address 101 College Hill Drive
Philippi
26416-2035 West Virginia
United States
Tel +1 (304) 457 1700
Fax +1 (304) 457 6239

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office College Hill Box 2003
Philippi 26416
(304) 457 6256
800 263 1549

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Baptist Christian-Baptist West Virginia Baptist Convention - www.wvbc.org

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Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--General
Size & Setting Four-year, very small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, inclusive, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Associate's Colleges: High Career & Technical

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Alderson Broaddus University's Library
Alderson Broaddus University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 39,480 physical volumes, 1,606 physical media, 143,316 digital/electronic medium and 39 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Alderson Broaddus University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,027 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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