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Alderson-Broaddus College is a private institution that was founded in 1871. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 564, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 170 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Alderson-Broaddus College's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (South), 31. Its tuition and fees are $22,740 (2012-13).
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For nearly 140 years, Alderson-Broaddus College has been providing a quality education for its students. Deeply rooted in the liberal arts, the College has been recognized for its health-related, education and performing arts programs. Affiliated with the West Virginia Baptist Convention, American Baptist Churches, USA, and the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, the institution overlooks the picturesque and historic Tygart River Valley in Philippi, WV.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||American Baptist|
When applying to Alderson-Broaddus College, it's important to note the application deadline is August 25. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 69.7 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||69.7%|
|Application deadline||August 25|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Alderson-Broaddus College is 8:1, and the school has 82.6 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Alderson-Broaddus College include: Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse; Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General; Biology/Biological Sciences, General; Business Administration and Management, General; and Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 66.8 percent.
Alderson-Broaddus College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 564, with a gender distribution of 31.0 percent male students and 69.0 percent female students. At this school, 66.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 34.0 percent of students live off campus. Alderson-Broaddus College is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
Alderson-Broaddus College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Alderson-Broaddus College also offers campus safety and security services like late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Alderson-Broaddus College, 95 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Alderson-Broaddus College.
|Students who have cars on campus||95%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Alderson-Broaddus College, 89.8 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $16,369.
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|Tuition and fees||$22,740 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$7,236 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data