Students attend Alderson Broaddus in Philippi, WV, a rural site not far from an urban area. The school is proud of its American Baptist status. Alderson Broaddus is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school degrees go up to the Master's degree.
Alderson Broaddus has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size. The school is known for its programs in music, nursing and emergency medicine, science.
Alderson Broaddus is selective and does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007-2008 had SAT verbal scores of at least 420. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 430 and 520.
Alderson Broaddus maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.
There are 751 students at Alderson Broaddus (as of 2007-2008).
The school has a residential or campus feel. Alderson Broaddus offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans. Alderson Broaddus values student athletics, and belongs to the West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The school offers athletic financial aid to more of its students than do most colleges.
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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