Alderson Broaddus University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$31,200
4.98% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$19,499
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.29%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
61.5%
1,693 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
767
91.5% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
33.2%
86 Graduates

About

Alderson Broaddus University is a higher education institution located in Barbour County, WV. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Alderson Broaddus University were Physician Assistant (33 degrees awarded), Information Technology Project Management (7 degrees), and General Educational Leadership & Administration (1 degrees).

In 2022, 170 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Alderson Broaddus University. 50.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 49.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (114 degrees), 4.07 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (28 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Alderson Broaddus University is $31,200, which is $2,870 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Alderson Broaddus University is $31,200, which is $2,870 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,499.

In 2022, 91% of undergraduate students attending Alderson Broaddus University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 84% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$31,200
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Alderson Broaddus University was $31,200. The cost of tuition at Alderson Broaddus University is $2,870 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$19,499
2022 Value
6.46%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Alderson Broaddus University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,499. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Alderson Broaddus University grew by 6.46%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,080
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Alderson Broaddus University was of $11,080 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 4.06% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

91%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
84%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

91% of undergraduate students at Alderson Broaddus University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 7.14% with respect to 2021, when 98% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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4.29%
2019 Default Rate
18
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Alderson Broaddus University was 4.29%, which represents 18 out of the 420 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Alderson Broaddus University received 1,693 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 2.48% annual growth. Out of those 1,693 applicants, 1,041 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 61.5% acceptance rate.

There were 767 students enrolled at Alderson Broaddus University in 2022. 23% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Alderson Broaddus University has an overall enrollment yield of 18.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

61.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,041
Accepted Out of 1,693

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Alderson Broaddus University was 61.5% (1,041 admissions from 1,693 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 66.5%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 2.48%, while admissions declined by −9.87%..

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SAT Scores

23%
Submission Percentage (2022)
44
Scores Submitted (2022)

23% of enrolled first-time students at Alderson Broaddus University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Alderson Broaddus University had a total enrollment of 767 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Alderson Broaddus University is 702 students and the part-time enrollment is 65. This means that 91.5% of students enrolled at Alderson Broaddus University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Alderson Broaddus University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 54.1% White, 24.3% Black or African American, 6.52% Hispanic or Latino, 1.69% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.43% Asian, 0.391% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.391% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Alderson Broaddus University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (25.3%), followed by Black or African American Male (25.1%) and White Male (23%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (48.3%), followed by White Male (20.2%) and Asian Female (5.62%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

91.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Alderson Broaddus University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 767 students. The full-time enrollment at Alderson Broaddus University is 702 and the part-time enrollment is 65. This means that 91.5% of students enrolled at Alderson Broaddus University are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

57%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Alderson Broaddus University was 57%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Alderson Broaddus University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    415 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    186 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    50 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Alderson Broaddus University is 54.1% White, 24.3% Black or African American, 6.52% Hispanic or Latino, 1.69% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.43% Asian, 0.391% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.391% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 2 more women than men received degrees from Alderson Broaddus University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Alderson Broaddus University is white (114 degrees awarded). There were 4.07 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (28 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Alderson Broaddus University is Physician Assistant (33 degrees awarded), followed by Information Technology Project Management (7 degrees) and General Educational Leadership & Administration (1 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Alderson Broaddus University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (27 degrees awarded), Biology (11 degrees), and Health (56 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Alderson Broaddus University are Registered nurses (1,490,344 people), Physicians (510,996 people), Other managers (236,898 people), Medical & health services managers (206,086 people), and Pharmacists (196,665 people).

The most specialized majors at Alderson Broaddus University in 2022 are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (27 degrees awarded), Biology (11 degrees), Health (56 degrees), Protective Services (8 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (1 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Alderson Broaddus University are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Photographic process workers & processing machine operators

The most specialized majors at Alderson Broaddus University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (27 degrees awarded), Biology (11 degrees), Health (56 degrees), Protective Services (8 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (1 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Alderson Broaddus University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,005,638 people), Elementary & secondary schools (509,039 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (469,816 people), Offices of physicians (407,268 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (383,572 people).

The most specialized majors at Alderson Broaddus University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (27 degrees awarded), Biology (11 degrees), Health (56 degrees), Protective Services (8 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (1 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Alderson Broaddus University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 18 degrees awarded
  2. 14 degrees awarded
  3. 14 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Alderson Broaddus University was Registered Nursing with 18 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

84
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
86
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 84 degrees were awarded to men at Alderson Broaddus University, which is 0.977 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (86).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 13 degrees were awarded to men at Alderson Broaddus University in Physician Assistant, which is 0.65 times less than the 20 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 20 degrees were awarded to men at Alderson Broaddus University in Physician Assistant, which is 1.54 times more than the 13 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

25%
100% Completion Time
32%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 25% of students graduating from Alderson Broaddus University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 32% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 32% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Alderson Broaddus University is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    114 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    28 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Alderson Broaddus University is white (114 degrees awarded). There were 4.07 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (28 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    70 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    44 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    24 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Alderson Broaddus University is white female (70 degrees awarded). There were 1.59 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (44 degrees).

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Operations

Alderson Broaddus University has an endowment valued at nearly $16.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 265k (1.63%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Alderson Broaddus University had a total salary expenditure of 26.9M. Alderson Broaddus University employs 28 Assistant professors, 15 Associate professors and 3 Professors. Most academics at Alderson Broaddus University are Male Assistant professor (14), Female Assistant professor (14), and Male Associate professor (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Alderson Broaddus University are: Service, with 28 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 21 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 19 employees.

Endowment

$16.3M
2022 Endowment
13%
decline from 2021

Alderson Broaddus University has an endowment valued at about $16.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Alderson Broaddus University declined 13% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $33M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$10.2M
2022 Salaries
13.6%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Alderson Broaddus University paid a median of $10.2M in salaries, which represents 38% of their overall expenditure ($26.9M) and a 13.6% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.5M
Instructional Salaries
47
Number of Employees

In 2022, Alderson Broaddus University paid a total of $2.5M to 47 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
28 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
28 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Alderson Broaddus University were Assistant professor with 28 employees, Associate professor with 15 employees, and Professor with 3 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Alderson Broaddus University were Service with 28 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 21 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 19 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Alderson Broaddus University was Male Assistant professor with 14 employees, Female Assistant professor with 14 employees, and Male Associate professor with 8 employees.

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