Alderson Broaddus University

Philippi, WV 26416

Alderson Broaddus University is a private, not for profit institution, located in Philippi, West Virginia. It offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 4,103 and 1,698 students were accepted.

Alderson Broaddus University's in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $25,140 and fees $210. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $25,140 and $210 respectively.


Campus LocaleTown: Distant
Student to Faculty Ratio17:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation
American Baptist
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate55%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. LPN to ADN
  3. RN to BSN

    The Alderson-Broaddus College Department of Nursing RN-BSN Degree program is intended for students who already possess an Associate Degree or Diploma in Nursing.

    The RN-BSN program is designed to be flexible to meet the demands of a busy professional schedule and other responsibilities. Classes are arranged to meet one weekend every month throughout the year at convenient locations.   

    Admissions Requirements:

    • Applicants to the program are required to have a current unencumbered license as a RN professional Nurse
    • Official transcripts for an associate degree or diploma from an accredited nursing program
    • Cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.0 or higher on all college level course work

    Applicants who don’t meet some of the admissions requirements may be accepted on a provisional basis.

    Students taking the program on a full time study basis can complete the program in an estimated 18 months. The program offers opportunities of converting past training and work experiences into credit towards the program.

    The program also offers students opportunities to meet in seminar type settings whereby they can benefit from the range of experiences that other people can bring.

    Students are required to complete 128 credits to graduate from the program with 25 credits of nursing credit to have been taken at Alderson Broaddus College.

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 24

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Alderson Broaddus University

West Virginia Wesleyan College
14.71 miles away
Davis & Elkins College
19.17 miles away
Waynesburg University
51.72 miles away
Washington & Jefferson College
70.75 miles away
Wheeling Jesuit University
71.71 miles away
Eastern Mennonite University
78.57 miles away
Duquesne University
88.39 miles away
Carlow University
88.61 miles away
Chatham University
89.33 miles away
Franciscan University of Steubenville
89.47 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1959 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
03/01/1974 - Current

Admission to School


Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading430 to 510
SAT: Math440 to 520
SAT: Writing410 to 490
ACT Composite18 to 23
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$13,339
30k to 48k$13,852
48k to 75k$17,592
75k to 110k$21,872
Over 110k$25,041
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $838.00 $838.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $0.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Race/ethnicity unknown

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Alderson Broaddus University
101 College Hill Drive
Philippi, WV 26416

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