Alderson Broaddus University

Nursing Programs

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.

Program accreditations: NLNAC
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
What is this?
State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 87.63%
Average number of students tested annually: -
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Alderson Broaddus University as reported by West Virginia state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 92.31 91.83
2006 85.29 85.96
2005 85.29 -
2004 80 -
2003 100 -
2002 82.4 -
2001 100 -
2000 77.8 -
1999 80.8 -
What is this?
State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate : -
Average number of students tested annually: -
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
What is this?

Accreditations

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

Overview

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

Admissions

41%

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

Cost

$18,233

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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Financial Aid & Loan

94%

Recipients

$27,618

Average Amount

Any grant or scholarship aid

44%

Recipients

$4,620

Average Amount

Pell grants

80%

Recipients

$9,080

Average Amount

Federal Student Loans

Students

981

Undergrads

71

Graduates

493

Women

559

Men

96%

Full-time

4%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
71%
Black/African American
17%
Hispanic
4%
Non-resident alien
4%
Asian
1%
Two or more races
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Race/ethnicity unknown
0%

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Alderson Broaddus University
101 College Hill Drive
Philippi, WV 26416
(304) 457-1700
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