Alderson Broaddus University at a Glance

For nearly 150 years, Alderson Broaddus University as an independent institution of higher learning has been providing a quality education for its students. Overlooking the picturesque Tygart River Valley in Philippi, West Virginia, Alderson Broaddus University students learn and grow in a faith-based community affiliated with the American Baptist Churches USA and the West Virginia Baptist Convention. As a health-related and professional education institution, Alderson Broaddus University educates students in the tenets of civic engagement, communication, critical thinking, diversity, and ethics which form the foundation of a liberal arts education.

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Top 5 Majors at AB

TOP FIVE MAJORS

  1. Biology
  2. Nursing
  3. Business Administration
  4. Exercise Science
  5. Criminal Justice

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Academic Excellence at AB

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

Student/Faculty Ratio: 16:1
Number of Full-time faculty: 56
Number of Part-time faculty: 31
Full-time tenure/tenure track faculty with terminal degrees: 32%

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Academic Choices at AB

ACADEMIC CHOICES

# of Bachelor Degree Majors: 27
# of Associate Degree Majors: 4
# of Pre-Professional Programs: 7
# of Minors: 34
# of Graduate Degree Programs: 3

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FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION

Amount of scholarships & financial aid awarded annually: $28,669,621
Students receiving some type of financial aid: 99%
Annual average financial aid package for 2015 enrolled freshmen: $22,228

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