Alderson Broaddus University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$29,000
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$20,080
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
9.07%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
52.8%
2,189 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
863
93.7% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
31.5%
109 Graduates

About

Alderson Broaddus University is a higher education institution located in Barbour County, WV. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Alderson Broaddus University were Registered Nursing (26 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (19 degrees), and Kinesiology & Exercise Science (15 degrees).

In 2020, 184 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Alderson Broaddus University. 65.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (142 degrees), 7.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (20 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Alderson Broaddus University is $29,000, which is $600 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Alderson Broaddus University is $29,000, which is $600 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,080.

In 2020, 98% of undergraduate students attending Alderson Broaddus University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 85% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$29,000
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Alderson Broaddus University was $29,000. The cost of tuition at Alderson Broaddus University is $600 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$20,080
2020 Value
0.0348%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Alderson Broaddus University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,080. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Alderson Broaddus University grew by 0.0348%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,648
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Alderson Broaddus University was of $10,648 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 4.82% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

98%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
85%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

98% of undergraduate students at Alderson Broaddus University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 1.03% with respect to 2019, when 97% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
9.07%
2018 Default Rate
43
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Alderson Broaddus University was 9.07%, which represents 43 out of the 474 total borrowers.

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Alderson Broaddus University received 2,189 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 44.1% annual decline. Out of those 2,189 applicants, 1,155 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 52.8% acceptance rate.

There were 863 students enrolled at Alderson Broaddus University in 2020, and 69% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Alderson Broaddus University has an overall enrollment yield of 19.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

52.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,155
Accepted Out of 2,189

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Alderson Broaddus University was 52.8% (1,155 admissions from 2,189 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 47.1%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −44.1%, while admissions declined by −37.4%.

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SAT Scores

69%
Submission Percentage
155
Scores Submitted

69% of enrolled first-time students at Alderson Broaddus University in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Alderson Broaddus University has a total enrollment of 863 students. The full-time enrollment at Alderson Broaddus University is 809 students and the part-time enrollment is 54. This means that 93.7% of students enrolled at Alderson Broaddus University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Alderson Broaddus University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 54.5% White, 28% Black or African American, 7.76% Hispanic or Latino, 1.85% Asian, 1.04% Two or More Races, 0.695% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.348% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Alderson Broaddus University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (29.9%), followed by Black or African American Male (27.1%) and White Male (21.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (38.5%), followed by White Male (24%) and Asian Female (7.29%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

93.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Alderson Broaddus University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 863 students. The full-time enrollment at Alderson Broaddus University is 809 and the part-time enrollment is 54. This means that 93.7% of students enrolled at Alderson Broaddus University are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

48%
2020 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 48%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Alderson Broaddus University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    470
  2. Black or African American
    242
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    67

The enrolled student population at Alderson Broaddus University is 54.5% White, 28% Black or African American, 7.76% Hispanic or Latino, 1.85% Asian, 1.04% Two or More Races, 0.695% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.348% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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In 2020, 58 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 (142 degrees awarded). There were 7.1 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (20 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Alderson Broaddus University is Registered Nursing (26 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (19 degrees) and Kinesiology & Exercise Science (15 degrees).

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 (29 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (3 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 Physicians (386,691 people), Other managers (172,195 people), Postsecondary teachers (140,231 people), Police officers (137,304 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (130,038 people).

The most specialized majors at Alderson Broaddus University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (29 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (3 degrees), Biology (14 degrees), and Protective Services (9 degrees).

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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, Physicians, Aerospace engineers, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Alderson Broaddus University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (29 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (3 degrees), Biology (14 degrees), and Protective Services (9 degrees).

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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 (506,431 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (340,440 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (330,683 people), Elementary & secondary schools (284,759 people), and Offices of physicians (189,610 people).

The most specialized majors at Alderson Broaddus University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (29 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (3 degrees), Biology (14 degrees), and Protective Services (9 degrees).

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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
  1. 26 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 19 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 15 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Alderson Broaddus University was Registered Nursing with 26 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

63
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
121
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 63 degrees were awarded to men at Alderson Broaddus University, which is 0.521 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (121).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 11 degrees were awarded to men at Alderson Broaddus University in Sport & Fitness Management, which is 3.67 times more than the 3 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 23 degrees were awarded to women at Alderson Broaddus University in Registered Nursing, which is 7.67 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

22%
100% Completion Time
34%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 22% of students graduating from Alderson Broaddus University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 34% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 35% 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.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Alderson Broaddus University is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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
  1. White
    142 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    20 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Alderson Broaddus University is white (142 degrees awarded). There were 7.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (20 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    95 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    47 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Alderson Broaddus University is white female (95 degrees awarded). There were 2.02 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (47 degrees).

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Alderson Broaddus University has an endowment valued at nearly $18.5M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $91k (0.493%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, Alderson Broaddus University had a total salary expenditure of $24.1M. Alderson Broaddus University employs 31 Assistant professors, 18 Associate professors, and 3 Professors. Most academics at Alderson Broaddus University are Female Assistant professors (17), Male Assistant professors(14), and Female Associate professors (10).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Alderson Broaddus University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 32 employees, Service, with 29 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 24 employees.

Endowment

$18.5M
2020 Endowment
6.27%
growth from 2019

Alderson Broaddus University has an endowment valued at about $18.5M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Alderson Broaddus University grew 6.27% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $21.4M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.13M - Federal
  2. $400k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Alderson Broaddus University received $1.13M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $400k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$9.21M
2020 Salaries
4.64%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Alderson Broaddus University paid a median of $9.21M in salaries, which represents 38.1% of their overall expenditure ($24.1M) and a 4.64% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 13.5% growth from 2018 and a 1.16% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3M
Instructional Salaries
53
Number of Employees

In 2020, Alderson Broaddus University paid a total of $3M to 53 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
31 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
32 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Alderson Broaddus University were Assistant professor with 31 employees; Associate professor with 18 employees; and Associate professor with 3 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Alderson Broaddus University were Office and Administrative Support with 32 employees; Service with 29 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 24 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Alderson Broaddus University was Female Assistant professor with 17 employees, Male Assistant professor with 14 employees, and Female Associate professor with 10 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Alderson Broaddus University.

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