Alderson Broaddus University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$29,000
4.69% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$20,087
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
8.36%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
47.1%
3,917 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
913
94.6% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
34.3%
135 Graduates

About

Alderson Broaddus University is a higher education institution located in Barbour County, WV. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Alderson Broaddus University were General Business Administration & Management (37 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (31 degrees), and General Marketing & Marketing Management (23 degrees).

In 2019, 234 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Alderson Broaddus University. 53.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (172 degrees), 5.73 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (30 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Alderson Broaddus University is $29,000, which is $1,720 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Alderson Broaddus University is $29,000, which is $1,720 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,087.

In 2019, 97% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 82% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$29,000
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Alderson Broaddus University was $29,000. The cost of tuition at Alderson Broaddus University is $1,720 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

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Average Net Price

$20,087
2019 Value
1.75%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Alderson Broaddus University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,087. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Alderson Broaddus University grew by 1.75%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,158
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Alderson Broaddus University was of $10,158 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 12.1% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

97%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
82%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

97% of undergraduate students at Alderson Broaddus University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 1.02% with respect to 2018, when 98% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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8.36%
2017 Default Rate
30
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Alderson Broaddus University was 8.36%, which represents 30 out of the 359 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Alderson Broaddus University received 3,917 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 1.78% annual decline. Out of those 3,917 applicants, 1,846 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 47.1% acceptance rate.

There were 913 students enrolled at Alderson Broaddus University in 2019, and 71% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Alderson Broaddus University has an overall enrollment yield of 14.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

47.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
1,846
Accepted Out of 3,917

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Alderson Broaddus University was 47.1% (1,846 admissions from 3,917 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 42.5%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −1.78%, while admissions grew by 8.84%.

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SAT Scores

71%
Submission Percentage
193
Scores Submitted

71% of enrolled first-time students at Alderson Broaddus University in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Alderson Broaddus University has a total enrollment of 913 students. The full-time enrollment at Alderson Broaddus University is 864 students and the part-time enrollment is 49. This means that 94.6% of students enrolled at Alderson Broaddus University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Alderson Broaddus University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 58.5% White, 27.2% Black or African American, 7.12% Hispanic or Latino, 1.1% Asian, 1.1% Two or More Races, 0.657% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.438% 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 (24.8%) and White Male (24.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (52.7%), followed by White Male (28.4%) and Asian Female (5.41%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

94.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Alderson Broaddus University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 913 students. The full-time enrollment at Alderson Broaddus University is 864 and the part-time enrollment is 49. This means that 94.6% of students enrolled at Alderson Broaddus University are enrolled full-time compared with 81.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

50%
2019 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 50%. 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
    534
  2. Black or African American
    248
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    65

The enrolled student population at Alderson Broaddus University is 58.5% White, 27.2% Black or African American, 7.12% Hispanic or Latino, 1.1% Asian, 1.1% Two or More Races, 0.657% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.438% 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 55% White, 14% Black or African American, and 13.1% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 16 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 (172 degrees awarded). There were 5.73 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (30 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Alderson Broaddus University is General Business Administration & Management (37 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (31 degrees) and General Marketing & Marketing Management (23 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 (16 degrees awarded), Biology (22 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (4 degrees).

Workforce

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 Accountants & auditors (1,001,410 people), Other managers (814,811 people), Financial managers (500,505 people), Physicians (410,197 people), and Chief executives & legislators (396,924 people).

The most specialized majors at Alderson Broaddus University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (16 degrees awarded), Biology (22 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (4 degrees), Protective Services (12 degrees), and Business (63 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, Actuaries, Chief executives & legislators, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Alderson Broaddus University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (16 degrees awarded), Biology (22 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (4 degrees), Protective Services (12 degrees), and Business (63 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 (752,660 people), Elementary & secondary schools (697,079 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (618,401 people), Computer Systems Design (524,210 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (509,693 people).

The most specialized majors at Alderson Broaddus University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (16 degrees awarded), Biology (22 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (4 degrees), Protective Services (12 degrees), and Business (63 degrees).

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Degrees

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. 37 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 31 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 23 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Alderson Broaddus University was General Business Administration & Management with 37 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

109
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
125
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 109 degrees were awarded to men at Alderson Broaddus University, which is 0.872 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (125).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 27 degrees were awarded to men at Alderson Broaddus University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.7 times more than the 10 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 26 degrees were awarded to women at Alderson Broaddus University in Registered Nursing, which is 5.2 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

34%
100% Completion Time
47%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 34% of students graduating from Alderson Broaddus University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 47% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 47% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Male
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Alderson Broaddus University is Male and Hispanic or Latino (50% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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
    172 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    30 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Alderson Broaddus University is white (172 degrees awarded). There were 5.73 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (30 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    102 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    70 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    21 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Alderson Broaddus University is white female (102 degrees awarded). There were 1.46 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (70 degrees).

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Operations

Alderson Broaddus University has an endowment valued at nearly $17.4M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $266k (1.53%), compared to the 3.99% average return ($1.62M on $40.7M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2019, Alderson Broaddus University had a total salary expenditure of $24.2M. Alderson Broaddus University employs 40 Assistant professors, 12 Associate professors, and 3 Professors. Most academics at Alderson Broaddus University are Male Assistant professors (20), Female Assistant professors(20), and Female Associate professors (7).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Alderson Broaddus University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 36 employees, Service, with 29 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 24 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$17.4M
2019 Endowment
4.31%
decline from 2018

Alderson Broaddus University has an endowment valued at about $17.4M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Alderson Broaddus University declined 4.31% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $23.3M 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. $175k - Federal
  2. $285k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Alderson Broaddus University received $175k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $285k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$8.8M
2019 Salaries
13.5%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Alderson Broaddus University paid a median of $8.8M in salaries, which represents 36.4% of their overall expenditure ($24.2M) and a 13.5% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.16% decline from 2017 and a 0.797% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.5M (41% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.97M
Instructional Salaries
56
Number of Employees

In 2019, Alderson Broaddus University paid a total of $2.97M to 56 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.89M (31.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
40 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
36 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Alderson Broaddus University were Assistant professor with 40 employees; Associate professor with 12 employees; and Associate professor with 3 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Alderson Broaddus University were Office and Administrative Support with 36 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 Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Alderson Broaddus University was Male Assistant professor with 20 employees, Female Assistant professor with 20 employees, and Female Associate professor with 7 employees.

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