Alderson Broaddus University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$26,400

5.01% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$17,794

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

13.3%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

40.6%

4,329 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

1,020

94.8% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

46.7%

64 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 Registered Nursing (41 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (26 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (26 degrees).

In 2017, 283 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Alderson Broaddus University. 51.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 48.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (236 degrees), 10.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (22 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Alderson Broaddus University is $26,400, which is $1,206 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Alderson Broaddus University is $26,400, which is $1,206 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,794.

In 2017, 95% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 81% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$26,400

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Alderson Broaddus University was $26,400. The cost of tuition at Alderson Broaddus University is $1,206 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$17,794

2017 Value

2.41%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Alderson Broaddus University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,794. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Alderson Broaddus University grew by 2.41%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,707

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Alderson Broaddus University was of $8,707 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 2.83% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

95%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

81%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

95% of undergraduate students at Alderson Broaddus University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.06% with respect to 2016, when 94% 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.

13.3%

2016 Default Rate

43

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Alderson Broaddus University was 13.3%, which represents 43 out of the 324 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 4,329 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 5.51% annual growth. Out of those 4,329 applicants, 1,759 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 40.6% acceptance rate.

There were 1,020 students enrolled at Alderson Broaddus University in 2017, and 43% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Alderson Broaddus University has an overall enrollment yield of 17.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

40.6%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

1,759

Accepted Out of 4,329

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Alderson Broaddus University was 40.6% (1,759 admissions from 4,329 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 41.4%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 5.51%, while admissions grew by 3.59%.

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SAT Scores

43%

Submission Percentage

134

Scores Submitted

43% of enrolled first-time students at Alderson Broaddus University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Alderson Broaddus University has a total enrollment of 1,020 students. The full-time enrollment at Alderson Broaddus University is 967 students and the part-time enrollment is 53. This means that 94.8% of students enrolled at Alderson Broaddus University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Alderson Broaddus University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 65.6% White, 21.8% Black or African American, 4.61% Hispanic or Latino, 1.08% Asian, 0.784% Two or More Races, 0.784% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.196% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Alderson Broaddus University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (33.3%), followed by White Male (29.7%) and Black or African American Male (19.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (67.2%), followed by White Male (23.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.13%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

94.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Alderson Broaddus University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,020 students. The full-time enrollment at Alderson Broaddus University is 967 and the part-time enrollment is 53. This means that 94.8% of students enrolled at Alderson Broaddus University are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

57%

2017 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 57%. 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

    669

  2. Black or African American

    222

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    47

The enrolled student population at Alderson Broaddus University is 65.6% White, 21.8% Black or African American, 4.61% Hispanic or Latino, 1.08% Asian, 0.784% Two or More Races, 0.784% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.196% 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 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% 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 2017, 9 more women than men received degrees from Alderson Broaddus University. The majority of degree recipients at Alderson Broaddus University are white (236 degrees awarded). There were 10.7 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (22 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Alderson Broaddus University is Registered Nursing (41 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (26 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (26 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 (23 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (6 degrees), and Biology (26 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 Physicians (476,136 people), Other managers (358,369 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (337,659 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (270,194 people), and Postsecondary teachers (269,051 people).

The most specialized majors at Alderson Broaddus University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (23 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (6 degrees), Biology (26 degrees), Physical Sciences (8 degrees), and Social Sciences (27 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Alderson Broaddus University are Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Alderson Broaddus University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (23 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (6 degrees), Biology (26 degrees), Physical Sciences (8 degrees), and Social Sciences (27 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 (639,543 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (603,325 people), Elementary & secondary schools (503,848 people), Legal services (273,797 people), and Offices of physicians (238,724 people).

The most specialized majors at Alderson Broaddus University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (23 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (6 degrees), Biology (26 degrees), Physical Sciences (8 degrees), and Social Sciences (27 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 41 degrees awarded

  2. 26 degrees awarded

  3. 26 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Alderson Broaddus University was Registered Nursing with 41 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 137

  2. 146

In 2017, 137 degrees were awarded to men at Alderson Broaddus University, which is 0.938 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (146).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 17 degrees were awarded to men at Alderson Broaddus University in Sport & Fitness Management, which is 8.5 times more than the 2 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 37 degrees were awarded to women at Alderson Broaddus University in Registered Nursing, which is 9.25 times more than the 4 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

27%

100% Completion Time

36%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 27% of students graduating from Alderson Broaddus University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 36% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 37% 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.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Alderson Broaddus University is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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

    236 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    22 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Alderson Broaddus University is white (236 degrees awarded). There were 10.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (22 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

    131 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    105 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Alderson Broaddus University is white female (131 degrees awarded). There were 1.25 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (105 degrees).

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Operations

Alderson Broaddus University has an endowment valued at nearly $17.9M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $186k (1.04%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Alderson Broaddus University had a total salary expenditure of $26.1M. Alderson Broaddus University employs 39 Assistant professors, 7 Associate professors, and 5 Professors. Most academics at Alderson Broaddus University are Female Assistant professors (21), Male Assistant professors(18), and Male Professors (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Alderson Broaddus University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 37 employees, Service, with 29 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 24 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$17.9M

2017 Endowment

1.17%

growth from 2016

Alderson Broaddus University has an endowment valued at about $17.9M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Alderson Broaddus University grew 1.17% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $19.2M 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. $315k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Alderson Broaddus University received $175k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $315k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$7.85M

2017 Salaries

0.797%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Alderson Broaddus University paid a median of $7.85M in salaries, which represents 30.1% of their overall expenditure ($26.1M) and a 0.797% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.7% decline from 2015 and a 0.0139% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.61M

Instructional Salaries

55

Number of Employees

In 2017, Alderson Broaddus University paid a total of $2.61M to 55 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.02M (30.9%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

39 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

37 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Alderson Broaddus University were Assistant professor with 39 employees; Associate professor with 7 employees; and Associate professor with 5 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Alderson Broaddus University were Office and Administrative Support with 37 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. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Alderson Broaddus University was Female Assistant professor with 21 employees, Male Assistant professor with 18 employees, and Male Professor with 4 employees.

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