Alderson Broaddus College

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Alderson Broaddus College can be found in Philippi, WV, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The smaller size of enrollment, which is around 700 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores in the range of 1270 (25th percentile) - 1540 (75th percentile) on the SAT and within the range of 19 (25th percentile) - 24 (75th percentile) on the ACT is typical among applicants admitted to Alderson Broaddus College. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Alderson Broaddus College average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.89 - 3.18. Alderson Broaddus College admits about 40 percent of those that apply per year. Of those that are admitted, about 21 percent registered for enrollment. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Alderson Broaddus College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Alderson Broaddus College was reported as 43.2% in Fall 2013 with over 4,890 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1270 - 1540
  • ACT Scores: 19 - 24
  • Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into Alderson Broaddus College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Alderson Broaddus College, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Alderson Broaddus College has been on a downward trend over the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 73.9%
  • 2010-2011: 70.8%
  • 2011-2012: 69.8%
  • 2012-2013: 40.6%
  • 2013-2014: 43.2%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 52.5%

How Does Alderson Broaddus College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Alderson Broaddus College is twenty-eight percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
West Virginia Wesleyan College77.0%
Davis & Elkins College57.3%
Fairmont State University66.5%
Glenville State College74.5%
Waynesburg University75.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Alderson Broaddus College (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading420 - 520
Math450 - 530
Writing400 - 490
Total Score1270 - 1540
ACT®Score Range
English18 - 24
Math17 - 23
Composite Score19 - 24
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