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Alderson Broaddus University

Philippi, WV 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate67%

Alderson Broaddus University Admissions

It is not difficult to get into Alderson Broaddus University. Alderson Broaddus University admitted 67% of all applicants in 2021. Out of 1,736 applications received in 2023, 1,155 students were offered admission.

If you want to apply to Alderson Broaddus University, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Students who submit their applications to Alderson Broaddus University for fall should receive an admissions decision no later than August 31.

Alderson Broaddus University Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Alderson Broaddus University's admissions stats.

Alderson Broaddus University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.2
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 9%
Mean SAT Score 896
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 14%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 10%
Waitlist No

Alderson Broaddus University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Alderson Broaddus University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Want to Apply Early to Alderson Broaddus University?

Alderson Broaddus University does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Explore a list of some top colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Alderson Broaddus University Admissions

Transferring to Alderson Broaddus University

Transfer student admissions is not difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Alderson Broaddus University

Alderson Broaddus University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Alderson Broaddus University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Alderson Broaddus University

Wondering what factors are considered by Alderson Broaddus University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Alumni/ae Relations Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Important
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Talent/Ability Considered

Make sure to check with Alderson Broaddus University for more information on admission factors.

Alderson Broaddus University 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Alderson Broaddus University, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Alderson Broaddus University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Alderson Broaddus University?

Students admitted to Alderson Broaddus University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2. Alderson Broaddus University considers weighted GPA scores from incomging students.

Out of all students that were admitted, 32% submitted a class rank. At Alderson Broaddus University 9% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 32% were in the top 25% and 71% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Alderson Broaddus University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 9%
3.75 and 3.99 12%
3.50 and 3.74 14%
3.25 and 3.49 12%
3.00 and 3.24 15%
2.50 and 2.9 22%
2.00 and 2.49 13%

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Alderson Broaddus University directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Alderson Broaddus University has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 14% of Alderson Broaddus University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 10% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Alderson Broaddus University?

To be competitive with other Alderson Broaddus University applicants, you should aim to earn between 890 and 1090 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Alderson Broaddus University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1090 and 25% of scored lower than 890, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Alderson Broaddus University student is 896.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Alderson Broaddus University students scored 530 or higher and 75% of students scored 460 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Alderson Broaddus University students scored 580 or higher, and 75% scored a 460 or higher.

To be most competitive at Alderson Broaddus University, you should strive to earn between 18 and 23 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Alderson Broaddus University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 23, and three out of four students scored lower than 23 on the ACT.

A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Alderson Broaddus University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.

More Information on Transferring to Alderson Broaddus University

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Alderson Broaddus University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.Applicants should hear back by August 31.

Transfer students can enroll in Alderson Broaddus University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Alderson Broaddus University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Alderson Broaddus University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Alderson Broaddus University.

Does Alderson Broaddus University accept transfer credits?

✅ Alderson Broaddus University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Alderson Broaddus University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does Alderson Broaddus University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

❌ Alderson Broaddus University does not accept International Baccalaureate credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Alderson Broaddus University?

❌ No, Alderson Broaddus University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you should strongly consider submitting them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application.

What is Alderson Broaddus University's acceptance rate?

✅ Alderson Broaddus University's acceptance rate is 67%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Alderson Broaddus University?

❌ Alderson Broaddus University does not offer early decision.

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Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into Alderson Broaddus University? Alderson Broaddus University is a less selective institution. The Alderson Broaddus University acceptance rate is 67%. This means that the institution accepts 66 out of every 100 applicants.


Alderson Broaddus University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Alderson Broaddus University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Alderson Broaddus University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Alderson Broaddus University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

890 - 1090


Math SAT Range

440 - 530


Reading SAT Range

460 - 580

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1090 and Above


890 to 1090


890 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Alderson Broaddus University students is 896. Applicants with SAT scores of 1090 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Alderson Broaddus University, while applicants with SAT scores between 890 to 1090 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 890 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Alderson Broaddus University.

Alderson Broaddus University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Alderson Broaddus University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.2. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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