Alderson Broaddus University
Alderson Broaddus University is a private D2 university located in Philippi, West Virginia. The tuition to attend is $29,220 and is the same for both in state and out of state students The average net cost to attend Alderson Broaddus University is $20,189 and 47% of students get in. There are roughly 1,032 students that attend Alderson Broaddus University.
Alderson Broaddus University (AB) was a private Baptist university in Philippi, West Virginia. It was founded in 1838 and suspended its academic operations on August 31, 2023.It is affiliated with the American Baptist Churches USA. It was formed in 1932 as Alderson–Broaddus College by the union of two Baptist institutions: Alderson Academy (founded 1901) and Broaddus Institute (founded 1871; moved to Philippi, 1909). The school adopted its current name in 2013. It is currently facing severe financial challenges and is in the process of closing. The university's academics are organized into five academic divisions: Education and Special Programs, Health Sciences, Humanities, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences. It was the first college in West Virginia to offer a four-year degree in nursing and the first in the country to offer a four-year physician assistant degree.