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Philippi, West Virginia

Alderson Broaddus College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Alderson Broaddus College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
40.6%
Admission Difficulty for Alderson Broaddus College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Alderson Broaddus College and can I get accepted? The school has a 41% acceptance rate ranking it #2 in West Virginia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,759 out of 4,329 applicants were admitted making Alderson Broaddus College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 60 percent. Alderson Broaddus College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Alderson Broaddus College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1010-1150
Applicants Submitting SAT
43%
SAT Scores for Alderson Broaddus College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 1010
SAT Scores for Alderson Broaddus College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1150
Average SAT Score 1080

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Alderson Broaddus College?

Alderson Broaddus College typically requires applicants to be in the top 59 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1080 out of 1600. The school ranks #12 in West Virginia for highest average SAT composite score. 43 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Alderson Broaddus College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1150 and Above Good >54%
1080 to 1150 Avg + 41%-54%
1010 to 1080 Avg - 29%-41%
940 to 1010 Reach 19%-29%
Less than 940 Low <19%
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Alderson Broaddus College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
56%
ACT Scores for Alderson Broaddus College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Alderson Broaddus College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Alderson Broaddus College?

Admission data indicates that Alderson Broaddus College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #8 in West Virginia for highest average ACT composite score. 56 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Alderson Broaddus College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Alderson Broaddus College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >57%
20 to 23 Avg + 41%-57%
18 to 20 Avg - 31%-41%
16 to 18 Reach 23%-31%
Less than 16 Low <23%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.2
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into Alderson Broaddus College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Alderson Broaddus College was 3.2 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #12 in West Virginia for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Alderson Broaddus College will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Alderson Broaddus College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 20% Good
3.50 to 3.75 13% Good
3.25 to 3.50 16% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 15% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 25% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 10% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

67% of Alderson Broaddus College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Alderson Broaddus College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 11%
Top 25% of class 36%
Top 50% of class 67%
Bottom 50% of class 33%
Bottom 25% of class 11%

Admission Statistics

Alderson Broaddus College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,842 2,487 4,329
Accepted 733 1,026 1,759
Acceptance Rate 40% 41% 41%
Enrolled 110 199 309
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 15% 19% 18%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Alderson Broaddus College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Alderson Broaddus College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Alderson Broaddus College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=237118 IPEDS survey data for Alderson Broaddus College.

Frequently Asked Questions

43% of students submit their SAT scores to Alderson Broaddus College. 56% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

41% of those who apply are granted admission to Alderson Broaddus College. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1010 and 1150. 43% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 23. 56% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.