School Overview

Alderson Broaddus University is a small, private, Christian four-year institution located in Philippi, West Virginia. Broaddus originated as a two-year junior college and then expanded to become a four-year institution. One of the most notable aspects of Alderson Broaddus University is its development of the first four-year Physician Assistant program in the nation in 1968. In 1991, Alderson Broaddus also began offering a Physician Assistant Master’s program. Alderson Broaddus University is affiliated with the American Baptist Churches. 

Alderson Broaddus University offers degrees at the associate, bachelor’s and master’s level, in addition to post-secondary certificate programs. Some of the most commonly pursued bachelor’s degrees are within the business, education, and health sciences fields. Some of the most popular associate’s degree programs include education, liberal arts, and biology.

School Details

Location: 101 College Hill Drive,Philippi, WV 26416-2035

Religious Affiliation: American Baptist

Sector & Type: Private, Not-for-profit

Military Support:

  • Credit for Training
  • Dedicated POC
  • Member of SOC
  • Recognized SVO
  • Yellow Ribbon

Highest Offering: Masters

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission



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