AB ranked no. 2 for best return on investment

AffordableCollegesOnline.org has ranked Alderson Broaddus University as the no. 2 college in the state for best lifetime return on investment.

AC Online is today’s best resource for college affordability and financial aid information and has identified the West Virginia colleges and universities with the greatest lifetime return on investment.

Graduates from these schools enjoy the largest earnings gap between non-degree holders over 30 years, and earn more on average than graduates from other West Virginia schools.

To view the complete list of rankings, visit www.affordablecollegesonline.org/online-colleges/west-virginia.

“These are important lists for prospective students to consider,” said AC Online founder Dan Schuessler. “We’ve sifted through comprehensive data sources to find colleges and universities in West Virginia that offer a high quality education with consistent, long-term payoffs in the workplace.”

Alderson Broaddus University implemented an affordability initiative in July 2011 under Dr. Richard Creehan, president of AB, which froze comprehensive fees, guaranteeing a tuition cost of $29,976 through the spring of 2014.

“At Alderson Broaddus we realize each student’s financial situation and resources are unique,” said Creehan. “We make every effort to help students afford a college education. In fact, 99 percent of our students receive financial aid. The ranking by AC Online is an indicator that not only do you receive a high quality education at Alderson Broaddus University, it’s an affordable investment into your future that pays off.”

Amy King, director of financial aid at AB, says most students are pleasantly surprised to discover that Alderson Broaddus University’s financial aid program helps put the cost of attending within their reach.