Tuition & Fees

$31,085

$31,085

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
20%
500-599
46%
400-499
28%
300-399
2%
600-699
9%
500-599
45%
400-499
41%
300-399
5%
700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
26%
400-499
46%
300-399
11%
30-36
10%
24-29
19%
18-23
41%
12-17
24%
6-11
6%
30-36
2%
24-29
17%
18-23
45%
12-17
36%
30-36
4%
24-29
23%
18-23
52%
12-17
21%
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undergraduateRatios

14%

male

86%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Not Selective

99%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,365
Declined + 6
Total Received 6,371
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Private (nonprofit)

1,327

undergraduate students

575

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Psychology
  3. Liberal Arts/interdisciplinary Studies
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Codes

SAT 5397
ACT 4374

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Location

School Facts

Mary Baldwin University, founded in 1842, is a distinctive, small liberal arts university. The 58.5-acre main campus, home to the Mary Baldwin College for Women, located in Staunton and the Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences branch campus, located in Fishersville are about 100 miles northwest of Richmond.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,902
Established in 1842
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Presbyterian
Accredited by •  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

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Staunton, VA

58.5-acre campus in Staunton (population: 24,528) with satellite campuses serving the Baldwin online and adult programs in Charlottesville, Emporia, Glenns, Kilmarnock, Richmond, Roanoke, South Boston, South Hill, Warsaw, Weyers Cave, and Williamsburg. Served by train; major airport serves Roanoke (85 miles); smaller airports serve Charlottesville (45 miles) and Weyers Cave (15 miles).

Mary Baldwin University
101 East Frederick Street
Staunton, VA 24401

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
50%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
93%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
34%
Top 1/2
63%
Bottom 1/2
37%
Bottom 1/4
9%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
20%
500-599
46%
400-499
28%
300-399
2%
600-699
9%
500-599
45%
400-499
41%
300-399
5%
700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
26%
400-499
46%
300-399
11%
30-36
10%
24-29
19%
18-23
41%
12-17
24%
6-11
6%
30-36
2%
24-29
17%
18-23
45%
12-17
36%
30-36
4%
24-29
23%
18-23
52%
12-17
21%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline August 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

99%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,365
Declined + 6
Total Received 6,371

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Jim McCoy
Interim Vice President of Enrollment Management
P: 800 468-2262
F: 540 887-7229
admit@marybaldwin.edu

Financial Aid

91%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$27,093

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $30,690
Room & board $9,410
Additional fees $395
Books & supplies $900
Total $41,395
Average Financial Aid - $27,093
Total with Avg. Aid $14,302

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,498,237
State $1,567,836
Institutional $14,324,145
Other external $1,077,651
Total $20,467,869

Non-need-based

Federal
State $106,275
Institutional $1,101,312
Other external $114,847
Total $1,322,434
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 468-2262
F: 540 887-7229
finaid@marybaldwin.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Robin Dietrich
Director of Financial Aid
rdietric@marybaldwin.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

Equestrian Sports, Fencing

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Hiking, Riding

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, USA South
Mascot
Squirrels
School colors
green and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Applied Mathematics
Art Studio
Arts Management
Biochemistry
Biology
Business
Business Administration
Business Economics
Chemistry
Clinical Laboratory Science
Criminal Justice
Economics
Education
English
Health Care Administration
Health Sciences
History
Independent/Individualized Major
International Affairs
Liberal Arts/Educational Studies
Marketing/Communication
Mathematics
Occupational Therapy
Performing Arts
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Shakespeare/Performance
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Teaching
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Psychology
  3. Liberal Arts/interdisciplinary Studies

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,902

total students

73%

in-state

27%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

70%

1,327
students

Female
86%
1,144

Male
14%
183

30%

575
students

Female
83%
475

Male
17%
100

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

72%

960
students

Female
87%
829

Male
13%
131

28%

367
students

Female
86%
315

Male
14%
52

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
23%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
50%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

80%

Transfer applicants accepted

49%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

36

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 13
Countries most often represented India
Jamaica
Japan
Saudi Arabia
The Philippines
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Office of Admissions
540 887-7019
admit@marybaldwin.edu

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