Tuition & Fees

$31,085

$31,085

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

8%

92%

male

female

1
10

teacher

students

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Not Selective

99%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,692
Declined + 14
Total Received 2,706
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Private (nonprofit)

1,310

undergraduate students

438

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Business
  3. Social Work
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Codes

SAT 5397
ACT 4374

Social Networks

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
14%
500-599
34%
400-499
41%
300-399
7%
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
30%
400-499
48%
300-399
13%
700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
26%
400-499
46%
300-399
11%
30-36
3%
24-29
35%
18-23
44%
12-17
18%
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School Facts

Mary Baldwin, 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 1,748
Established in 1842
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Presbyterian
Accredited by •  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Staunton, VA

58.5-acre campus in Staunton (population: 24,416) 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 24402

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
84%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
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

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
9%
Top 1/4
27%
Top 1/2
48%
Bottom 1/2
52%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
14%
500-599
34%
400-499
41%
300-399
7%
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
30%
400-499
48%
300-399
13%
700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
26%
400-499
46%
300-399
11%
30-36
3%
24-29
35%
18-23
44%
12-17
18%

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 2,692
Declined + 14
Total Received 2,706

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Alumni/ae relationship
Extracurricular activities
Work Experience

Considered

Class rank
Essay
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Lois Williams
Vice President of Enrollment Management
P: 800 468-2262
F: 540 887-7292
admit@marybaldwin.edu

Cost

Tuition $30,690
Room & board $9,410
Additional fees $395
Books & supplies $900
Total $41,395
Average Financial Aid - $24,347
Total with Avg. Aid $17,048

Financial Aid

70%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$24,347

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,499,338
State $1,349,682
Institutional $10,620,966
Other external $232,965
Total $15,702,951

Non-need-based

Federal $54,665
State $94,752
Institutional $950,380
Other external $17,580
Total $1,117,377

Varsity Sports

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

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, USA South (Division III)
Mascot
Squirrels
School colors
green and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Applied Mathematics
Art Studio
Arts Management
Biochemistry
Biology
Business
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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Undergraduate

75%

1,310
students

Female
92%
1,209

Male
8%
101

Graduate

25%

438
students

Female
82%
359

Male
18%
79

undergraduateFull-time

66%

866
students

Female
96%
826

Male
4%
40

undergraduatePart-time

34%

444
students

Female
87%
383

Male
13%
61

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
22%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
51%
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

71%

Transfer applicants accepted

58%

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 Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

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
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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

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 5
Countries most often represented Bolivia
China
India
Japan
Saudi Arabia
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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