Mary Baldwin University

Staunton, VA

Mary Baldwin University

Staunton, VA

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Tuition & Fees

$31,085

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
27%
500-599
38%
400-499
25%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
13%
500-599
40%
400-499
35%
300-399
5%
30-36
9%
24-29
29%
18-23
48%
12-17
12%
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undergraduateRatios

7%

male

85%

female

1

teacher

9

students

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Not Selective

94%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,323
Declined 74
Total Received 1,397
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Private

1,239

undergraduate students

415

graduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,654
Established in 1842
Coeducational Coeducational

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).

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Shenandoah Valley Regional

Mary Baldwin University
101 East Frederick Street
Staunton
24401

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
85%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Minority Clubs United
  • Greater Things Dance Ministry
  • MBU Cheer
  • Ladies of Elegance
  • Math Club

Top Events

  • Apple Day
  • Signature Ball
  • Opening Convocation
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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
55%
Top 1/2
77%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
27%
500-599
38%
400-499
25%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
13%
500-599
40%
400-499
35%
300-399
5%
30-36
9%
24-29
29%
18-23
48%
12-17
12%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.57

Not Selective

94%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,323
Declined 74
Total Received 1,397

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

character/personal qualities
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
application essay
first generation
interview
class rank
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 13
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $30,690
Room & board $9,410
Additional fees $395
Books & supplies $900
Other fees $2,230
Total $43,625

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cross-country running
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports Women

Equestrian sports

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Applied Mathematics, General
Art/Art Studies, General
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Criminology
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Fine and Studio Arts Management
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Social Work
Sociology
Visual and Performing Arts, General
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional

1,654

total students

77%

in-state

23%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

75%

1,239
students

Female
85%
1,052

Male
7%
85

31%

517
students

Female
84%
432

Male
16%
85

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

63%

720
students

Female
95%
683

Male
5%
37

37%

417
students

Female
89%
369

Male
11%
48

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 65%
Student 4 year graduation rate 41%
Student 5 year graduation rate 4%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
19%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
59%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

122

Transfer students enrolled

7%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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