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Mary Baldwin College (MBC)

318 Prospect Street, Staunton, VA

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Mary Baldwin College, a nonprofit private institution, offers an assortment of degree programs, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Staunton, Virginia, the campus resides in a rural setting for students to study in. The school's Presbyterian Church affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's vision. Enrollment at Mary Baldwin College exceeds a thousand per year.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs MBC offers:

  • Education
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Psychology
  • History
  • Visual And Performing Arts
  • Social Sciences

To be considered for admissions, you may be asked to complete an application, write a personal statement, and submit high school records and test scores, which are then studied by the admissions committee. The majority of students accepted to Mary Baldwin College earn an SAT score in a range of 1240 - 1600, or an ACT score within the range of 19 - 26. Roughly 40 percent of all applicant were admitted at MBC, with 13 percent of those admitted choosing to enroll. More information regarding admissions can be found here.

Undergraduate tuition is approximately $30,000 annually, though it may vary based on different types of circumstances. Students may visit the school's net price calculator to find what your personalized cost of attendance would be. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the necessary requirements.

The Mary Baldwin College "Squirrels" have a number of intercollegiate athletic programs through participation in the NCAA. Available athletic programs offered may include but not limited to:

  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Soccer (NCAA Division III)
  • Softball (NCAA Division III)

Students should visit the MBC website to obtain a complete list of areas of study, programs, student services, and more that is available at this school.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give an overview of the candidates Mary Baldwin College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Mary Baldwin College has a total student population of about 1,700. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 11% enrolling as graduate students and 79% as undergraduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $30,000-$36,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
  • For part-time students, charges are between $450-$540 per unit
  • The average estimated cost for on campus dorms & meals is listed to be around $11,000, the price includes twenty-one meals each week

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$22,178
Receiving Student Loans84%$7,950
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Mary Baldwin College may offer services like those listed below:

  • Distance learning
  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Work study style employment
  • Employment search assistance

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Mary Baldwin College is approximately 39%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years39%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Teacher Education (Bachelor's) Program
    • * Accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee (since 2008)
  • Graduate Teacher Education Program
    • * Accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee (since 2008)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Mary Baldwin College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Basketball (Usa South Athletic Conference)
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Mary Baldwin College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Mary Baldwin College for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
97.08%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
100%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
12:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
78

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$14,180