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Baldwin Wallace University, founded in 1845, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 92-acre campus is located in Berea, 14 miles southwest of downtown Cleveland. Campus architecture includes ivy-covered sandstone buildings as well as colonial-style structures.

Website: www.bw.edu/

Private
Co-ed
3,136
Undergraduate
Students
(54.0%) 1,694 Women
(46.0%) 1,442 Men
605
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
74% of 3,926 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.52
SAT Math
510-610 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
579 average
520-640 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
24 average
21-27 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$50,260
Tuition and Fees
$33,530
Room and Board
$10,110
Average Percent of Need Met
88%
Average Freshman Award
$29,705
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$33,838
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
221
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 14% of classes
10-19 students: 47% of classes
20-29 students: 29% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Berea Population
18,980
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Cleveland
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
57% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Yellowjacket
Sororities
19% of women participate
Fraternities
15% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.3% Asian
9.3% Black/African-American
5.6% Hispanic/Latino
4.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
78.6% White
0.4% Unknown
International Students
0.7% from 20 countries
First-Year Students Returning
82.5%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
46.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
32%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
15.0%
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