Website: www.marybaldwin.edu/

Private
1,137
Undergraduate
Students
(92.5%) 1,052 Women
(7.5%) 85 Men
517
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
95% of 1,397 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.57
SAT Math
522 average
460-580 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
561 average
490-620 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23 average
19-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$44,025
Tuition and Fees
$31,085
Room and Board
$9,410
Average Percent of Need Met
84%
Average Freshman Award
$31,700
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$32,679
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
4-1-4
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
97
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 18% of classes
10-19 students: 46% of classes
20-29 students: 27% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Staunton Population
23,921
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
85% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Squirrel
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.9% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.5% Asian
20.4% Black/African-American
6.6% Hispanic/Latino
3.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
60.4% White
5.2% Unknown
International Students
1.9% from 13 countries
First-Year Students Returning
65.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
40.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is not required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3  
Science 2  
Foreign Language   2
Social Studies 3  
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required August 25
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only Not used if submitted
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
201 East Frederick Street
City, State, Zip
Staunton, VA 24401-3610
Phone
(540) 887-7019
Fax
(540) 886-6634
E-mail
admit@marybaldwin.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins September 15
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 recommended for all freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
95% of 1,397 applicants were admitted
Women
95% of 1,315 applicants were admitted
Men
96% of 82 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
246 (19%) of 1,323 admitted students enrolled
Women
218 (18%) of 1,244 admitted students enrolled
Men
28 (35%) of 79 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.57
3.75 and Above
38%
3.50 - 3.74
14%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
15%
2.50 - 2.99
18%
2.00 - 2.49
2%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
522 average
460-580 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
5%
Score of 600 - 700
13%
Score of 500 - 600
41%
Score of 400 - 500
36%
Score of 300 - 400
5%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
561 average
490-620 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
8%
Score of 600 - 700
28%
Score of 500 - 600
38%
Score of 400 - 500
25%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
23 average
19-26 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
10%
Score of 24 - 29
29%
Score of 18 - 23
49%
Score of 12 - 17
12%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 18%
Top quarter: 55%
Top half: 77%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$44,025
Tuition and Fees
$31,085
Room and Board
$9,410
Books and Supplies
$900
Other Expenses
$2,630
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning November 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003723
Free
State Aid Form  

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
105 (99.1%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
101 (96.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
101 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
17 (16.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
84%
Average Award
$31,700
Need-Based Gift
Received by 101 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $28,433
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 88 (87.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,124
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
4 (3.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $19,188

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
670 (98.0%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
643 (96.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
643 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
75 (11.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
74%
Average Award
$26,009
Need-Based Gift
Received by 637 (99.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $22,046
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 566 (88.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,008
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
22 (3.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,189

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
92%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$32,679
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
12.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
7.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
Alternative loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
543
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Educators, Children of Faculty/Staff
Number of Awards
18
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,608
Academic Calendar System
4-1-4
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Anthropology, Other
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
  • Computational and Applied Mathematics
  • Criminology
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Fine and Studio Arts Management
  • French Language and Literature
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • International Economics
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Marketing, Other
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Psychology, Other
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Social sciences, Health professions and related sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Engineering, nursing, osteopathy with Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
97
Part-Time Faculty
138
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
34%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 18% of classes
10-19 students: 46% of classes
20-29 students: 27% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 26% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 66% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 9% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
504,232
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
247
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Education--General
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • Middle School Education
  • Theater

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Occupational Therapy

Location and Setting


Staunton Population
23,921
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Campus Size
59 acres

Weather

Temperature
24.7 average low in January, 82.6 average high in September
Rain
119 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
6 mile(s) from campus in Verona
Nearest Train Station
Staunton

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Women only housing, coed housing
Students in College Housing
85% of all students
Housing Requirements
Students required to live on campus through senior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
15%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Squirrel
School Colors
Yellow, white, and forest green

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Basketball x      
Cross-Country Running x      
Soccer x      
Softball x      
Tennis x      
Volleyball x      
Women's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Tennis x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Basketball    
Cross-Country Running    
Soccer    
Softball    
Tennis    
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
 

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, minority clubs united, greater things dance ministry, mbu cheer, ladies of elegance, math club
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus, Navy ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Mostly women
All Undergraduates
1,137
Women
1,052 (92.5%)
Men
85 (7.5%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
720
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.9% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.5% Asian
20.4% Black/African-American
6.6% Hispanic/Latino
3.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
60.4% White
5.2% Unknown
International Students.
1.9% from 13 countries
Average Age
28
All Graduate Students
517

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
65.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
40.6%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
44.5%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
45.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Business 4%
Theology 1%
Arts and Sciences 8%
Medicine 2%
Education 6%

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