100%

Acceptance Rate

$26,678

Avg.Financial Aid

003723

FAFSA Code

About Mary Baldwin University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,902

Website

https://www.marybaldwin.edu

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SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Presbyterian Church (USA)

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Mary Baldwin University, which is located in Staunton, Virginia is a private, Presbyterian Church (USA) university. The university covers an area of 5 acres. In 1842, Mary Baldwin University was founded. Mary Baldwin University believes in imparting education and contributing to society by focusing on innovation, research, education, and commitment. The motto of the university is Non pro tempore sed aeternitate and its official colors are gold and white each class has its own colors.. The total enrolment stands at 1,761 students at Mary Baldwin University. Around 1,407 and 579 students take admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the university. The school has an academic staff of 95 full-time, 118 part-time, 91% of full-time hold terminal degree who teach various courses to the students. At Mary Baldwin University, around 71% of the students are 24 and under. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 81% of the students are females and 19% are males. Finally, at MBU around 51% are white, 23% are Black or African American, and 10% belong to an unknown race or ethnicity. In its 178 years of existence, MBU has produced several known personalities like Tallulah Bankhead, Anna Jarvis, Custer LaRue, and Jason Narvy. Mary Baldwin University's sporting teams are affiliated to NCAA Division III – USA South. Like several universities in the country, athletics play an important part here as well. A total of 152 programs, including both residential and online, are currently offered by MBU. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association), ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant), CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education), and CSWE (Council on Social Work Education). The total endowment of the Mary Baldwin University is around $30 million (2019).

Location & Contact

Address

318 Prospect Street

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5408877019
Fax: 5408877292
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Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

100%

SAT Range

950 - 1130

ACT Range

18 - 24

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is fairly easy. The varsity has 2 admission thresholds. Along with the admission form, the students have to deposit a non-refundable fee to complete the application process. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 940-1120, it would improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to Mary Baldwin University, must score 20 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 18 are also given admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 318 Prospect Street, Staunton, Virginia 24401. To gather more information, they can call them at (540) 887-7019.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$16,556

Average Annual Cost

$30,690

Books And Supplies

$900

Other Fees

$420

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,410

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,130

Total One Year Cost

$43,550

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to MBU. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $44,995. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($31,110), books and supplies ($900), room and boarding ($9,730), and budget for other expenses ($2,495). If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

10:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

75%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

67%

Academic Calendar

Four-one-four plan

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

28%

Male Professors

72%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

31 Graduates

Psychology, General

26 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

22 Graduates

Social Work

19 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

18 Graduates

History

16 Graduates

Criminology

12 Graduates

Biology, General

11 Graduates

Area Studies

7 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

7 Graduates

Sociology

7 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

6 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

5 Graduates

Music

5 Graduates

Political Science and Government

5 Graduates

Communication, Journalism, and Rela...

4 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

4 Graduates

Social Sciences, Other

4 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

3 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

3 Graduates

Mathematics

3 Graduates

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

2 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

2 Graduates

Chemistry

1 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

1 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

1 Graduates

Economics

1 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

1 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,327

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

54%

Full-time

72%

Part-time

28%

Students Gender

Male

14%

US National: 44%

Female

86%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

52% White

8% Unknown

23% Black

9% Hispanic

5% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

1%

Unknown Location

46%

Out Of State

53%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$62,187 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 96% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

96%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Squirrels

School Colors

green and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

80

Intramural Sports

2

Sports Club

2

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. At MBU, $9,730 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Several dining and meal plan options are available for the students at MBU. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 19% male and 81% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$29,400/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$37,200/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$21,000

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$218 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$26,678

Students Receiving Federal Grants

69%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,031

Students Receiving State Aid

46%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,017

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

97%

Average Aid Per Year

$22,446

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$27,274

$30K - $48K

$28,693

$48K - $75K

$28,295

$75K - $110K

$23,673

> $110K

$21,264

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,322,434

In case the students at Mary Baldwin University face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $5,344, whereas the financial aid is $20,754. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $3,044 and institutional aid worth $20,754. The non-need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Mary Baldwin University amount to $1,322,434 per annum.

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