Baldwin-Wallace College


Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Ohio


Baldwin-Wallace College is a private liberal arts college with ties to the Methodist Church. The college is located in Berea, Ohio, about twenty minutes southwest of Cleveland. The college is proud of its inclusive history--founded in 1845, Baldwin-Wallace has always admitted students without regard to race or gender. Undergraduates at Baldwin-Wallace can choose from over 50 majors including nine in the Conservatory of Music. The college offers some evening and weekend programs for continuing education students. Student life is hopping with over 100 student clubs and organizations including an active fraternity and sorority system. In athletics, the Baldwin-Wallace Yellow Jackets compete in the NCAA Division III Ohio Athletic Conference. The college fields eleven men's and ten women's intercollegiate sports.

Most Popular Majors

Accounting, Biology, Business Administration, Early Childhood Education, English, Marketing, Psychology, Public Relations

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 4374
Total Grad Students: 711
Undergraduate Students: 3663
Faculty: 164

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 27:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 22:1

Percent Male: 43%
Percent Female: 57%

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Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 50%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 68%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

275 Eastland Road
Berea Ohio 44017


Main Email:

Main Phone: 440-826-2900

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Joyce Cendroski
Senior Associate Director, Admissions
(440) 826-8004

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:

Athletics Contact:
Kris Diaz
Athletic Director, Athletic Department
(440) 826-2309

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

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Minimum GPA for Applying:
A minimum college grade point average of 2.50 (on a 4.0 scale) is required of transfer applicants.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
All college-level courses with a grade of C or better that are completed at an approved regionally accredited college or university will transfer to Baldwin-Wallace, given that they fall within the academic scope and level of B-W's programs.

Credits (Min/Max):
A maximum of 62 semester hours may transfer from two-year or community colleges. There is no limit on the number of hours that may be transferred from four-year institutions; however, the last 32 semester hours of your degree must be earned at Baldwin.

Test Scores for Applying:
If it has been five years or more since you graduated from high school, ACT/SAT scores are not normally a part of the application process. However, if you would like ACT/SAT scores to be included, please submit official scores.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Submit a Dean's Evaluation Form and one Personal Recommendation by a professor, employer or someone who is familiar with your goals and abilities as they relate to successfully pursuing a college academic program.

Essay(s) required:
An essay or personal statement is not required for admission consideration.

Application Fee:
$25.00 application fee. If the online application is used, the application fee is waived.

Other Requirements:
If you are applying for admission as a Conservatory of Music student, you must also complete the downloadable Conservatory Audition Supplement. There is a $50 audition fee. All materials must be received no later than two weeks before your scheduled audit

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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 21 27
English 20 27
Math 19 26
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 470 610
Math 470 610

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 518

Transfers Accepted: 233

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 45%

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 63%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -18%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 1334

Other Expenses: 2700

Room and Board: 7346

Tuition and Fees: 26396

Total Cost: 37776

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
A degree from Baldwin is within reach! Financial Aid helps families to bridge the gap between how much they can pay and how much college costs. In addition to need-based grants, work-study, and student loans, we offer several merit-based scholarships.

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 6464

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 97%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 97%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 81%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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