Mary Baldwin College


Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

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State: Virginia


Mary Baldwin College is a small, private liberal arts college for women. The college's 54-acre campus is located in Staunton, Virginia, a small city in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley. With a 10 to 1 student / faculty ratio and an average class size of 17, Mary Baldwin offers its students a lot of personal attention from the faculty. Students can choose from over 40 majors and minors. For its strengths in the liberal arts and sciences, Mary Baldwin College was awarded a chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. Along with strong academics, Mary Baldwin College often wins high marks for its value.

Most Popular Majors

Business Administration, History, Psychology, Sociology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 1738
Total Grad Students: 175
Undergraduate Students: 1563
Faculty: 73

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 24:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 21:1

Percent Male: 7%
Percent Female: 93%

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Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 31%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 42%

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Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

New & Frederick St
Staunton Virginia 24401


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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 19 26
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 420 550
Math 410 520
Writing 410 530

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Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 44%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -44%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 900

Other Expenses: 1700

Room and Board: 7790

Tuition and Fees: 26960

Total Cost: 37350

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Costs Data From: 2011-12

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 8150

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 98%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 98%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 79%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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