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Mary Baldwin University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Staunton, Virginia. The location of Mary Baldwin is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

15 Undergraduate Degrees
$27,845 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
87% Acceptance Rate

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Mary Baldwin has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#21 Highest Paid Master’s Degree Nursing Administration Graduates College Factual

Where Is Mary Baldwin University?


Contact details for Mary Baldwin are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 318 Prospect Street, Staunton, VA 24401
Phone: 540-887-7019

How Do I Get Into Mary Baldwin?

You can apply to Mary Baldwin online at:

Admission Requirements for Mary Baldwin

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank considered but not required
High School Transcript considered but not required
College Prep Program considered but not required
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores considered but not required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Mary Baldwin?

87% Acceptance Rate
81% Of Accepted Are Women
63% Submit SAT Scores
Mary Baldwin University has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.Approximately 19% of accepted students are men and 81% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 81%, and the acceptance rate for women is 89%.

Average Test Scores

About 63% of students accepted to Mary Baldwin submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 480 and 580. Math scores were between 460 and 540.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Mary Baldwin University  ( 480 to 580 )

SAT Math Scores for Mary Baldwin University  ( 460 to 540 )
Mary Baldwin received ACT scores from 18% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 18 and 25. Math scores were between 16 and 23. Composite scores were between 18 and 24.

ACT English Scores for Mary Baldwin University  ( 18 to 25 )
ACT Math Scores for Mary Baldwin University  ( 16 to 23 )
ACT Composite Scores for Mary Baldwin University  ( 18 to 24 )

Can I Afford Mary Baldwin University?

$27,845 Net Price
80% Take Out Loans
7.1% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Mary Baldwin is $27,845. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Mary Baldwin, approximately 80% of students took out student loans averaging $6,141 a year. That adds up to $24,564 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Mary Baldwin is 7.1%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Mary Baldwin University Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,131 Full-Time Undergraduates
79% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,477 undergraduate students at Mary Baldwin, with 1,131 being full-time and 346 being part-time.


There are also 633 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,131 full-time undergraduates at Mary Baldwin, 21% are male and 79% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Mary Baldwin University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 24
Black or African American 275
Hispanic or Latino 98
White 573
International Students 12
Other Races/Ethnicities 149

Geographic Diversity

Virginia students aren't the only ones who study at Mary Baldwin University. At this time, 23 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 10 countries are represented at Mary Baldwin. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Japan, South Korea, and Saudi Arabia.

Online Learning at Mary Baldwin University

720 Took All Classes Online
1,226 Took At Least One Class Online
11.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 1,226 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Mary Baldwin has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 8th most popular in Virginia for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of Mary Baldwin

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Mary Baldwin University was 11.0%. This is the #936 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Mary Baldwin regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Mary Baldwin ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Mary Baldwin.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Registered Nursing #337

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Mary Baldwin University Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 15 15
TOTAL 15 15


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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