Mary Baldwin College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Mary Baldwin College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,670 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1842 and is one of the 2 colleges and schools located in Staunton, Virginia.

Mary Baldwin College is affiliated with Presbyterian Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
49
Fair
Bachelor's degree and master's degree are offered at Mary Baldwin College.

Mary Baldwin College follows a continuous curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 49 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Management, Psychology, Business, and Sociology and Anthropology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.


Student Retention
64%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Mary Baldwin College student retention rate is relatively low at 64% (close to Virginia average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Mary Baldwin College is low - 39%. Nearly 23% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Mary Baldwin College is pretty good - 12:1. Find out more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$30,400
High
Average tuition costs are extremely high, around $30,000 per year. The additional fees at Mary Baldwin College (not included in tuition costs) are around $400; which totals $30,400 annually.

Read the details about Mary Baldwin College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
97%
Easy
As reported in recent government data, 2,774 applications were submitted and 2,693 were accepted; so it is very easy to get admitted at this school.

The college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Mary Baldwin College in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,200
Medium
Mary Baldwin College provides a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Mary Baldwin College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C
Unsafe
Mary Baldwin College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 800 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable -- around $5,200 annually.

Army, Navy, and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Mary Baldwin College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Mary Baldwin College appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Mary Baldwin College Location and Maps



Post Address: Mary Baldwin College, 318 Prospect Street, Staunton, Virginia 24401, USA
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