Founded in 1842, Mary Baldwin University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Staunton (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Virginia. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Mary Baldwin University (MBU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Presbyterian religion. Mary Baldwin University (MBU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 178 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. MBU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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|Name||Mary Baldwin University|
|Motto||Non pro tempore sed aeternitate
Not for time but for eternity
|Colours||White and gold|
|Address||318 Prospect Street
|Tel||+1 (540) 887 7019|
|Fax||+1 (540) 886 5561|
|over 20,000 US$
|over 20,000 US$
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||Box 1500
(540) 887 7019
800 468 2262
|Religious Affiliation||Christian-Presbyterian Presbyterian Church (USA) - www.pcusa.org|
|Basic Classification||Doctoral/Professional Universities|
|2000 Classification||Masters Colleges and Universities II|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, small, primarily residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Majority undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Arts & sciences plus professions, some graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Arts & sciences focus, high graduate coexistence|
Mary Baldwin University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 97,088 physical volumes, 2,816 physical media, 30,553 digital/electronic medium and 77 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Mary Baldwin University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 750 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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