PO Box 1500,Staunton, VA 24401 540-887-7019
http://www.mbc.edu admit@mbc.edu
About Mary Baldwin College
  • Year of Foundation 1842
  • Size of Campus 54 acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Presbyterian
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Other
  • Undergraduate Population 1,535
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 95%, 5%, 16%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 25,340
  • Room and Board $7,420
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee 35
  • Enrollment No. 1,390
Mary Baldwin College is the oldest institution of higher education for women in the nation affiliated with the Presbyterian Church. Among its first students, totaling 57 young women (paying as much as $60 per semester to attend), was Mary Julia Baldwin.This mission is implemented in the residential programs for women and the nonresidential programs for men and women over 21 through focus on teaching and learning; concern for the individual; commitment to the liberal arts as preparation for life, for careers, for graduate and professional studies, and for leadership; and emphasis on high ethical standards.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Cultural Fest, Mixers, Apple Day, Broman Concerts, charter Day, Christmas Cheer, Clas colors, Class Song, Commencement Weekend, Founders Day, Junior Dads Weekend, Late Night Breakfast, Marde Gras, Parents Weekend, Peanut Week, PEG Tradition, Signature Ball
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) College Life, the Baptist Student Union, Fellowship of Christian Athletes Campus Crusade for Christ Christian Student Association
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Number of frats 0
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Lambda Delta, Alpha Kappa Delta, Beta Beta Beta, Honor Scholars Society, Iota Sigma Pi, Lambda Pi Eta, Elizabeth Nottingham Day Society fo Women in the Arts, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Beta Kappa, Psi Chi, Sigma
  • Number of sororities 0
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Alliance, Caribbean Student Association, COSMOS, Latinas Unidas, Greater Things Dance Ministry, Libations
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Distance to nearest train Staunton, VA (1)
  • Distance to nearest bus N/A
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Charlottesville, VA (40), Weyers Cave, VA (15)
Student Housing
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 16
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 17%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 56%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 73%
  • Number of students using college housing 83%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 9%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 1%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (85%), other housing options (15%)
Campus Services
  • Museums audiovisual center, tv studio, communications lab, electron microscope, gas chromatoscope, greenhouse
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 11,889
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries
  • Basic Services Provided women's center, health service
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Microforms 69,644
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 890
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 6,668
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 13,542
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities collections by Tennessee Williams collections by Mary Julia Baldwin
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 140,466
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
Student Employment and Career
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Virginia Military Institute)
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,700
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 28%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 85%
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Varies greatly
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Village