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#12 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

Baldwin Wallace College

Berea, Ohio

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Overview

Enrollment

3,325
Baldwin Wallace College overview
Location Berea, Ohio
Online bw.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Religious Affiliation United Methodist
Baldwin Wallace College overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Baldwin Wallace University, founded in 1845 and situated in Berea, Ohio, is a private liberal arts college that combines a historic campus with modern facilities. In close proximity to Cleveland, the campus offers a traditional suburban atmosphere that complements its heritage buildings. The university's history is one of innovation and service, being one of the first colleges in the country to admit students without regard to race or gender. Baldwin Wallace provides a range of undergraduate programs with notable strengths in business, education, and the sciences. The institution is moderately selective, aiming to attract a diverse and academically inclined student body. Regarding student living, Baldwin Wallace offers on-campus housing options, fostering a close-knit residential community. While the university supports various NCAA Division III athletic teams known as the Yellow Jackets, it is recognized more for its academic programs than its athletic pursuits.

In the most recent statistical year 4,250 prospective students applied, and 3,358 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 730 enrolled in the school.  3,040 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 285 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $35,366 plus fees of $600. Baldwin-Wallace College is ranked 348 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

7/10

Overall

6/10

Academics

8/10

Resources

6/10

Outcomes

7/10

Value

Baldwin-Wallace College is rated within the top 40% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

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Getting In

Admission Standards

Average
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SAT 1040/1250
ACT 21/27
GPA 3.7

Applications Accepted

79% 
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition

$35,366
Costs for Baldwin Wallace College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$600
Room and Board $12,424
Budget for Other Expenses$6,400
Total One Year Cost$56,290

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years

$49,600 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

70% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Baldwin Wallace College students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 25%
Biology 10%
Visual and Performing Arts 8%
Education 8%
Psychology 7%

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