#13 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

Mary Baldwin College

Staunton, Virginia

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Student Population
Mary Baldwin College overview
Location Staunton, Virginia
Online mbc.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
Religious Affiliation Presbyterian Church (USA)
Mary Baldwin College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Staunton, Virginia, Mary Baldwin College is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (USA) faith. In the most recent statistical year 7,188 prospective students applied, and 6,261 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 358 enrolled in the school.  1,541 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 569 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $30,690 plus fees of $420. MBC is ranked 725 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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MBC is rated within the lower 38% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 4 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
Very Easy
Mary Baldwin College overview
SAT 940/1120
ACT 18/24
GPA 3.57
Applications Accepted
Mary Baldwin College overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Mary Baldwin College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$900
Other Fees$420
Room and Board $9,730
Budget for Other Expenses$2,130
Total One Year Cost$43,870

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$38,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
49% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Mary Baldwin College students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 18%
Business 18%
Psychology 15%
History 14%
Visual and Performing Arts 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=232672 IPEDS survey data for Mary Baldwin College.

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