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MBC Demographics & Diversity

Staunton, Virginia

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at MBC are mainly White with a sizeable Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 42% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Mary Baldwin College students
Race Percent of Students
White 58%
Black 23%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 1%
Race Unknown 5%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Extremely Low

There are 312% more female students than male students enrolled at Mary Baldwin College with a gender ratio of 80% women to 20% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, MBC has a significantly lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is not inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Mary Baldwin College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 20%
Women 80%
Enrollment by gender for Mary Baldwin College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 412
Women 1,698

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

MBC serves a low number of students outside of Virginia, with 62 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Mary Baldwin College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 62%
Out of State 35%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 3%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$62,187 per year

58% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 37.6%
Part time Undergrads 29.2%

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