Mary Baldwin University

Mary Baldwin University combines a high quality liberal arts education with professional training and close individual attention. On the main campus, students benefit from the low student/faculty ratio (10 to 1) and small class size (average: 17). Our online and adult students receive the same level of individual guidance through a variety of course deliverysystems designed for working adults. MBU has a unique early admittance program for gifted young women in our Program for the Exceptionally Gifted and an innovative '24/7' leadership program (Virginia Women's Institute for Leadership, the nation's only all-female cadet corps) with extensive co-curricular as well as curricular components. MBU boasts a highly diverse campus where international and students of color hold elected and appointed leadership positions and where the campus benefits from diverse cultural activities. Global perspectives are built into the curriculum, preparing our students to be contributing citizens of the world. Students have many study abroad opportunities ranging from May Term in Ireland studying philosophy to a teacher education practicum in Australia to ornithology in Costa Rica. Mary Baldwin also has exchange programs and study abroad partnerships with colleges in Japan, South Korea, India, Taiwan, and the United Kingdom. New fast-track degree programs for women and men are slated to begin in fall 2017. These accelerated, residential undergraduate programs are: Education Leaders, Murphy Deming Scholarships in Health Professions, Shakespeare &Performing Arts, and Women Entrepreneurs. Within these accelerated programs, you can earn your bachelor's degree in three years and move on to advanced coursework right at Mary Baldwin.

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school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Private, Coed 1842 N/A 4-1-4 $35.1 million New and Frederick Streets, Staunton, VA 24401 (540) 887-7019
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56 100.0 Virginia Staunton 840