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Mary Baldwin University

Staunton, Virginia


Mary Baldwin University

Private 4 Year

About Mary Baldwin University

Mary Baldwin University (MBU, formerly Mary Baldwin College) is a private Presbyterian liberal arts, master's-level university in Staunton, Virginia. It was founded in 1842 by Rufus William Bailey as Augusta Female Seminary. Today, Mary Baldwin University is home to the Mary Baldwin College for Women, a residential women's college with a focus on liberal arts and leadership, as well as co-educational residential undergraduate programs within its University College structure. MBU also offers co-educational graduate degrees as well as undergraduate degree and certificate programs for non-traditional-aged students.

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Located in Staunton, Virginia.

318 Prospect Street, Staunton, VA, 24401, Staunton City

Mary Baldwin University Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2022 Best Colleges in America

#691 of 6828

2022 Best Colleges in Virginia

#23 of 158

2022 Top Religious Colleges in Virginia

#7 of 27

Most Popular Majors

The most popular major at Mary Baldwin University is Medical followed by Education, Visual/Performing Arts, Social Sciences and Business Management.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Mary Baldwin University within four or six years.

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Notable Alumni