Mary Baldwin University
Empowering tomorrow's inclusive leaders
to lead lives of purpose.

  • Academics
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    Co-ed. Student-Centered.

    We see you. And your potential. Arrive on campus, plug into opportunity. MBU helps you figure out the right questions and develop a solution. Making the world a better place and you a better you.

  • Community
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    Your home base to exploration

    Whether you're experiencing the eclectic personality of downtown Staunton, hiking through the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, or preparing for a semester abroad in India, MBU provides the perfect launchpad for exploration.

  • Faculty Connections

    Professors Focused on You

    MBU professors know much more than your name. Your experience is enriched by 1:1 connections with faculty as they realize your strengths and potential, inspiring you to achieve more than you thought possible.

  • Post-Graduation

    Making a difference in the world

    When employers identify their ideal traits for employees, they almost perfectly describe MBU graduates. Our graduates are ready …. to make change, do good, think forward. Our alumni do amazing things. And you will, too.

Students

Female student in a socially distanced classroom wearing a mask

Co-ed. Student-Centered.

We see you. And your potential. Arrive on campus, plug into opportunity. MBU helps you figure out the right questions and develop a solution. Making the world a better place and you a better you.

MBU men's soccer player wearing a Fighting Squirrels face mask
MBU students wearing face masks walking through downtown Staunton

Your home base to exploration

Whether you're experiencing the eclectic personality of downtown Staunton, hiking through the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, or preparing for a semester abroad in India, MBU provides the perfect launchpad for exploration.

Two students wearing face masks on MBU's historic Staunton campus

Professors Focused on You

MBU professors know much more than your name. Your experience is enriched by 1:1 connections with faculty as they realize your strengths and potential, inspiring you to achieve more than you thought possible.

Making a difference in the world

When employers identify their ideal traits for employees, they almost perfectly describe MBU graduates. Our graduates are ready …. to make change, do good, think forward. Our alumni do amazing things. And you will, too.


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Only @ MBU

Only @ MBU

- Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Class of 20

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

MBU expands how we teach and learn about equity, diversity, and social justice as we explore and create ways to confront discrimination and racism.
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- Virginia Women's Institute for Leadership (VWIL), Class of 20

Virginia Women's Institute for Leadership (VWIL)

VWIL is a holistic leadership program that includes military preparation for students who plan to commission into the Armed Forces.
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- VWCC-MBU Partnership, Class of 20

VWCC-MBU Partnership

A seamless transfer process for VWCC students: Bring every single credit you’ve earned at VWCC to MBU for your four-year degree.
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- Program for the Exceptionally Gifted (PEG), Class of 20

Program for the Exceptionally Gifted (PEG)

PEG is a selective early college program for young women ages 13-16. Gifted students of any gender 16+ may apply to our Early College Program.
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- LGBTQ+ Resources, Class of 20

LGBTQ+ Resources

MBU is dedicated to providing a home and education for evolving Queer Revolutionaries and has a variety of programming for LGBTQ+ students and allies.
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Program Info

26

Undergraduate

programs

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20

Graduate

programs

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30+

Online

programs

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Quick Facts

10:1 10:1 student : faculty ratio
17 17 average class size
25% 25% study abroad

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