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  • Academics

    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

    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

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.

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.

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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Student Perspectives

  • Mattie Elmore ' 18

    Having the ability to get my degree online allowed me to continue working and spend more time with family.

    Mattie Elmore found success through MBU Online. It made it possible for her to advance her career while being there for her family.
  • Tamia Baker-Johnson '20

    Despite our small size, there are a multitude of ethnicities, cultures, and experiences represented.

    Tamia Baker-Johnson is studying to pursue a career in data analytics. She chose MBU for the diverse community and many leadership opportunities.
  • Geddy Bartosch '22

    The minute I stepped on campus, I felt wanted here, not just as a number but as a person.

    At MBU, Geddy Bartosch found a beautiful place where people are happy and accepting. He greatly appreciates the one-on-one experience in the classroom

Student Perspectives

Logan Metts juggling a soccer ball on the Mary Baldwin University soccer field.

- Logan Metts, Class of 2022

My one word to describe my MBU experience so far? Epic.

At MBU, Logan Metts found a vibrant community of like-minded people, and she’s happy to call the active and growing athletic department her home.
Qun Choi posing for an image in his Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences shirt.

- Qun Choi, Class of 2020

I felt like I had another support system — an additional family — I can rely on for anything.

Qun Choi is a physical therapy student at MDCHS. He says the knowledge you gain through the interprofessional approach is invaluable.
Tamia Baker-Johnson portrait

- Tamia Baker-Johnson, Class of 2020

Despite our small size, there are a multitude of ethnicities, cultures, and experiences represented.

Tamia Baker-Johnson is studying to pursue a career in data analytics. She chose MBU for the diverse community and many leadership opportunities.
Mattie Elmore at her Mary Baldwin University Graduation Ceremony

- Mattie Elmore, Class of 20 18

Having the ability to get my degree online allowed me to continue working and spend more time with family.

Mattie Elmore found success through MBU Online. It made it possible for her to advance her career while being there for her family.
Geddy Bartosch leaning up against a wall smiling

- Geddy Bartosch, Class of 2022

The minute I stepped on campus, I felt wanted here, not just as a number but as a person.

At MBU, Geddy Bartosch found a beautiful place where people are happy and accepting. He greatly appreciates the one-on-one experience in the classroom
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Upcoming Events

CANCELED: Homecoming
Thursday, April 2
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CANCELED Brenda Bryant Memorial 5k 2020
Saturday, April 4 at 8 a.m.
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Final Day of Classes
Friday, April 10
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Exam Week
Monday, April 13
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PA ’21 and ’22 Exams
Tuesday, April 14
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Exams for PT and OT Classes of 2021 and 2022
Monday, April 20
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Pre-May Term Break
Tuesday, April 21
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May Term for MLitt
Wednesday, April 22
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Summer 1 for MFA
Wednesday, April 22
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End of Spring Term for PA PT and OT
Friday, April 24
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PT and OT Summer Term 1
Monday, April 27
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OT 2021 Summer Term
Monday, April 27
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PA Summer Term
Monday, April 27
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PA 2021 Pre-Clinical Assessment Course
Monday, April 27
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UPDATE: May Term for Undergrads
Monday, April 27
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COE Graduate Courses End
Friday, May 1
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UPDATE: Capstone Festival
Thursday, May 7
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PT and OT Exams/Grad Events/Doctoral Projects
Monday, May 11
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PA Class of 2021 Break
Thursday, May 14
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COE Graduate Summer Courses Begin
Monday, May 18
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PA Rotation 1 and EORE
Monday, May 18
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UPDATE: Commencement Weekend
Sunday, May 24
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Memorial Day Break
Monday, May 25
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Summer Term for Undergrads
Tuesday, May 26
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COE MS Higher Ed Summer Term Begins
Monday, June 1
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MDCHS Online Summer Term
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MDCHS Summer Term 2
Monday, June 8
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APTA Conference
Friday, June 12
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Summer Week
Monday, June 22
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Friday, June 26
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