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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

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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.

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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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Student Perspectives

  • Logan Metts '22

    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 '20

    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 '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.

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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Program Info

26

Undergraduate

programs

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20

Graduate

programs

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30+

Online

programs

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Upcoming Events

Works by William E. Johnson
Monday, January 11
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WBB vs. William Peace
Sunday, January 31 at 2:00 p.m.
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Say it Loud
Monday, February 1 at 5:00 p.m.
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WBB vs. Methodist
Friday, February 5 at 7:00 p.m.
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First Fruits Festival
Friday, February 5 at 6:00 p.m.
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Black Film Festival
Saturday, February 6
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“They Gotta Have Us” Docuseries and Dialogue
Wednesday, February 10 at 5:00 p.m.
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Celebrating our Black Queens
Friday, February 12 at 6:00 p.m.
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MSocc vs. Pfeiffer
Saturday, February 13 at 3:00 p.m.
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WBB vs. Pfeiffer
Sunday, February 14 at 3:00 p.m.
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Black Males Matter
Thursday, February 18 at 5:30 p.m.
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MSocc vs. William Peace
Saturday, February 20
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Taste of the African Diaspora
Saturday, February 20 at 6:00 p.m.
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WBB vs. Meredith
Sunday, February 21 at 2:00 p.m.
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Carl Broman Concert
Monday, February 22 at 7:30 p.m.
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MBB vs. Patrick Henry
Wednesday, February 24 at 6:00 p.m.
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My Story Matters: Our Network of Narratives
Wednesday, February 24 at 6:00 p.m.
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WBB vs. Averett
Friday, February 26 at 6:00 p.m.
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MSocc vs. Southern Virginia
Friday, February 26 at 3:00 p.m.
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Spring Subterm A Ends
Friday, February 26
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Spring Subterm B Begins
Tuesday, March 2
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WT vs. Bridgewater
Thursday, March 11 at 3:00 p.m.
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Annual Juried MBU Student Art Exhibition
Monday, March 15
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WT vs. Sweet Briar
Wednesday, March 17 at 3:00 p.m.
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MBU’s Day of Giving: A Day to Lead the Way, March 18
Thursday, March 18
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MSocc vs. N.C. Wesleyan
Saturday, March 20
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Tennis vs. Southern Virginia
Tuesday, March 23 at 3:00 p.m.
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Tennis vs. Pfeiffer
Saturday, March 27
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MBU Senior Exhibition in Studio Art
Monday, March 29
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WT vs. Shenandoah
Friday, April 2 at 12:00 p.m.
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