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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

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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

VWIL Fitness Expo
Sunday, January 19 at 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
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VWIL Honor Ceremony
Sunday, January 19 at 6 p.m.
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WBB vs. Salem College
Tuesday, January 21 at 4 p.m.
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WBB vs. Pfeiffer University
Saturday, January 25 at 2 p.m.
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Signature Ball
Saturday, January 25 at 9 p.m. - 12 a.m.
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Kwanzaa
Saturday, February 1 at 7 p.m.
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PA Rotation 6 End and EORE
Wednesday, February 5
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PA Rotation 7 and EORE
Monday, February 10
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Theatre Production
Wednesday, February 12
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COE Graduate Spring Term 1 Ends
Friday, February 28
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Spring Break
Monday, March 2
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COE Graduate Spring Term 2 Begins
Monday, March 9
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MDCHS Online Spring Term 2
Monday, March 9
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PA Rotation 8 and EORE
Monday, March 23
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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
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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
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PT and OT Summer Term 1
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PA 2021 Pre-Clinical Assessment Course
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