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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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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.
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- 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.
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- 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

PA ’20 Rotation 4 Begins
Monday, September 23
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Hufflepuff Village
Saturday, September 28 at 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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Apple Day
Tuesday, October 1
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Founder’s Day
Thursday, October 3 at 12:15 p.m.
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Family Weekend
Friday, October 4
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Carpenter Lecture
Thursday, October 10 at 7 p.m.
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COE Graduate Fall Term 1 Ends
Friday, October 11
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Undergrad Fall Term 1 Ends
Wednesday, October 16
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Undergrad Fall Term 2 Begins
Thursday, October 17
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Fall Break
Friday, October 18
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COE Graduates Fall Term 2 Begins
Monday, October 21
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MDCHS Online Classes Fall Term 2
Monday, October 21
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Rotation 4 Ends for PA ’20
Wednesday, October 30
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Rotation 5 Begins for PA ’20
Monday, November 4
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MDCHS Thanksgiving Break
Saturday, November 23
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Thanksgiving Break
Wednesday, November 27
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Last Day of Class
Friday, December 6
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Exam week for PT Class 2021 and 2022
Monday, December 9
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COE Graduate Fall Classes End
Friday, December 13
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MDCHS PA Fall Term Ends
Friday, December 13
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Rotation 5 Ends for PA Class of 2020
Friday, December 13
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EORE 5 for PA Class of 2020
Friday, December 13
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Winter Break
Saturday, December 14
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PA Class of 2020 Spring Term
Thursday, January 2
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MDCHS Spring Term Start Dates
Monday, January 6
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MDCHS Online Spring Term 1
Monday, January 6
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PA 2021 Spring Term
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Wednesday, February 5
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