Admissions & Aid

At Mary Baldwin, we equip you with everything you need to navigate a dynamic global economy and pursue a meaningful, high-impact career. You’ll learn from real-world experts and mentors who are invested in your success. With small class sizes, professors will know your name and goals — and be there to fuel your growth and help you tackle every challenge along the way. 

You’ll also be introduced to a robust alumni network of trailblazing professionals ranging from data scientists to neurosurgeons, teachers, social entrepreneurs, Broadway actors, and executive coaches.

At MBU we guarantee you’ll have all the support you need to take your life and career to the next level.

Top 10%

for social mobility by U.S. News & World Report


students receiving financial aid or scholarships

$16 million

awarded in aid each year


students receiving personalized career support

Financing your future

We work hard to make an MBU education one of the most affordable in the country. 95% percent of MBU students receive scholarship awards or financial aid. And MBU helps you get your degree faster by maximizing transfer credits and translating relevant work and life experiences into course credits.

For graduate applicants

Making the decision to go to graduate school is both exciting and very different from the process of selecting your undergraduate institution. We want to make sure that you have all the information you need to make the best decision for your future.

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Get an early start

Earn college credit while in high school or enroll at MBU early and get a head start on your academic journey.

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Transfer to Mary Baldwin

We offer transfer students a smooth transition, a welcoming community, and opportunities for personal and professional growth.

Apply as an international student

We offer a nurturing environment that celebrates diversity, fosters cultural exchange, and provides comprehensive support.

Have questions?

Whether applying as a first-year student or to one of our graduate degree programs, we know the process can feel overwhelming.

We’re here to help.

Staunton Campus: [email protected] or (540) 887-7019
Murphy Deming Campus: [email protected] or (540) 887-4110

Find your level-up at MBU.
Connect with an Admissions Counselor.