Mary Baldwin University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$30,690
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$17,879
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
7.6%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
84.4%
7,560 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
1,986
71% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
47.1%
114 Graduates

About

Mary Baldwin University is a higher education institution located in Staunton city, VA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Mary Baldwin University were Liberal Arts & Sciences (36 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (25 degrees), and Social Work (22 degrees).

In 2019, 442 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Mary Baldwin University. 88.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 11.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (299 degrees), 4.9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (61 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Mary Baldwin University is $30,690, which is $8,664 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Mary Baldwin University is $30,690, which is $8,664 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,879.

In 2019, 86% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 69% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$30,690
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Mary Baldwin University was $30,690. The cost of tuition at Mary Baldwin University is $8,664 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$17,879
2019 Value
7.99%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Mary Baldwin University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,879. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Mary Baldwin University grew by 7.99%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,330
Room and Board
$900
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Mary Baldwin University was of $10,330 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $900. The cost of room and board did not change between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

86%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
69%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

86% of undergraduate students at Mary Baldwin University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 6.17% with respect to 2018, when 81% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
7.6%
2017 Default Rate
43
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Mary Baldwin University was 7.6%, which represents 43 out of the 566 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Mary Baldwin University received 7,560 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 18.7% annual growth. Out of those 7,560 applicants, 6,380 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 84.4% acceptance rate.

There were 1,986 students enrolled at Mary Baldwin University in 2019, and 84% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Mary Baldwin University has an overall enrollment yield of 6.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

84.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
6,380
Accepted Out of 7,560

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Mary Baldwin University was 84.4% (6,380 admissions from 7,560 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 99.9%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 18.7%, while admissions grew by 0.236%.

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SAT Scores

84%
Submission Percentage
328
Scores Submitted

84% of enrolled first-time students at Mary Baldwin University in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Mary Baldwin University has a total enrollment of 1,986 students. The full-time enrollment at Mary Baldwin University is 1,411 students and the part-time enrollment is 575. This means that 71% of students enrolled at Mary Baldwin University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Mary Baldwin University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 52.4% White, 18.7% Black or African American, 6.6% Hispanic or Latino, 3.32% Two or More Races, 1.51% Asian, 0.302% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.151% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Mary Baldwin University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (40.4%), followed by Black or African American Female (21%) and White Male (9.49%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (42.9%), followed by White Male (6.79%) and Black or African American Female (4.62%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

71%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Mary Baldwin University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,986 students. The full-time enrollment at Mary Baldwin University is 1,411 and the part-time enrollment is 575. This means that 71% of students enrolled at Mary Baldwin University are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Mary Baldwin University was 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), Mary Baldwin University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,041
  2. Black or African American
    372
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    131

The enrolled student population at Mary Baldwin University is 52.4% White, 18.7% Black or African American, 6.6% Hispanic or Latino, 3.32% Two or More Races, 1.51% Asian, 0.302% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.151% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 312 students (15.7%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 344 more women than men received degrees from Mary Baldwin University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Mary Baldwin University is white (299 degrees awarded). There were 4.9 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (61 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Mary Baldwin University is Liberal Arts & Sciences (36 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (25 degrees) and Social Work (22 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Mary Baldwin University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are History (13 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (49 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (22 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Mary Baldwin University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,623,971 people), Secondary school teachers (609,198 people), Education administrators (320,628 people), Other managers (258,812 people), and Postsecondary teachers (245,874 people).

The most specialized majors at Mary Baldwin University are History (13 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (49 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (22 degrees), English (13 degrees), and Education (59 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Mary Baldwin University are Surgeons, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, and Public relations specialists

The most specialized majors at Mary Baldwin University are History (13 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (49 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (22 degrees), English (13 degrees), and Education (59 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Mary Baldwin University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,126,082 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (523,726 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (215,947 people), Legal services (175,335 people), and Individual & family services (168,517 people).

The most specialized majors at Mary Baldwin University are History (13 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (49 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (22 degrees), English (13 degrees), and Education (59 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Mary Baldwin University.
Most Common
  1. 36 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 25 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 22 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Mary Baldwin University was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 36 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

49
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
393
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 49 degrees were awarded to men at Mary Baldwin University, which is 0.125 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (393).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 12 degrees were awarded to men at Mary Baldwin University in Physical Therapy, which is 0.545 times less than the 22 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 35 degrees were awarded to women at Mary Baldwin University in Occupational Therapy, which is 17.5 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

41%
100% Completion Time
45%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 41% of students graduating from Mary Baldwin University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 45% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 46% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (57.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Mary Baldwin University is Female and Asian (57.1% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.63% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    299 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    61 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    43 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Mary Baldwin University is white (299 degrees awarded). There were 4.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (61 degrees).

9.73% of degree recipients (43 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    261 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    61 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    38 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Mary Baldwin University is white female (261 degrees awarded). There were 4.28 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (61 degrees).

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Operations

Mary Baldwin University has an endowment valued at nearly $32M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (0%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, Mary Baldwin University had a total salary expenditure of $40.8M. Mary Baldwin University employs 44 Assistant professors, 32 Associate professors, and 17 Professors. Most academics at Mary Baldwin University are Female Assistant professors (32), Female Associate professors(22), and Female Professors (13).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mary Baldwin University are: Service, with 58 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 48 employees, and Management with 41 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$32M
2019 Endowment
6.92%
decline from 2018

Mary Baldwin University has an endowment valued at about $32M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Mary Baldwin University declined 6.92% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $6.49M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $430k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Mary Baldwin University received $430k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$18.8M
2019 Salaries
10.9%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Mary Baldwin University paid a median of $18.8M in salaries, which represents 46% of their overall expenditure ($40.8M) and a 10.9% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.98% growth from 2017 and a 4.34% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.72M
Instructional Salaries
97
Number of Employees

In 2019, Mary Baldwin University paid a total of $6.72M to 97 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
44 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
58 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Mary Baldwin University were Assistant professor with 44 employees; Associate professor with 32 employees; and Associate professor with 17 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mary Baldwin University were Service with 58 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 48 employees; and Management with 41 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Mary Baldwin University was Female Assistant professor with 32 employees, Female Associate professor with 22 employees, and Female Professor with 13 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Mary Baldwin University.

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