Mary Baldwin University requires at least 126 semester hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Mary Baldwin University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Mary Baldwin University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 45% of students who start college at Mary Baldwin University finish the requirements for graduation within six years.
Mary Baldwin University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Mary Baldwin University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Mary Baldwin University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with Mary Baldwin University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Mary Baldwin University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Mary Baldwin University.
Student Designed Majors
Mary Baldwin University allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.
Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major.
Double Majoring at Mary Baldwin University
Mary Baldwin University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.
✅ Mary Baldwin University offers services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ Mary Baldwin University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Mary Baldwin University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ Mary Baldwin University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and offers a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Mary Baldwin University.
❌ Students at Mary Baldwin University are not required to complete an internship as a graduation requirement.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the Grafton Library and there are no other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.
Mary Baldwin University offers these dual degree programs:
•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with University of Virginia
•3-2 dual degree program in nursing with Vanderbilt University and Jefferson College of Health Sciences
•Osteopathy with Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does Mary Baldwin University have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Mary Baldwin University has an Army ROTC program, an Air Force ROTC program and a Navy ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Mary Baldwin University include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
•a Navy ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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