Check in with Mary Baldwin University's admissions department for more information on applying.
Here's an overiew of some of Mary Baldwin University's admissions stats.
|Mary Baldwin University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.6|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||18%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||70%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||38%|
These are the application deadlines for Mary Baldwin University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Mary Baldwin University does not offer early decision or early action.
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Getting into Mary Baldwin University is moderately difficult. Mary Baldwin University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Mary Baldwin University accepted 95% of all applicants, about 1,323 from the 1,397 applicants.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Mary Baldwin University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Mary Baldwin University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.
Curious about the factors that are considered by Mary Baldwin University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
Make sure to check with Mary Baldwin University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Mary Baldwin University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Mary Baldwin University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Mary Baldwin University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
Out of all students that were admitted, 61% submitted a class rank. At Mary Baldwin University 18% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 55% were in the top 25% and 77% were in the top 50%.
At Mary Baldwin University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||––|
|3.50 and 3.74||––|
|3.25 and 3.49||––|
|3.00 and 3.24||––|
|2.50 and 2.9||––|
|2.00 and 2.49||––|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Mary Baldwin University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Mary Baldwin University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Mary Baldwin University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 70% of Mary Baldwin University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 38% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Mary Baldwin University students scored 580 or higher and 75% of students scored 490 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Mary Baldwin University students scored 620 or higher, and 75% scored a 490 or higher.
To be most competitive at Mary Baldwin University, you should strive to earn between 19 and 26 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Mary Baldwin University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.
A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Mary Baldwin University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Mary Baldwin University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Mary Baldwin University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Mary Baldwin University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Mary Baldwin University.
Does Mary Baldwin University accept transfer credits?
✅ Mary Baldwin University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Mary Baldwin University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • Life Long Learning Credit
Does Mary Baldwin University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Mary Baldwin University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Mary Baldwin University?
✅ Mary Baldwin University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Mary Baldwin University's acceptance rate?
✅ Mary Baldwin University has an acceptance rate of 95%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Mary Baldwin University?
❌ Mary Baldwin University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Mary Baldwin University? Mary Baldwin University is a somewhat selective institution. The Mary Baldwin University acceptance rate is 95%. This means that the institution accepts 94 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Mary Baldwin University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Mary Baldwin University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
26 and Above
19 to 26
19 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Mary Baldwin University is 23. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into Mary Baldwin University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Mary Baldwin University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.57. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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