Mary Baldwin College (MBC)

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Mary Baldwin College can be found in Staunton, VA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Mary Baldwin College has an enrollment of about 2,100 students.

Most of the students getting into this school had an SAT score in the range of 940 - 1120, or got accepted with an ACT composite score in the range of 18 - 22. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the MBC average GPA ranges from 2.89 to 3.14 for accepted students. An estimated 80 percent of all applicant were admitted at Mary Baldwin College, and from those that were granted acceptance roughly 6 percent continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall MBC Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Mary Baldwin College was reported as 84.4% in Fall 2020 with over 7,560 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • MBC ACT Scores: 18 - 22
  • MBC Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.14

How Hard Is It to Get into Mary Baldwin College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Mary Baldwin College, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Mary Baldwin College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 99.5%
  • 2017-2018: 94.7%
  • 2018-2019: 99.9%
  • 2019-2020: 84.4%
  • Projected MBC Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 86.2%

How Does MBC Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Mary Baldwin College is forty-nine percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Bridgewater College67.3%
Eastern Mennonite University64.6%
Virginia Military Institute59.5%
Washington and Lee University18.6%
Southern Virginia University98.0%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to MBC (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading480 - 580
Math460 - 540
Total Score940 - 1120
ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score18 - 22
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