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 1,900 students.

Most of the students getting into this school had an SAT score in the range of 1240 - 1600, or got accepted with an ACT composite score in the range of 18 - 25. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the MBC average GPA ranges from 2.89 to 3.25 for accepted students. An estimated 90 percent of all applicant were admitted at Mary Baldwin College, and from those that were granted acceptance roughly 8 percent continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall MBC Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Mary Baldwin College was reported as 88.3% in Fall 2013 with over 3,090 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 SAT Scores: 1240 - 1600
  • MBC ACT Scores: 18 - 25
  • MBC Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.25

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 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for MBC has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 62.0%
  • 2010-2011: 52.3%
  • 2011-2012: 44.5%
  • 2012-2013: 54.0%
  • 2013-2014: 88.3%
  • Projected MBC Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 65.4%

How Does MBC Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Mary Baldwin College is fifty-nine percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Bridgewater College54.9%
Eastern Mennonite University65.1%
Virginia Military Institute47.3%
Southern Virginia University99.9%
Washington and Lee University18.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records 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 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to MBC (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading430 - 550
Math400 - 510
Writing410 - 540
Total Score1240 - 1600
ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score18 - 25
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