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You’ve made promises to yourself. You’re going to join in. Love your work. Land the job. Build success for yourself, your family, and your world. How? Together.

We’re Mary Baldwin University, a small, private university in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Our journey is 177 years in the making, ever adapting and evolving while keeping students like you at our core. That’s our story. We can’t wait to learn yours.

Because when you get your degree through MBU Online, the MBU community will travel the journey with you.

Together. That’s our promise. Explore our programs.

"Online students bring their whole lives to school. We see moms and dads working on their degree every day to be an example to their kids. They bring life experience and leadership in their jobs to the classroom. And we value that."

Virginia Trovato, Director of Advising, MBU Online

Here's How

A network of opportunities, personal attention, professional development. You’ll experience this support right out of the gate and far beyond graduation as a member of the #MBUfamily.

#4 Best Online College

We believe that a high-value, personalized education should meet you where you are. Our low cost of $460 per credit hour and generous financial aid packages are only two reasons why we’re ranked #12, Best Bang for the Buck, Southeast Colleges by Washington Monthly, 2020 College Guide and Rankings and #4 Best Online College in Virginia by Value Colleges.

It's Affordable

  • No application fee

  • Up to 84 transfer credits accepted

  • Credit for work or military experience through a prior learning portfolio

  • Scholarships and tuition discounts

  • Standardized test waivers available

Your Education, Your Way

Not only is your classroom just a click away, your professor is, too. The #MBUfamily is made up of experienced scholars and professionals who put you first, always. It’s why 80% of MBU Online graduates say they would do it all over again.

What Our Students Say

“MBU promotes friendship, empowerment, leadership, and ultimately success. I am unable to express in words how honored and thankful I am to be a part of this university.”

— Alexis Ferry