English students at Mary Baldwin hone critical thinking skills through hands-on, active learning, a diverse group of course offerings, and textual analysis and interpretation. Self-discovery is encouraged for all students. You’ll also develop skills in all facets of writing, including creative writing.

Supportive faculty, even online

Our teaching faculty hold qualifications from an impressive variety of universities; they have published books, book chapters, and articles within peer-reviewed journals of national and international standing, and they regularly attend conferences in their field, keeping them up-to-date with the latest approaches to literary study. Our creative writing faculty have published novels, short stories, and poetry collections and won several awards.

Happy graduates

Cost and Financial Aid

A great education is worth it. Here’s how Mary Baldwin helps you pay for it: Generous financial aid packages, a broad range of scholarships, transferring maximum credit hours from previous coursework or relevant work and life experiences — the list goes on. Our mission is to help you level up and bring your aspirations to life.

In addition to support through the Office of Financial Aid, you can transfer up to 15 credits and fast-track your English degree.

The Mary Baldwin flag waving high above campus
The top cornice of Mary Baldwin University's dining hall. The top features arches and a pineapple topper.

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Questions? Mary Baldwin’s admissions team is ready and available right now.

Eager to launch the next phase of your education? Simply fill out our application form. An admissions counselor will be in touch with a decision within a week!