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Baldwin Wallace University Overview

Baldwin Wallace University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Berea, Ohio. The suburban atmosphere of Berea makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

What Is Baldwin Wallace University Known For?

938 Undergraduate Awards
$32,090 Avg Cost After Aid
78% Acceptance Rate
  • The student loan default rate at Baldwin Wallace College is 5%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
  • The highest award offered at Baldwin Wallace College is the post-master's certificate.
  • In 2017-2018, 53% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, Baldwin Wallace College bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $44,400 a year. That's about 9% more than their peers at other schools.
  • On average, it takes about 4.2 years for students from Baldwin Wallace College to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.

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Baldwin Wallace University Rankings

Baldwin Wallace College is ranked #20 out of 119 schools in Ohio.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Baldwin Wallace College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#3 Best Other Health Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Best Value Communication Sciences Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Best Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Best Communication Sciences Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Best Public Health Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#16 Best Value Health Professions Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#20 Best Health Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#22 Best Allied Health Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#24 Best Health & Medical Administrative Services Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#34 Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Baldwin Wallace University?

Location of Baldwin Wallace University

Contact details for Baldwin Wallace College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 275 Eastland Rd, Berea, OH 44017-2088
Phone: 440-826-2900
Website: https://www.bw.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/baldwinwallaceuniversity
Twitter: https://twitter.com/BaldwinWallace

How Do I Get Into Baldwin Wallace College?

You can apply to Baldwin Wallace College online at: https://www.bw.edu/admission/apply

Admission Requirements for Baldwin Wallace College

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores neither required nor recommended
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Baldwin Wallace College?

78% Acceptance Rate
55% Of Accepted Are Women
The acceptance rate at Baldwin Wallace University is 78%. This means that is not quite as selective as some schools, but you'll still need to submit a good application if you want to be considered by the admissions department.

Approximately 45% of accepted students are men and 55% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 77%, and the acceptance rate for women is 79%.

Can I Afford Baldwin Wallace University?

$32,090 Net Price
95% Take Out Loans
5.0% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Baldwin Wallace College is $32,090. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Baldwin Wallace College, approximately 95% of students took out student loans averaging $7,654 a year. That adds up to $30,616 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Baldwin Wallace College is 5.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Baldwin Wallace University Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,792 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,964 undergraduate students at Baldwin Wallace College, with 2,792 being full-time and 172 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Baldwin Wallace College

There are also 540 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,792 full-time undergraduates at Baldwin Wallace College, 46% are male and 54% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Baldwin Wallace College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Baldwin Wallace University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Baldwin Wallace College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 36
Black or African American 226
Hispanic or Latino 161
White 2,186
International Students 33
Other Races/Ethnicities 150

Geographic Diversity

Ohio students aren't the only ones who study at Baldwin Wallace University. At this time, 28 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 30 countries are represented at Baldwin Wallace College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are South Korea, China, and India.

Online Learning at Baldwin Wallace University

130 Took All Classes Online
377 Took At Least One Class Online
-1.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 377 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Baldwin Wallace College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 76th most popular in Ohio for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Baldwin Wallace College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Baldwin Wallace University was -1.6%. This is the #2,309 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Baldwin Wallace College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Baldwin Wallace College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Education 2%
General Education 67%
Teacher Education Subject Specific 32%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Baldwin Wallace College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Baldwin Wallace College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
General Education #108
Special Education #191
Educational Administration #252

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Baldwin Wallace University Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 0 64 0 76 140
Accounting 0 51 0 24 75
General Psychology 0 59 0 0 59
Public Health 0 22 0 33 55
Marketing 0 46 0 0 46
Nursing 0 45 0 0 45
Music 0 42 0 0 42
General Biology 0 41 0 0 41
Finance & Financial Management 0 41 0 0 41
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 41 0 0 41
Health & Physical Education 0 39 0 0 39
Allied Health Professions 0 6 0 29 35
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 18 1 15 34
Communication Sciences 0 10 0 22 32
Human Resource Management 3 12 0 13 28
Drama & Theater Arts 0 26 0 0 26
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 0 24 0 0 24
History 3 19 0 0 22
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 0 0 21 21
Educational Administration 0 0 0 21 21
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 18 0 0 18
Political Science & Government 0 18 0 0 18
General English Literature 0 16 0 0 16
Mathematics 0 16 0 0 16
Arts & Media Management 0 16 0 0 16
Public Relations & Advertising 0 15 0 0 15
Special Education 0 4 0 11 15
Communication & Media Studies 0 14 0 0 14
Other Health Professions 0 14 0 0 14
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 14 0 0 14
Sociology 0 14 0 0 14
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 0 13 0 0 13
Other Visual Art 0 12 0 0 12
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 2 0 9 11
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 11 0 0 11
Chemistry 0 11 0 0 11
General Education 0 0 0 9 9
Writing Studies 0 9 0 0 9
International Relations & National Security 0 9 0 0 9
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 8 0 0 8
Design & Applied Arts 0 8 0 0 8
International Business 0 5 0 2 7
Natural Resource Management 2 5 0 0 7
Physics 0 7 0 0 7
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 7 0 0 7
Computer Systems Networking 0 6 0 0 6
Romance Languages 0 6 0 0 6
International Studies 0 6 0 0 6
Computer Engineering 0 5 0 0 5
Philosophy 0 5 0 0 5
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 5 0 0 5
Economics 0 5 0 0 5
Public Administration 0 5 0 0 5
Computer Software & Applications 0 4 0 0 4
Computer Science 0 3 0 0 3
Computer Systems Analysis 0 2 0 0 2
Fine & Studio Arts 0 2 0 0 2
Teaching English or French 1 0 0 0 1
Germanic Languages 0 1 0 0 1
Religious Studies 0 1 0 0 1
Dance 0 1 0 0 1
General Engineering 0 0 0 0 0
Applied Mathematics 0 0 0 0 0
Biological & Physical Science 0 0 0 0 0
Human Services 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 9 929 1 285 1,224

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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