3,204
Students
Financial aid thermometer
26,990
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
78
78%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Baldwin Wallace University is a Comprehensive institution located in Berea, OH, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Durst Welcome Center
115 Tressel Street
Berea, OH  44017
United States
Contact Joyce J. Cendroski
Director of First Year RCMT and Admission
Email: admission@bw.edu
Phone: 440-826-2222
Fax: 440-826-3830

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
Industrial And Organizational Psychology Checkmark
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,576
Applied
2,791
Accepted
3,204
Enrolled
78%
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Female Admissions

1,956
Females Applied
1,538
Females Accepted
79%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,620
Males Applied
1,253
Males Accepted
77%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.52
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Required for some programs Other requirements may exist (see below)
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3
Interview
One recommendation
Other requirements: Minimum 3.0 cum GPA and recently graded paper in lieu of ACT or SAT scores for Test Optional applicants

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen May 1st Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 590 530 645
SAT Math 578 630 640
ACT Composite 24 21 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

32,586
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Fees

9,554
Room & board
5,518
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees
Alumni

Financial Aid

26,990
Avg. Financial Aid Package
28,852
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
13,110
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,699
Avg. Loan Aid
13,504
Avg. Grant Aid
20,876
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
87%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
37%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,204
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
24%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.49%
Black or African American 9.21%
White or Caucasian 77.84%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1%
Asian 1.59%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.06%
Two or more races 4.76%
Other 0.22%

Gender

Male (45.32%)
Female (54.68%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 61%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
April Reign, Dance Marathon and Homecoming

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Dance Marathon, Mid-Night Madness (MNM), Ohio Collegiate Music Educators Association (OCMEA), Sport Management Club and Student Ambassadors

Campus Security & Safety

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Other Campus Security & Safety:
emergency text messaging

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No No No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery Checkmark No No
Rowing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery Checkmark No No
Rowing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

474
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 223
Part-time - 251
Male - 233
Female - 241