Baldwin Wallace College

Baldwin Wallace College

Baldwin-Wallace College, a liberal arts college in Berea, Ohio, was established in 1845 by Methodist missionaries. The college is home to an internationally renowned music school, the Baldwin-Wallace Conservatory of Music, and the Riemenschneider-Bach Institute. Baldwin-Wallace offers over 50 majors, and several cooperative and pre-professional programs. The college includes more than 25 academic departments which lead to bachelor's degrees.

Baldwin-Wallace's fields several men's and women's sports teams and the College is a member of the Ohio Athletic Conference. The athletic teams participate in the NCAA's Division III sports. It also operates a student run radio station known as the WBWC. Their official mascot is the Yellow Jackets.

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Contacting Baldwin - Wallace

Baldwin-Wallace College
275 Eastland Rd
Berea , OH 44017-2088
General Phone: (440) 826-2900

Baldwin - Wallace Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management376business management, accounting, small business management, finance, human resources, international business, marketing
Education and Teaching190education, educational administration, education of learning disabled, middle school teaching, early childhood education, music teaching, reading teaching
Liberal Arts117German language, French language, Spanish language, English, creative writing, international studies, interdisciplinary studies, economics, econometrics, ...
Science58biology, exercise physiology, biological and physical sciences, chemistry, physics, physical science courses
Media52communication studies, mass communication, radio and television, public relations
Therapy and Counseling45psychology, communication disorders, music therapy
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy41health and physical education, sports and fitness management, athletic trainer
Music32music, music history and theory, music performance, music theory and composition, piano, voice
Security and Law Enforcement28criminal justice and safety
Computer Science and Engineering24information science, systems analyst, computer science, computer and media applications, computer networking
Drama and Performing Arts18stagecraft, various performing arts
Medicine18neuroscience, health professions
Fine Arts13fine arts, art history and criticism
Religion and Philosophy5philosophy, religion
Family and Social Work5social work
Art Studies4art studies
Photography and Commercial Art2film studies

Number of programs and degrees for Baldwin - Wallace in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year226
Bachelor's degree75361
Master's degree2599

Baldwin - Wallace Student Body

In 2007-2008, Baldwin - Wallace had a total enrollment of 4,383 students (3,774 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 46%
Women 54%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 79%
Graduate 21%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 76%
Black 7%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 12%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 29%
20-21 28%
22-24 12%
25-29 9%
30-34 7%
35-39 5%
40-49 7%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New York3%
(International Students)1%
New Jersey1%

Baldwin - Wallace Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 83 %

Baldwin - Wallace Room and Board (2007)

Baldwin - Wallace offers campus housing for 1,880 of its 3,774 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Berea, Ohio for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Ohio Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Baldwin - Wallace Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal500610
SAT Math490600
SAT Writing490600
ACT Verbal2026
ACT Math2127
ACT Composite2126

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT55%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT82%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

Baldwin - Wallace Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 23,524
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 23,524
Room and board $ 7,728
Room charge $ 3,776
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,952
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 2,100

Financial Aid:
Baldwin - Wallace participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 301400)

Baldwin - Wallace Faculty

Baldwin - Wallace has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1823
Non-tenured and not on tenure track94

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professorcalendar year2*0*
Assistant professorcalendar year2*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year4$78,6671*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year47$75,81618$75,212
Associate professoracademic year30$62,42424$60,440
Assistant professoracademic year17$51,76023$51,627
All faculty totalacademic year94$67,19265$61,412

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Baldwin - Wallace Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Ohio Athletic Conference
Basketball Ohio Athletic Conference
Baseball Ohio Athletic Conference
Track Ohio Athletic Conference

Baldwin - Wallace Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Finance, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Small Business Administration/Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Information Science/Studies

Drama And Performing Arts
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
Visual and Performing Arts, Other

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Education/Teaching Individuals - Specific Learning Disabilities
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Music Teacher Education
Reading Teacher Education

Family And Social Work
Social Work

Fine Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Liberal Arts
Creative Writing
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
History, General
International/Global Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Public Relations/Image Management
Radio and Television

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Music History, Literature, and Theory
Music Performance, General
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Piano and Organ
Voice and Opera

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Athletic Training/Trainer
Health and Physical Education, General
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Photography And Commercial Art
Film/Cinema Studies

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies

Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Exercise Physiology
Physical Sciences, Other
Physics, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Communication Disorders, General
Music Therapy/Therapist
Psychology, General

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What Sets Baldwin - Wallace Apart:

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