Biology at Mary Baldwin College

Students who major in Biology at MBC integrate technique and theory. Whether they are contributing to faculty research or working on a self-designed project, biology majors have access to equipment and the opportunity to perform real research. A demanding senior project gives biology majors the chance to experience the science at a higher level of study and make an impression in graduate school and beyond.

Students can pursue a BS or a BA with a major in biology. Biology is also available as a minor.

Biology is available through the College for Women and Adult Degree Program* in Staunton.

*available to ADP students if they are transferring high-level math classes and lab sciences.

sunflowerRestoring Native Ecology at MBC

A broad coalition of faculty, staff, students, and community members are working together in an effort to bring indigenous species of grasses and flowers to Mary Baldwin’s campus. Read more.


Devon Chenette* Meet Devon Chenette

During her senior year, Devon Chenette investigated the effect of miRNA-145 on p53 activation in estrogen receptor negative breast cancer cells. Read her story.