English students at Mary Baldwin hone critical thinking skills through hands-on active learning, a diverse group of course offerings, and text analysis and synthesis. Self-discovery, or finding your own voice, is encouraged for all students. Majors will also find emphasis placed on skills in all facets of writing, including creative writing.

Students can pursue a BA with a major in English. English also is available as a minor.

English is available through Mary Baldwin College for Women in Staunton and through the Adult Degree Program online.  It is also available to ADP students in Charlottesville, Rappahannock, Richmond, Roanoke, South Boston, Staunton, Weyers Cave, and Williamsburg.