Baldwin Wallace University

Berea, OH 44017

Baldwin Wallace University (BW) is a private institution in Berea, Ohio. The university offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Over 3,400 undergraduate students enrolled in the 2018 school year. BW was established in 1845 by Methodist settlers and became a university in 2012. Along with the main campus in Berea, the university operates a second campus in Warrensville Heights. Berea is a suburb of Cleveland and provides students with access to a major city while studying in a small suburb. The university currently offers over 80 majors, including one nursing major. These degree programs are managed through 27 different academic departments. 

Baldwin Wallace University currently offers an accelerated BSN program for students who already have a Bachelor’s degree with a non-nursing major. This program was accredited by the CCNE in 2014. It is also approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing (OBN). The program is designed to be completed in just 15 months and includes a combination of classroom learning and clinical rotations. The clinical rotations are completed at the nearby Southwest General Health Center in Middleburg Heights Ohio. The program requires students to complete prerequisite coursework before enrolling, which includes Human Anatomy and Physiology and Microbiology. The most recent graduating class had a 100% pass rate for the NCLEX-RN exam.


Campus LocaleSuburb: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation
United Methodist
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate80%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. Accelerated BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 22

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Baldwin Wallace University

Case Western Reserve University
15.34 miles away
Notre Dame College
19.52 miles away
Ursuline College
21.49 miles away
Hiram College
36.85 miles away
Walsh University
42.64 miles away
Ashland University
43.08 miles away
Malone University
44.89 miles away
Aultman College of Nursing and Health Sciences
46.08 miles away
University of Mount Union
50.3 miles away
Mount Vernon Nazarene University
76.38 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1915 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
04/22/2014 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Cost (Net Price)


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$16,740
30k to 48k$18,559
48k to 75k$19,775
75k to 110k$23,388
Over 110k$26,887
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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Race/ethnicity unknown

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Baldwin Wallace University
275 Eastland Rd
Berea, OH 44017

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