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Study Abroad destinations

Baldwin Wallace University

Ohio, USA

Baldwin Wallace University is a private, liberal arts university, located in Berea, Ohio.

Baldwin Wallace University is located just 20 minutes from the thriving business and cultural centre of Cleveland. This makes it the perfect environment to facilitate liberal arts learning in a challenging and supportive environment that enhances your intellectual and spiritual growth and your pursuit of personal and professional excellence. 

As a Baldwin Wallace student, you will find small class sizes with a supportive teaching faculty. Your teachers act as mentors, with a commitment to real world preparation. Baldwin Wallace has over 100 clubs and organisations for students to join. The University is devoted to academics, diversity, culture, fine arts, and recreational sports.

What you can study

Course When you can study
Film Studies BA 2nd year, Semester 1
Media and Communications BA 2nd year, Semester 1
All Business programmes (excluding Accounting and Finance) 2nd year, Semester 1 or 2
2nd year, full year
Religion, Philosophy and Ethics BA 2nd year, Semester 1 or 2
2nd year, full year
Theology and Religious Studies BA 2nd year, Semester 1 or 2
2nd year, full year
Drama and Theatre BA 2nd year, Semester 1
Drama: Education and Community BA 2nd year, Semester 1
Physical Education and Sports Coaching BA 2nd year, Semester 2
Acting BA 2nd year, Semester 1 

Academic information

Choosing your modules

You need to gain the following credits from your modules:

  • 12 to 15 credits per semester
  • 24 to 30 credits per year

You can see module options in the Baldwin Wallace University module catalogue.

Academic calendar

The academic year is split into 2 semesters:

  • Semester 1: late August to early December
  • Semester 2: early January to early May

Visit the university website for a full list of academic dates for Baldwin Wallace.


Accommodation abroad

Whilst abroad, you are guaranteed accommodation, and will likely have to share a room.

The costs, based on 2023/24 academic year, are:

  • Semester 1: £1660.83 (payable in October to York St John)
  • Semester 2: £1660.83 (payable in January to York St John)

More details are available on the Baldwin Wallace accommodation pages.

Accommodation in York

If you study abroad for 1 semester, you are guaranteed University accommodation for the semester you are in York.

Costs and visas


Funding is available to help you with study abroad costs. Please see our Funding page for more details.

Additional costs

This information is about additional costs of studying at this host university. Please be aware that prices are subject to change, and the list may not be exhaustive.

We recommend looking at the host website, as well as entry requirements for the country, to get a full understanding of the costs involved.

There is a $75 application fee due when you apply to Baldwin Wallace. There may also be some classes with additional fees, such as art, music and science classes.

All Study Abroad students will have their bedding and linen bundles pre-ordered for them, and these will be ready in their rooms for arrival. The cost is $100 and will be directly billed to your account. Once accepted onto the course, you will be asked to complete a form to indicate what style of bedding you would like. After the exchange, you can take the bedding home with you or donate it to a local organisation in need.

All Study Abroad students at Baldwin Wallace must pay into health insurance, which costs approximately $104 per month.

There is a mandatory meal plan to pay on arrival. This is the Prime Plan, and is $3,269 per semester. This includes 336 meals, $200 Dining Dollars and 4 guest meals at the Union Dining Hall. You will have the option to change your meal plan to a more basic plan within the first 2 weeks of the semester.


Please make sure you have an up to date passport that expires no earlier than 6 months after you intend to return.

You will be provided with guidance and documentation from the partner university but it will be your responsibility to obtain the correct visa.

Neither the Study Abroad team here or at the partner university are qualified to offer consultations or detailed advice regarding visa applications. Immigration laws are complex and subject to frequent changes. So if you do have any visa-related questions you will need to contact the appropriate Embassy directly.

Overview of a student visa

Approximate cost: $340 (plus cost of travel to US Embassy in London)

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