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Baldwin Wallace University

Baldwin Wallace logoBaldwin Wallace University is a comprehensive, accredited, independent university thriving on a foundation of innovation, inclusion and academic excellence since 1845. BW offers the benefits of an arts and sciences education blended with professional career preparation. A teaching faculty leads more than 80 undergraduate majors, as well as master’s degree programs in business, education, and healthcare. BW serves a diverse student body of 3,400 on a historic, suburban campus in Berea, Ohio (about 2 hours north of Columbus and just 20 minutes from Cleveland).  Baldwin Wallace describes a transfer student as anyone who has attended a college or university after high school graduation.


Institutional Agreement with BW & CSCC

Information about transfer admission at BW

Information about the A2BW program

Information about majors and programs at BW

Information about scholarships and financial aid at BW

Information about transfer credit at BW

Visit and Contact Information

Students interested in learning more information about transfer admission and application to Baldwin Wallace should complete the information at this link:  or contact a transfer admissions representative from BW by email: or phone: (440) 826-2222.  Students may also arrange a visit to campus, schedule an in person or virtual appointment, or reserve space in a virtual or on campus visit program at this link:



Associate to Bachelor's Degree Program (A2BW) Pathways                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Students earning an associate degree (Associate of Arts, Science, Applied Business or Applied Science) from a regionally accredited college or university transfer to Baldwin Wallace University with a maximum of 60 credits and junior status.         Students must complete a minimum 24 transferable credits from any OT36 discipline: English, mathematics, arts/humanities, social and behavioral sciences, and natural sciences to receive a waiver of the BW general education requirements.  It is recommended that students complete the pre-requisite courses listed for each major below while enrolled in their associate degree whenever possible to ensure readiness to pursue a degree at BW. A BW transfer advisor will help students enroll in their first semester at BW based on the coursework completed in the Associate degree.

Business Majors Core Course Recommendation List

Business Majors:  Accounting, Business Adminstration, Digital Marketing, Finance, Human Resource Management, Hospitality & Tourism Management, International Business, Management & Innovation, Marketing, Sport Management

Communication Studies Majors Core Course Recommendation List

Communication Studies Majors: Communication Studies, Film Studies, Media Producation, Public Relations

Computer Science, Digital Media, and Math Majors Core Course Recommendation List

Majors: Computer Science, Cybersecurity Analyst, Software Engineering, Data Science, Applied Mathematics, Mathematics (BS)

Education Majors Core Course Recommendation List

Education Majors: Art Education, Middle Childhood Education, Inclusive Early Childhood Education, Intervention Specialist (Mild/Moderate), Integrated Language Arts, History: Integrated Social Studies, Life Science, Social Science: Integrated Social Studies

Health Sciences Majors Core Course Recommendation List

Health Sciences Majors:  Communication Science & Disorders, Physical Activity & Recreation Adminstration, Community Health Promotion, Exercise Science, Pre-Allied Health/Pre-Physical Therapy, Public Health

Humanities Majors Core Course Recommendation List

Humanities Majors: Applied History, History (online program for A2BW students only), History, Art-Studio, Creative Writing, English, Public History, Spanish, Sustainability

Music-Conservatory Majors Core Course Recommendation List

Majors: Arts Management, Music Industry, Music, Music Education, Music Composition, Music History and Literature, Music Performance: Instrumental, Music Performance: Keyboard, Music Performance: Voice, Music Theater, Music Theater Direction, Music Theory, Music Therapy

Natural Sciences and Engineering Core Course Recommendation List

Majors: Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Neuroscience, Physics (BA), Physics (BS), Engineering

Social Sciences Majors Core Course Recommendation List

Social Sciences Majors: Criminal Justice, Economics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology

Theatre and Acting Majors Core Course Recommendation List

Majors: Acting and Directing, Design and Technology, Dance/Movement, Stage Management, Acting