Tuition & Fees

$11,630

$26,220

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
43%
500-599
41%
400-499
6%
700-800
5%
600-699
27%
500-599
57%
400-499
11%
700-800
2%
600-699
23%
500-599
48%
400-499
25%
300-399
2%
30-36
21%
24-29
32%
18-23
33%
12-17
14%
30-36
6%
24-29
44%
18-23
34%
12-17
16%
30-36
12%
24-29
46%
18-23
37%
12-17
5%
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undergraduateRatios

36%

male

64%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,393
Declined + 1,584
Total Received 5,977
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Public

4,398

undergraduate students

410

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Psychology
  3. English Language/literature
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Codes

SAT 5398
ACT 4414

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Location

School Facts

University of Mary Washington, is a public, liberal arts and sciences university. Founded in 1908 as the State Normal and Industrial School for Women, it adopted coeducation in 1970. Its 176-acre campus is located in Fredericksburg, 50 miles from both Richmond and Washington, DC.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 4,808
Established in 1908
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Fredericksburg, VA

234-acre campus in Fredericksburg (population: 28,118), 50 miles from both Richmond and Washington, DC. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Washington, DC. Public transportation serves campus.

University of Mary Washington
1301 College Avenue
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
58%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
88%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
46%
Top 1/2
85%
Bottom 1/2
15%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
43%
500-599
41%
400-499
6%
700-800
5%
600-699
27%
500-599
57%
400-499
11%
700-800
2%
600-699
23%
500-599
48%
400-499
25%
300-399
2%
30-36
21%
24-29
32%
18-23
33%
12-17
14%
30-36
6%
24-29
44%
18-23
34%
12-17
16%
30-36
12%
24-29
46%
18-23
37%
12-17
5%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,393
Declined + 1,584
Total Received 5,977

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Essay
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Melissa Yakabouski
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
P: 800 468-5614
F: 540 654-1857
admit@umw.edu

Financial Aid

45%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,485

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,772
Room $7,326
Board $3,792
Additional fees $5,858
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $23,948
Average Financial Aid - $9,485
Total with Avg. Aid $14,463

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,478,091
State $3,239,602
Institutional $1,525,758
Other external
Total $8,243,451

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $5,663,977
Other external $1,036,523
Total $6,700,500
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
June 1

Other
May 15

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Other

Financial Aid Office

P: 540 654-2468
F: 540 654-1857
finaid@umw.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Heidi Hunter-Goldsworthy
Director of Financial Aid
hhunterg@umw.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
equestrian sports
field hockey
golf
lacrosse
rugby
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

Baseball, Basketball, Boxing, Canoeing, Cheerleading, Cycling, Fencing, Kayaking, Lacrosse, Polo, Rowing, Rugby, Skiing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

Basketball, Boxing, Canoeing, Cheerleading, Color Guard, Cycling, Fencing, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Kayaking, Polo, Rowing, Skiing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Synchronized Swimming, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Beach Volleyball, Bowling, Boxing, Cheerleading, Color Guard, Corn Hole, Cycling, Dance Team, Dodgeball, Fencing, Flag Football, Inner-Tube Water Polo, Kickball, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee

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Athletic Directors

Ken Tyler (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Dana Hall (women's)
Head Coach/assistant Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Capital Athletic Conference
Mascot
Eagles
School colors
navy, gray, and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Anthropology
Art History
Art Studio
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Classics
Communications/Digital Studies
Computer Science
Economics
Education
Elementary Education
English
Environmental Science
French
Geography
Geology
Geospatial Analysis
German
Historic Preservation
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Affairs
Latin
Liberal Studies
Management Information Systems
Mathematics
Music
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Religion
Science in Nursing/Completion Program
Sociology
Spanish
Theatre
Women's/Gender Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Psychology
  3. English Language/literature

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

4,808

total students

92%

in-state

8%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

91%

4,398
students

Female
64%
2,813

Male
36%
1,585

9%

410
students

Female
67%
275

Male
33%
135

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

88%

3,905
students

Female
64%
2,495

Male
36%
1,410

12%

493
students

Female
65%
318

Male
35%
175

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

67%

Transfer applicants accepted

70%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

89

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

75%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Special housing
  • Tape recorders
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 20
Countries most often represented Austrailia
China
Italy
South Africa
Spain
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Melissa Yakabouski
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
540 654-2000
myak@umw.edu

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