University of Mary Washington

Fredericksburg, VA

University of Mary Washington

Fredericksburg, VA

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Tuition & Fees

$13,270

$29,694

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
12%
600-699
42%
500-599
39%
400-499
5%
700-800
5%
600-699
29%
500-599
53%
400-499
11%
300-399
0
30-36
10%
24-29
48%
18-23
41%
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undergraduateRatios

36%

male

64%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,438
Declined 1,501
Total Received 5,939
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Public

4,182

undergraduate students

306

graduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 4,488
Established in 1908
Coeducational Coeducational

234-acre campus in Fredericksburg (population: 28,360), 50 miles from both Richmond and Washington, DC. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Washington, DC. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Metropolitan area: Richmond; Washington, D.C.
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Reagan National

University of Mary Washington
1301 College Avenue
Fredericksburg, VA
22401

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
57%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Class Council
  • Campus Programming Board
  • Community Outreach and Participation
  • Association of Residence Halls
  • Student Government Association

Top Events

  • Multicultural Fair
  • Devil Goat Day
  • Lip Sync
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • self-defense and safety classes. Guardian App

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
41%
Top 1/2
76%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
12%
600-699
42%
500-599
39%
400-499
5%
700-800
5%
600-699
29%
500-599
53%
400-499
11%
300-399
0
30-36
10%
24-29
48%
18-23
41%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline February 1
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.64

Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,438
Declined 1,501
Total Received 5,939

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

application essay
class rank
recommendation(s)

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

92%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,456

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,678
Room & board $11,500
Additional fees $4,592
Books & supplies $1,200
Other fees $3,520
Total $29,490
Average Financial Aid - $4,456
Total with Avg. Aid $25,034
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Equestrian sports
Field hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
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 Sports Men

Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Fencing, Football, Lacrosse, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Swimming and diving, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Cheerleading, Fencing, Field hockey, Football, Lacrosse, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Anthropology
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Geography
Historic Preservation and Conservation
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
Physical Sciences, Other
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Sociology
Visual and Performing Arts, General
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

4,488

total students

91%

in-state

9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

93%

4,182
students

Female
64%
2,672

Male
36%
1,510

7%

306
students

Female
75%
228

Male
25%
78

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

88%

3,694
students

Female
64%
2,360

Male
36%
1,334

12%

488
students

Female
64%
312

Male
36%
176

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 80%
Student 4 year graduation rate 55%
Student 5 year graduation rate 8%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

303

Transfer students enrolled

7%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: April 1

Transfer difficulty

Very difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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