University of Mary Washington

Fredericksburg, VA

University of Mary Washington

Fredericksburg, VA

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Tuition & Fees

$13,845

$30,502

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
660
25th
560
75th
610
25th
530
75th
32
25th
23
75th
27
25th
21
75th
30
25th
23
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undergraduateRatios

35%

male

65%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,543
Declined 1,475
Total Received 6,018
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Public

4,713

undergraduate students

385

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 5,098
Established in 1908
Coeducational Coeducational

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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: Large town

University of Mary Washington
1301 College Avenue
Fredericksburg, VA
22401

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
56%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
86%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
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
81%
Bottom 1/2
19%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
660
25th
560
75th
610
25th
530
75th
32
25th
23
75th
27
25th
21
75th
30
25th
23

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (final 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
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,543
Declined 1,475
Total Received 6,018

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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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Financial Aid

72%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$6,537

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,678
Housing $6,848
Food $5,090
Additional fees $5,167
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $26,983
Average Financial Aid - $6,537
Total with Avg. Aid $20,446

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Equestrian yes
Field hockey yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Capital Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Anthropology, General. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other. yes
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General. yes
Geographic Information Science and Cartography. yes
Geography. yes
Historic Preservation and Conservation, General. yes
History, General. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Music, General. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other. yes
Physical Sciences, Other. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Visual and Performing Arts, General. yes

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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

5,098

total students

90%

in-state

10%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

92%

4,713
students

Female
65%
3,049

Male
35%
1,664

8%

385
students

Female
75%
287

Male
25%
98

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

81%

3,838
students

Female
64%
2,440

Male
36%
1,398

19%

875
students

Female
70%
609

Male
30%
266

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

3%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

89

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

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

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