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Academic Rigor
4.1875
Dorm Life
3.8421
Food and Dining
3.6316
Bang for the buck
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Clubs and Activities
4.5000
Greek Life
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Most Helpful Review for University of Mary Washington
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Breon from Stafford, VA
  • 19 out of 19 people found this review helpful

Students at the University of Mary Washington definitely learn a lot. There are about 4,000 students total in the entire school, so over 900 students in each graduating class. It is so beneficial going to a school that is smaller because classes are smaller, making it more comfortable to participate in class and ask questions. Professors also know who you are: you are not seen as just a number to them. Because classes are so small, they get to know their students: the different personalities, strengths, and weaknesses of their students, making it easier for professors to know how to...

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  • Jessica from Stafford, VA
  • May-07-2014 I am a current student here

    Mary Washington is very into academic excellence you have to maintain atleast a 2.0 or you wont be able to receive financial aid which sucks but you can appeal the process. There are alot activities for students through the campus.

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  • Music Major from Fredericksburg, VA
  • Mar-02-2014 I am a current student here

    The University of Mary Washington is a fantastic school for those interested in challenging academics and personalized instruction. The professors are not interested in letting you simply slide through the semester but rather they push hard to know each student and to challenge each student to their very best potential. The largest class I have had at UMW contained 30 students and the professor knew everybody's name the first week. UMW also has a beautiful campus and great food.

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  • Suleman from Stafford, VA
  • Jan-13-2014 I am a current student here

    Not very helpful when it comes to your academic standing and applying for financial assistance. You are not given too much assistance in continuing your education if you aren't doing very well.

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  • Jessie from Williamsburg, VA
  • Dec-26-2013 I am a current student here

    UMW is not a huge college so if you are looking for tons of people, I don't suggest this college (however, our school is mostly female, so there are lots of single ladies). UMW is the type of college that everyone gets to know one another because we have a smaller community and the staff/professors really try to get to know their students. Our campus is one of the main things that drew me to the college, it truly makes me feel at home.

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  • Nelofar from Winchester, VA
  • Nov-13-2013 I am a current student here

    It's a good school with a nice reputation. Plenty of clubs and practices. Good social prospects for meeting others.

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  • Lucas from Bristol, VA
  • Oct-12-2013 I am a current student here

    The best way to describe Mary Washington is as a first rate school for a low rate price. The academics, professors, campus, and food have all been spectacular for me and the closeness to D.C. does provide many opportunities for internships. The small class sizes are also a great advantage, professors do actually know your name and they care about the success of their students.

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  • Happy
  • Oct-01-2013 I am a current student here

    Mary Washington is a school that inspires students to be the best that they can be and promotes creativity. It has excellent academics that allow you to take a number of diverse classes. What ever you are going to school for or if you are not sure, this is the school to start your education.

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  • Eniola from Chesterfield, VA
  • Jul-31-2013 I am a current student here

    Mary Washington is a small and cozy school. From corner to corner there isn't a part of Wash' that isn't beautiful. The emphasis on liberal arts program helps students to be well rounded and prepared for their careers after college.

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  • Katherine from Fredericksburg, VA
  • Jul-30-2013 I am a current student here

    Great school! Lovely campus and people, no pressure to join any one group. Free to do whatever feels right, with people willing to help along the way.

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