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University of Mary Washington Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$22,934 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,772 tuition
$10,104 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$5,858 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$37,524 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$20,362 tuition
$10,104 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$5,858 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$3,535 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
87% of students receive aid
15% get federal aid ($4,268 avg)
28% get state aid ($4,002 avg)
72% get institn'l aid ($3,535 avg)
50% get loans ($7,410 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 6.17% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 5.10% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $5,363 80%
Federal Grant Aid $4,268 15%
Pell Grants $4,163 15%
Other Federal Grants $763 2%
Institution Grant Aid $3,535 72%
State Grant Aid $4,002 28%
Student Loans $7,410 50%
Federal Loans $5,195 50%
Other Loans $12,907 9%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: May 15
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: April 5
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 15
Does University of Mary Washington offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1301 College Ave
Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5300
(540) 654-1000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $413
Out of State $1,018


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Debra from Radford, VA
  • I am a current student here

    UMW is one of Virginia's cheaper colleges, but you get a lot out of your money. Tuition is usually under 8,000 dollars per semester, living on campus, and about half that for living off campus.

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  • 5
  • Rebeca from Fredericksburg, VA
  • I am a current student here

    Since I'm a commuter student, tuition is a lot cheaper. I find my commuter meal plan definitely worth my money! I feel like I'm being challenged as a student and my money isn't being wasted. I'm exciting about the new Convergence Center and other new features on campus.

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  • Emma
  • I am a current student here

    I come from out of state and this school is only a thousand or two more than my local state schools. They offer some pretty good financial aid as far as that goes. I do wish they would offer a Spanish major though, but as a small school, they don't have all the majors a big school can offer.

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  • 5
  • Kimberly from Richmond, VA
  • I am a current student here

    I think for as low as the price is (compared to others), the professors are absolutely amazing and you will get a good education. At the end of the day, that's the most important thing.

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