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University of Mary Washington

Fredericksburg, VA, USA
3.90 Average Rating

The University of Mary Washington is a 4-year liberal arts college in northern Virginia. UMW is home to colleges of Arts & Sciences, Education, and Business conferring undergraduate degrees in over 60 fields of study. To provide a transition to college academics, UMW offers a number of First Year Seminars which feature small class sizes and personal interaction with the college faculty. Throughout each week of the school year, UMW schedules a number of on-campus events and performances at a space called The Underground, including small concerts, trivia nights, and open mic nights.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb or town
In-State Students
92%
Out-Of-State Students
7%
0
100
72%
Acceptance Rate

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. November 1, 2019 January 10, 2020
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 15, 2019 May 1, 2020
Fall Regular Decision February 1, 2020 May 1, 2020
Other March 1, 2020
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
4,727
Total Number of Undergrads
4,410
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
64%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
73%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
14:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$20,892
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$13,210
Out-of-State Tuition
$29,636
0
100
43%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
89%
Average Aid Per Year
$6,321
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
28%
72%
Student Organizations
150
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Washington
University Of Richmond
New York
Norfolk
Charlottesville
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
44%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$51,400
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What Students Are Saying

3.90 Average Rating
Mary Washington is a wonderful school that really gives you so many wonderful opportunities. We have professors here who have won awards, and if you are in the Creative Writing department we have Claudia Emerson as a Professor here. Not only do we have great academics, we have lots of fun here.
Rebecca from Reston, VA
mary washington is a nice and safe campus that has enough academic work to keep you occupied and learning without constant stress. it is an environment conducive to learning, being social, and getting a job. great all around school.
Lyndsey from Fredericksburg, VA

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