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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
In State Students
92%
Out of State Students
7%
0
100
74%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 25
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1110
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. November 1, 2018 January 10, 2019
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 15, 2018 May 1, 2019
Fall Regular Decision February 1, 2019 May 1, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
4,808
Total Number of Undergrads
4,398
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 National: 28%
0
100
73%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
14:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$20,186
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$5,772
Out-of-State Tuition
$20,362
0
100
45%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
80%
Average Aid Per Year
$9,484
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
35%
65%
Student Organizations
150
Size of Town
Suburb: Midsize
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
$50,500
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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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