University of Mary Washington

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

1301 College Avenue

Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5300

(540) 654-2000

(800) 468-5614

Fax: (540) 654-1857



Contact: Martin Wilder

Vice President for Enrollment and Communications
Main Address

1301 College Avenue

Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5300

(540) 654-1000

www.umw.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 4,231

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 877

Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,070

Graduate enrollment: 853

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Online application fee: $50
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 71%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 83%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

American Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Arts – General B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Classics B
Foreign Language & Literature – General B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Historic Preservation/Conservation B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
Geography B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

University of Mary Washington Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (540) 654-1000
Website: www.umw.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: www.umw.edu/admissions/apply/
Address: 1301 College Ave, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5300
Setting: Suburb: Midsize
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 4,488
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 71%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 3,912 (87% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $13,270
Out-of-state Tuition: $29,696
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 92%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $6,592

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

University of Mary Washington Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of Mary Washington.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 12
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 2
Health Professions and Related Programs 1
History 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 3
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 161
Visual and Performing Arts 4
Grand total 2284

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of Mary Washington and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $13,270
Out-of-state $29,696
Books and supplies $1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $11,112
Out-of-state $20,832

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 850 92%
Grant or scholarship aid 822 89% $6,592
Student loan aid 449 49% $7,842

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,979 68% $6,429
Federal student loans 1,864 42% $6,363

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of Mary Washington. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of Mary Washington students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 5,939 1,993 3,946
Percent admitted 100% 72% 76%
Percent admitted who enrolled 15% 16% 14%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of Mary Washington Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 4,488
Undergraduate enrollment 4,182
Graduate enrollment 306

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of Mary Washington Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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