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University of Mary Washington
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  • 4 Year
  • FREDERICKSBURG, VA

Monthly Update

3.20.2024

UMW Enhanced Spring Visit for high school sophomores and juniors! Saturday, April 6 Learn More

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade A
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

About

1301 COLLEGE AVE
FREDERICKSBURG, VA 22401
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Other
From University of Mary Washington

The University of Mary Washington is a public, four-year liberal arts and sciences institution in Fredericksburg, VA dedicated to creating the best possible student experience. We create meaningful connections and transformative experiences through small classes and diverse student activities. YOU MATTER at UMW, and we’re excited to help you find what matters to you.

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University of Mary Washington Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
February 1
Acceptance Rate
82%
SAT Range
1130-1320
ACT Range
26-31
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$21,901 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$8,030 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
91%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
73%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 71 responses
35%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 89 responses
45%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 88 responses

Majors

UMW 2024 Multicultural Fair: Saturday, April 13

academic spotlight

The Multicultural Fair exemplifies the University of Mary Washington’s commitment to enhancing multicultural awareness. The Fair provides an entire day devoted to multicultural entertainment, activities, international and American food, and ethnic craft vendors.

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    25%
  • On Campus
    72%
  • Online
    4%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,982 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
511
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
20%
Varsity Athletes
13%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 64 responses
  • Unique
    36%
  • Stuck-up lol
    14%
  • Eclectic
    13%
  • Normal I guess
    11%
  • Weird
    11%
  • passionate and intelligent
    5%
  • Introverted
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
46%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 87 responses
Poll
65%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 108 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 63 responses
  • Beautiful
    25%
  • Peaceful
    14%
  • It interesting, but not my dream school
    13%
  • Unique
    13%
  • Boring
    10%
  • AWFUL
    6%
  • Plain
    5%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$51,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
68%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
71%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 45 responses

University of Mary Washington Reviews

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