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University of Mary Washington
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  • 4 Year
  • FREDERICKSBURG, VA

Report Card

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

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Mary Washington is an above-average public university located in Fredericksburg, Virginia. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 3,694 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Mary Washington acceptance rate is 75%. Popular majors include Business, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Psychology. Graduating 65% of students, Mary Washington alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $37,800.

About

1301 COLLEGE AVE
FREDERICKSBURG, VA 22401
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Coast to Coast Athletic Conference

University of Mary Washington Rankings

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UMW Admissions

Acceptance Rate
75%
Application Deadline
February 1
SAT Range
1080-1280
ACT Range
23-29
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes
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Cost

Net Price
$21,640 / 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
$6,592 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
92%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
72%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 60 responses
36%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 69 responses
43%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 68 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
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
    10%
  • On Campus
    88%
  • Online
    2%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,694 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
488
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
22%
Varsity Athletes
13%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 44 responses
  • Unique
    48%
  • Stuck-up lol
    18%
  • Normal I guess
    11%
  • Weird
    11%
  • Eclectic
    5%
  • Introverted
    5%
  • passionate and intelligent
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
48%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 67 responses
Poll
61%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 88 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 43 responses
  • Beautiful
    30%
  • Peaceful
    14%
  • Boring
    12%
  • It interesting, but not my dream school
    12%
  • AWFUL
    7%
  • Plain
    7%
  • Unique
    7%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$51,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
65%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
66%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 38 responses

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