4,398
Students
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9,485
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
73
73%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

University of Mary Washington is a Comprehensive institution located in Fredericksburg, VA, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1301 College Avenue
Fredericksburg, VA  22401-5358
United States
Contact Ms. Melissa Yakabouski
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Email: myak@umw.edu
Phone: 540-654-1669
Fax: 540-654-1857

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,977
Applied
4,393
Accepted
4,398
Enrolled
73%
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Female Admissions

3,923
Females Applied
3,004
Females Accepted
77%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,054
Males Applied
1,389
Males Accepted
68%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.61
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 1st April 1st
Early decision plan November 1st January 31st
Other early decision plan November 15th January 31st
Transfer April 1st May 15th

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 602 550 650
SAT Math 570 530 610
ACT Composite 24 22 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

5,772
In-state
20,362
Out-of-state
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Fees

5,858
Full-time student fees
11,118
Room & board
7,326
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens

Financial Aid

9,485
Avg. Financial Aid Package
9,573
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,647
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,177
Avg. Loan Aid
3,054
Avg. Grant Aid
3,555
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
97% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
45%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
11%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

4,398
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
8%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.87%
Black or African American 7.5%
White or Caucasian 69.28%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3%
Asian 3.66%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.11%
Two or more races 5.75%
Other 3.48%

Gender

Male (36.04%)
Female (63.96%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 57%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Multicultural Fair, Devil Goat Day and Lip Sync

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Class Council, Campus Programming Board, Community Outreach and Participation, Association of Residence Halls and Student Government Association

Campus Security & Safety

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Other Campus Security & Safety:
self-defense and safety classes. Guardian App

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Division 3 No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Division 3 No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

402
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 251
Part-time - 151
Male - 209
Female - 193