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University of Mary Washington

Fredericksburg, VA

Mary Washington is a public, liberal arts college. Founded in 1908 as the State Normal and Industrial School for Women, it adopted coeducation in 1970. Its 176-acre campus is located in Fredericksburg, 50 miles from both Richmond and Washington, DC.

Web Sitewww.umw.edu/
Institution TypePublic
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students4,357
   Women2,797 (64.2%)
   Men1,560 (35.8%)
Graduate Students369

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyVery difficult
Overall Admission Rate74% of 6,270 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineFebruary 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.59 (based on weighted GPAs)
SAT Math540 average
500-590 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading570 average
510-620 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing540 average
490-590 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite24 average
22-27 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $27,134
Out-of-state: $42,380
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $12,128
Out-of-state: $27,374
Room and Board
$10,914
Average Percent of Need Met46%
Average Freshman Award$8,868
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$19,444

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
250
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 10% of classes
10-19 students: 40% of classes
20-29 students: 37% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 4% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Fredericksburg Population27,307
Nearest Metropolitan AreaRichmond, Washington, D.C.
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 89% of freshmen, 57% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
MascotEagles
Sororities 
Fraternities 

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.8% Asian
7.3% Black/African-American
7.9% Hispanic/Latino
5.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
71.0% White
4.5% Unknown
International Students1.1% from 25 countries
First-Year Students Returning82.5%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
61.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
69%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
17.0%
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Average 3.35 3.60 565 607 26
Low 1.00 1.80 450 410 17
High 4.00 4.43 710 720 32
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DID YOU KNOW?

• Claudia Emerson, associate professor of English at the University of Mary Washington, was the recipient of the 2006 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry.

• "Spring Into Fridays" offers student-run events, such as a student-made film festival.

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