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University of Mary Washington

Fredericksburg, Virginia
Jepson Hall houses the Science department credit: Morgan Riley
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Overview
Public
3,859 Undergraduates
74% Admissions Rate
Suburb: Midsize
Mostly Women
Public
Region: South
Division 3
Size: Small
Master's
University of Mary Washington
1301 College Ave
Fredericksburg, Virginia
22401-5300
(540) 654-1000
www.umw.edu

University of Mary Washington is a public liberal arts and sciences school in Fredericksburg, Virginia, which is an hour away from Washington, D.C. and Richmond, Virginia. The school was founded in 1908 and named for Former U.S. President George Washington’s mother Mary Ball Washington. The school sits on 324 acres, and its motto is “Pro Deo Domo Patria” or “For God, home, and country.” Since 2006, eight faculty members at University of Mary Washington have received Fulbright Awards. Notable alumni include attorney and author Elizabeth Edwards, philanthropist Shin Fujiyama, actress Desiree Marie Velez, author Maggie Stiefvater, U.S. Air Force General Teresa A. H. Djuric and politician Mark Cole. The school’s colors are navy blue and gray, the mascot is the Eagle and its sporting affiliation is NCAA Division III. The Eagles have received the CAC All-Sports Award 12 times. Varsity sports offered at the college include men’s baseball, basketball, golf, cross country and lacrosse, and women’s tennis, softball, track and field, basketball and volleyball. There are 16 club sports available to choose from as well. One-third of the study body studies abroad prior to graduation, and the school offers 121 programs in 56 countries around the world.

Location

Fredericksburg is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 24,286, up from 19,279 at the 2000 census. The city population was estimated at 28,360 in 2017. More from Wikipedia...

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Students
36%

Men

64%

Women

22

Average Age of Entering Students

272

New Transfer Students

Admissions
74%

Acceptance Rate

20%

Enrollment Yield

1010-1210

SAT Range

6,270

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$20,499

Typical Cost

$27,374

Out-Of-State (published)

$12,128

In-State (published)

87%

Recieve Financial Aid

93%

Have Loans

$15,750

Median Debt

Academics
14.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Master's

Highest Degree Offered

Business Management And Administration

Top Major

Campus Life

Dorm Food:

Standard

Clubs & Extracurriculars:

Important, more than 150 to choose from

Greek Life:

None

Party Scene:

Standard, mostly on the weekends
Athletics
Basketball Conference:

Capital Athletic Conference

Track & Field Conference:

Capital Athletic Conference

Basketball Division:

3

Track Division:

3

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