University of Mary Washington

Fredericksburg, Virginia
4-year Public university

Overview

University of Mary Washington is a public institution established in 1908 with suburban setting located at Fredericksburg. It is ranked 17 in Regional Universities South in 2018 edition of Best Colleges. Its in-state tuition and fees are $12,188 (2018); out-of-state tuition and fees are $27,434 (2018). It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,398. It practices semester-based academic calendar.

#17 in Regional Universities South
Setting
Suburban
Location Fredericksburg, Virginia
Type 4-year Public
Year Founded 1908
Selectivity Very Low
Size Small
4,398 Undergraduates

Learning

14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Business/Marketing
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts

Cost

$42,644
Cost of Attendance
For out-of-state students
$20,186
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $12,188
Outstate Tuition Fee $27,434
Room and Board Fees $11,118
$50,500 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation

Applying

74% (Very Low Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Minimally Difficult
$50 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
3.56 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Recommended
SAT Subject Test Considered
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp

For International Students

80 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
TOEFL Waived if

English is a first language

Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Nov
15
Early Action Deadline
Nov
01
Early Decision Deadline
Feb
01
Regular Decision Deadline
Transfer Applications
--
--
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Feb
01
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
Jun
01
Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$9,573 Average Financial Aid

Need-based Aid

$3,603 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $42,644
99% Students with need received Financial Aid
44% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application June 1
Forms to be submitted FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

Available
Merit Scholarship
Total Worth Instate: $1,000-5,000, Out-of-State: $5,000-9,000
Eligibility first year students
Minimum Criteria Based on academic performance
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline February 1
Washington Scholarship
Total Worth Full scholarship for instate tuition and fees, room and board
Eligibility student of Legal resident of Virginia
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline November 15
Alvey Scholarship
Total Worth Full scholarship for out of state tuition and fees, room and board.
Eligibility student of Legal out of state resident
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline November 15

Other Scholarships

Jepson Scholarship
Total Worth $4,000 to $10,000 per year
Details Minimum Criteria: 3.75 GPA, 1150 SAT or 25 ACT
Dorsey Scholarship
Total Worth Instate: $4,000, Out-of-State: $8,000
Details Requirement: Each recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student (minimum of 12 credit hours per semester). Scholarships shall be renewable annually, up to a maximum of four academic years, provided the recipient maintains a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5, on a 4.0 grade point system.

Students

4,398 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Small
84% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
71% Students graduate within 6 years