University of Mary Washington Rankings

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In the World#1903 of 14178
In North America#583 of 2629
In the United States#533 of 2528
In Virginia#13 of 63
In Fredericksburg#1 of 2

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
75%
Average SAT
1180
Average ACT
26
Aid receiving
92%
Undergraduates
4,182
Graduates
306
Male:Female Ratio
35:65
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
umw.edu

University of Mary Washington Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate75%72%76%
Applicants5,9391,9933,946
Admissions4,4381,4313,007
Freshmen enrolled full time874319555
Freshmen enrolled part time17215

462 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

114 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
688 or 77%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1080
or below

75% of them
had 1280
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in University of Mary Washington are 1080-1280 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
161 or 18%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 23
or below

75% of them
had 29
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in University of Mary Washington are 23-29 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
TOEFL Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White3101 (69%)
Hispanic453 (10%)
Black or African American326 (7%)
Two or more races247 (6%)
Asian169 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown131 (3%)
Nonresident Alien46 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native6 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander5 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$6,592
Students receiving aid
92%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$8,678$8,676
Tuition in-state$8,678$8,676
Tuition out-of-state$25,102$18,396
Fee in-district$4,592$2,436
Fee in-state$4,592$2,436
Fee out-of-state$4,592$2,436

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,521
Combined charge for room and board$11,500
Room charge$7,382
Meal charge$4,118

University of Mary Washington Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Business Administration and Management, General17737
Psychology, General100
English Language and Literature, General81
Education, General76
Biology & Biological Sciences, General74
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other59
Computer and Information Sciences, General59
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies52
History, General42
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse40
Geography35
Sociology34
Elementary Education and Teaching30
International Relations and Affairs29
Mathematics, General29
Political Science and Government, General28
Physical Sciences, Other25
Historic Preservation and Conservation24
Economics, General20
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General18
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other14
Visual and Performing Arts, General14
Anthropology13
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other12
Music, General11
Chemistry, General11
Geographic Information Science and Cartography10
Art History, Criticism and Conservation7
American & United States Studies & Civilization5
Physics, General5
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General3
Grand Total1,021153
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate65%58%68%
  • Full-time retention rate - 80%
  • Part-time retention rate - 75%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,304
Citations
23,035

Publication count by topic

Psychology
244
Mathematics
150
Computer science
140
Sociology
139
Political science
110
History
93
Art
58
Biology
50
Business
43
Philosophy
33
Economics
30
Geography
28
Medicine
27
Geology
25
Chemistry
23
Engineering
13
Environmental science
12
Physics
7
Materials science
6

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History601354
Political science9011,263
Psychology101811,440
Art103580
Sociology10671,698
Philosophy155528
Geology1757502
Mathematics20841,516
Business2360407
Environmental science2688357
Medicine27421,360
Computer science2840913
Economics3030127
Biology3368993
Geography342365
Chemistry3569755
Physics367884
Engineering460232
Materials science522317

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990320
1991930
19921130
1993730
19941060
19952566
19961695
199719116
199821137
199916155
200017190
200117183
200216269
200320279
200425310
200535430
200623478
200744540
200835639
200954714
201052851
2011531088
2012641211
2013701390
2014961603
2015661815
2016841565
2017651630
2018651534
2019762012
2020442285

General info

Alternative namesMary Washington College
UMW
Founded1908
WikipediaUniversity of Mary Washington
MottoPro Deo Domo Patria
For God, Home and Country
Colorsnavy blue, gray
Academic CalendarAugust to May. Also Summer Session
Total FTE staff794
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address1301 College Ave
Fredericksburg, Virginia, 22401-5300
United States
City population28,000
Phone5406541000
Fax+1 (540) 654 1857

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