University of Mary Washington: Statistics

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#544 of 2,496 In the United States
#16 of 63 In Virginia
#1 of 2 In Fredericksburg
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
75%
Average SAT
1180
Average ACT
27
Aid receiving
93%
Undergraduates
3,993
Graduates
300
Male:Female Ratio
35:65
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
www.umw.edu

University of Mary Washington Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 75% 74% 76%
Applicants 6,018 2,023 3,995
Admissions 4,543 1,507 3,036
Freshmen enrolled full time 775 267 508

2,940 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,219 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
517 or 67%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1090
or below

75% of them
had 1270
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in the University of Mary Washington are 1090-1270 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
107 or 14%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 23
or below

75% of them
had 30
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in the University of Mary Washington are 23-30 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
TOEFL Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 2935 (68%)
Hispanic 456 (11%)
Black or African American 337 (8%)
Two or more races 220 (5%)
Asian 168 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 133 (3%)
Nonresident Alien 32 (0.7%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 6 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 2 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$7,077
Students receiving aid
93%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $8,678$8,676
Tuition in-state $8,678$8,676
Tuition out-of-state $25,104$18,396
Fee in-district $4,956$2,634
Fee in-state $4,956$2,634
Fee out-of-state $4,956$2,634

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 2,508
Combined charge for room and board $11,938
Room charge $6,848
Meal charge $5,090

University of Mary Washington Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's
Business Administration and Management, General 171 35
Psychology, General 99
Education, General 93
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 85
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 70
Computer and Information Sciences, General 66
English Language and Literature, General 60
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 52
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 46
Sociology, General 46
Political Science and Government, General 43
History, General 41
Elementary Education and Teaching 40
Physical Sciences, Other 30
Historic Preservation and Conservation, General 29
Geography 28
Mathematics, General 22
International Relations and Affairs 21
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other 19
Chemistry, General 19
Visual and Performing Arts, General 19
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General 16
Economics, General 12
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other 11
Music, General 10
Anthropology, General 7
Physics, General 6
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 6
Geographic Information Science and Cartography 5
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 4
Grand Total 1,038 173
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 65% 61% 68%
  • Full-time retention rate - 79%
  • Part-time retention rate - 76%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,118
Citations
22,714

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
495 / 11,627
Psychology
196 / 9,099
Business
139 / 3,151
Sociology
125 / 2,226
Computer Science
123 / 1,109
Art & Design
119 / 725
Political Science
101 / 1,131
Medicine
99 / 4,380
Environmental Science
91 / 1,597
Mathematics
83 / 875
History
75 / 367
Social Psychology
68 / 3,088
Economics
68 / 609
Math Teachers
58 / 651
Biology
55 / 721
Law
53 / 508
Demography
51 / 2,606
Engineering
42 / 246
Political Economy
40 / 442
Education Majors
40 / 413
Gender Studies
39 / 946
Child Psychology
36 / 2,814
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
35 / 87
Art History
31 / 52
Geography and Cartography
31 / 100
Clinical Psychology
30 / 1,799
Media Studies
30 / 216
Chemistry
28 / 780
Classics and Ancient History
26 / 51
Management Information Systems
25 / 395
Communications and Public Relations
24 / 442
Physics
24 / 125
Geology
23 / 506
Journalism and Digital Media
22 / 577
Anthropology
22 / 226
Creative Writing
22 / 69
Multimedia
21 / 298
Health Science
19 / 160
Cognitive Science
19 / 230
Literature
18 / 56

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 9 32
1992 12 30
1993 8 33
1994 12 62
1995 25 72
1996 16 103
1997 19 120
1998 21 139
1999 17 160
2000 19 199
2001 21 190
2002 16 279
2003 25 296
2004 26 338
2005 37 451
2006 28 497
2007 44 564
2008 36 670
2009 55 818
2010 55 901
2011 54 1146
2012 67 1287
2013 74 1493
2014 100 1707
2015 68 1926
2016 90 1725
2017 66 1911
2018 67 1937
2019 75 2432
2020 62 2961
2021 70 3182

University of Mary Washington alumni

  1. Judge Reinhold

    Judge Reinhold
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actorvoice actorscreenwriter
    Biography

    Edward Ernest "Judge" Reinhold Jr. is an American actor who has starred in several Hollywood movies, such as Ruthless People, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Stripes and Gremlins, and co-starred in all of the films in the Beverly Hills Cop and The Santa Clause trilogies.

  2. Elizabeth Edwards

    Elizabeth Edwards
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1949-2010 (aged 61)
    Occupations
    attorney at lawlawyerteacherwriter
    Biography

    Mary Elizabeth Anania Edwards was an American attorney, author, and health care activist. She was married to John Edwards, the former U.S. Senator from North Carolina who was the 2004 United States Democratic vice-presidential nominee.

  3. Maggie Stiefvater

    Maggie Stiefvater
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Enrolled in the University of Mary Washington
    Graduated with bachelor's degree in study of history
    Occupations
    writernovelistchildren's writermusicianportraitist
    Biography

    Margaret Stiefvater is an American writer of young adult fiction, known mainly for her series of fantasy novels The Wolves of Mercy Falls and The Raven Cycle. She currently lives in Virginia.

  4. Toddy Puller

    Toddy Puller
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Linda Todd "Toddy" Puller is an American politician. A Democrat, she served in the Virginia House of Delegates 1992–1999 and was elected to the Senate of Virginia in November 1999. For sixteen years she represented the 36th district, made up of parts of Fairfax, Prince William and Stafford counties.

General info

Alternative names Mary Washington College
UMW
Founded 1908
Motto Pro Deo Domo Patria
For God, Home and Country
Colors navy blue, gray
Academic Calendar August to May. Also Summer Session
Total FTE staff 750
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 1301 College Ave
Fredericksburg, Virginia, 22401-5300
United States
City population 29,000
Phone 5406541000
Fax +1 (540) 654 1857

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