1301 College Avenue Fredericksburg, VA 22401 540-654-2000
About University of Mary Washington
  • Year of Foundation 1908
  • Size of Campus 176 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 4,085
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 65% 35% 20%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $3,984 in-state, $15,712 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $8,116
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $50
  • Enrollment No. 4,255
The University of Mary Washington (also known as UMW, Mary Washington, or Mary Wash) is a public, coeducational liberal arts college located in the city of Fredericksburg, Virginia, USA. Founded in 1908 by the Commonwealth of Virginia as a normal school, during much of the twentieth century it was part of the University of Virginia, until separating in 1972. It is named after Mary Ball Washington, mother of George Washington, who spent much of her life in Fredericksburg.
Social Life And Activities
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Asian Student Association, Black Student Association, Brothers of a New Direction, Culture Club, Hispanic Student Association, Islamic Student Association, Sisters with a Vision, Spanish and Latin American Student Associati
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Multicultural Fair, Cultural Awareness Series, Spring Formal, Devil-Goat Day, Junior Ring Week, Rocktober Fest, WinterFest, Powder Puff football, Senior Countdown, Great Lives: Biographical Approaches to History (lecture series), Student Film Festival, Gos
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Phi Beta Kappa, Mortar Board, Alpha Phi Sigma, Alpha Psi Omega, Alpha Sigma Lambda, Athletic Honor Roll, Chi Beta Phi, Eta Sigma Phi, Gamma Theta Upsilon, Kappa Delta Pi, Lambda Iota Tau, Mu Phi Epsilon, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Omicron Del
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Ambassadors for Christ, Baptist Student Union, Catholic Student Association, Campus Christian Community, Christian Unity Community, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Hillel, Islamic Student Association, Latter-Day Saints St
  • Distance to nearest bus Fredericksburg, VA (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Washington, DC (50), Washington, DC (50)
  • Distance to nearest train Fredericksburg, VA (3)
Student Housing
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 62%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 18%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 62%
  • Number of students using college housing 61%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 7%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 26
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (71%), women's dorms (13%), men's dorms (1%), apartment for single students (14%), special housing for disabled students, other housing options (1%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 2%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 73%
Campus Services
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number Of Subscriptions 5,784
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help writing, study skills, other
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Museums Ridderhof Martin Gallery, duPont Gallery, Leidecker Center for Asian Studies, Center for Historic Preservation
  • Number Of Microforms 642,836
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 3,000
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 40,110
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 100
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 370,615
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 4,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 1,389
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 75
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
Student Employment and Career
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 24%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,545
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 90%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs U.S. Navy; Raytheon; National Science Foundation; Stafford County; Lockheed Martin; U.S. House of Representatives; General Services Administration; Geeks on Call, Inc.; U.S. Department of State; Watkins, Meegan, Drury and Co.; Drug Enforcement Association
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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