University of Mary Washington: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - BadCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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University of Mary Washington is a medium four-year, public school with 5,095 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1908 and is one of the 2 schools located in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
36
At University of Mary Washington you can earn your several-month certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, or master's degree.

UMW follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 36 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Management, Education, General Studies, and English and Literature. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
83%
The rate of student retention at University of Mary Washington is high at 83% (well above Virginia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at University of Mary Washington is good: 75%. Around 11% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at UMW is pretty decent - 14:1. Find out more on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$21,700
Average tuition prices are fairly high, around $17,000 annually. The additional fees at UMW not covered by tuition are around $4,700; this makes it a total of $21,700 a year.

Read the details about University of Mary Washington additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
77%
As reported in recent data, 4,847 applications were submitted and 3,724 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to enroll at this school.

The school might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at UMW in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,400
University of Mary Washington provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at UMW, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D-
University of Mary Washington provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 2,900 students, which offers a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable: around $5,400 per academic year.

Army ROTC programs are available at University of Mary Washington. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, University of Mary Washington appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

University of Mary Washington Location and Maps



Post Address: University of Mary Washington, 1301 College Ave, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401-5300, USA
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