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ACCEPTANCE RATE

74.73%

FINANCIAL AID RATE

93%

STUDENT TEACHER RATIO

14:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.

$6,148

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University of Mary Washington

Also known as Mary Washington College

318 Prospect Street, Staunton, VA

Mary Washington College, a public institution, offers a large number of degree programs, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Fredericksburg, VA, the school offers a suburban setting for students to study in. Enrollment at Mary Washington College is nearly five thousand annually.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Education
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • English Language And Literature
  • Psychology
  • Interdisciplinary Studies

To be considered for admissions, applicants may be required to complete an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit school records, which are then reviewed by admissions staff. Either the SAT or ACT exam can be taken in order to be able to apply to Mary Washington College. Scores in a range of 22 - 27 on the ACT or 1550 - 1870 on the SAT are required to increase the chance of acceptance. Mary Washington College accepts approximately 80% of applicants yearly. Of those admitted, around 27% of students attended the school. More information from the admissions office can be found here.

The tuition at University of Mary Washington varies based on the state of residence of the student. In-state residents pay close to $9,800 per year, while out-of-state residents are charged $23,000 annually. Housing may be available for students that want to live on-campus at an estimated cost of $5,600 per year. Mary Washington College may provide financial aid for students who are eligible in the form of scholarships, grants, and loans.

Athletic programs are available at University of Mary Washington through the NCAA, allowing students to compete in intercollegiate sports. Athletic programs offered include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division III)

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may provide a better idea of the applicants University of Mary Washington accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at University of Mary Washington is around 4,700 students, where graduate students make up roughly 20% of the student body.

$20,900

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $20,900. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $50 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition range estimates:
    • State Residents: $8,700-$10,000
    • Out-of-State: $25,000-$30,120
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • State Residents: $470-$560 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $1,100-$1,400 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid93%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships89%$6,321
Receiving Student Loans50%$7,183
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, University of Mary Washington may provide services like:

  • Online course work available
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Work study style employment
  • Employment search assistance

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Music Program
    • * Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation (since 1960)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Mary Washington College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III without football classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Capital Athletic Conference)
  • Basketball (Capital Athletic Conference)
  • Track and Field (Capital Athletic Conference)
  • Field Hockey
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Equestrian
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Programs Offered

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  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • English Language and Literature

  • Mathematics and Statistics

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