About University of Mary Washington (UMW)
On Campus Housing
University of Mary Washington (UMW) is a public liberal arts institution that was established in the year 1908. The university has a rich history of traditions and completed academic excellence. During the years 1944-1972, the university made many changes. UMW functioned as the Women's College of the University of Virginia.
In the year 2004, the General Assembly of Virginia renamed the college as the University of Mary Washington (UMW). Over the years, the university grew big and built many new buildings to cater to their growing students.
The buildings are dedicated to various fields through which the university pursues their research. The main aim of the university is to provide a superior education that enables students to make positive changes in the world.
The student-faculty ratio is 14:1.
The graduation rate of the university is 72%.
The retention rate is 83% for full-time students and 71% for part-time students.
The total student population of the university is 4,726, which includes 3,992 full-time and 734 part-time students.
As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. University of Mary Washington has been ranked at the 204th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the university based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
Before applying to UMW, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $37,703. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$83,782 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $11,500 per year. University of Mary Washington has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at UMW costs around $4,086 per year. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At UMW, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 36% male and 64% female students enrolled at the university.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
The financial aid department of University of Mary Washington helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average financial aid at University of Mary Washington is around $4,277 and the federal grant is $4,456. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $5,186 and institutional aid worth $4,277. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at UMW based on students' financial needs add up to $8,973,188 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $8,217,702.