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University of Mary Washington

Fredericksburg, VA
University Website: www.umw.edu
Apply Online: www.umw.edu/admissions/application/default.php
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Coordinates: 38°18′07″N 77°28′30″W / 38.30194°N 77.47500°W / 38.30194; -77.47500

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.

As of the 2010–2011 year, the school had 4,354 undergraduate students and 849 graduate students. In addition to the main campus in Fredericksburg, the university has graduate programs in Stafford County, and recently built a third campus in Dahlgren, Virginia. Its intercollegiate athletics teams, known as the Eagles, compete in the Capital Athletic Conference.

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  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $16,190.00 avg tuition

1301 College Ave
Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5300
(540) 654-1000

Apply online Admissions:
www.umw.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:
www.umw.edu/financialaid/

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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