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5 Essential University of Mary Washington Facts

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Fredericksburg, Virginia (Washington-Baltimore-Arlington, DC-MD-VA-WV-PA CSA)
3,956 (3,660 undergraduates)
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Admission Test Scores: Not required but recommended
Students submitting scores
SAT: 28%
ACT: 6%


SAT Math: 640
ACT: 31
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Class Schedule: Yes
Shows Class Capacity: Yes
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3. University of Mary Washington COMMON DATA SET

Percent Freshman not in top quarter of class: 69%
Percent Freshman with GPA <3.50: 34.5%
Average Freshman GPA: 3.7
Percent of Freshman Need Met: 45%
Percent of Non-Need Freshman Receiving Awards: 85%
Average Freshman Non-Need Award: $4,000
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5. REASONS TO CONSIDER University of Mary Washington:

Honors Program
Undergraduate Research Grants
URES 197 Research Project
James Monroe Museum
Center for Honor, Leadership, and Service
Center for Leadership & Media Studies
Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont
Summer Science Institute
Leidecker Center for Asian Studies
Research Abroad
Center for Business Research
Center for Historic Preservation
Germanna Community College “College Everywhere” Transfer Agreement to Fast-Track Business Major

Credit Accepted:
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
CLEP Credit

Carnegie Classification:  Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
Religious Affiliation: Not applicable

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