University of Mary Washington

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$8,938
3% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$21,863
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.49%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
85.8%
4,709 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
3,757
82% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
68.8%
643 Graduates

About

University of Mary Washington is a higher education institution located in Fredericksburg city, VA. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at University of Mary Washington were General Business Administration & Management (126 degrees awarded), General Psychology (96 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (92 degrees).

In 2022, 1,235 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Mary Washington. 69.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 30.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (856 degrees), 6.29 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (136 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Mary Washington is $8,938, which is $−15,058 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at University of Mary Washington is $8,938, which is $−15,058 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,863.

In 2022, 68% of undergraduate students attending University of Mary Washington received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 33% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$8,938
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at University of Mary Washington was $8,938. The cost of tuition at University of Mary Washington is $−15,058 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$21,863
2022 Value
0.174%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 University of Mary Washington had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,863. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of University of Mary Washington grew by 0.174%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,045
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Mary Washington was of $11,045 in 2022. The cost of room and board decreased by 6.68% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

68%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
33%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

68% of undergraduate students at University of Mary Washington received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 4.23% with respect to 2021, when 71% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.49%
2019 Default Rate
13
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at University of Mary Washington was 1.49%, which represents 13 out of the 872 total borrowers.

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Admissions

University of Mary Washington received 4,709 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 6.33% annual growth. Out of those 4,709 applicants, 4,040 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 85.8% acceptance rate.

There were 3,757 students enrolled at University of Mary Washington in 2022. 26% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Mary Washington has an overall enrollment yield of 18.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

85.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
4,040
Accepted Out of 4,709

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Mary Washington was 85.8% (4,040 admissions from 4,709 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 81.9%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 6.33%, while admissions declined by −1.89%..

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SAT Scores

26%
Submission Percentage (2022)
193
Scores Submitted (2022)

26% of enrolled first-time students at University of Mary Washington in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Mary Washington had a total enrollment of 3,757 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at University of Mary Washington is 3,080 students and the part-time enrollment is 677. This means that 82% of students enrolled at University of Mary Washington are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Mary Washington, both undergraduate and graduate, is 64.6% White, 11.6% Hispanic or Latino, 8.38% Black or African American, 4.79% Two or More Races, 4.31% Asian, 0.16% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0799% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Mary Washington in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (40.2%), followed by White Male (24.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.12%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (60.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (10.2%) and White Male (7.14%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

82%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Mary Washington in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,757 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Mary Washington is 3,080 and the part-time enrollment is 677. This means that 82% of students enrolled at University of Mary Washington are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

83%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Mary Washington was 83%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), University of Mary Washington had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,427 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    437 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    315 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at University of Mary Washington is 64.6% White, 11.6% Hispanic or Latino, 8.38% Black or African American, 4.79% Two or More Races, 4.31% Asian, 0.16% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0799% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 138 students (3.67%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 481 more women than men received degrees from University of Mary Washington. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Mary Washington is white (856 degrees awarded). There were 6.29 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (136 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Mary Washington is General Business Administration & Management (126 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (96 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (92 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Mary Washington, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Philosophy and Religious Studies (26 degrees awarded), English (66 degrees), and Physical Sciences (60 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Mary Washington are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (510,524 people), Other managers (367,123 people), Postsecondary teachers (276,226 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (271,882 people), and Secondary school teachers (178,217 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Mary Washington in 2022 are Philosophy and Religious Studies (26 degrees awarded), English (66 degrees), Physical Sciences (60 degrees), History (37 degrees), and Social Sciences (177 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Mary Washington are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at University of Mary Washington are Philosophy and Religious Studies (26 degrees awarded), English (66 degrees), Physical Sciences (60 degrees), History (37 degrees), and Social Sciences (177 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Mary Washington are Elementary & secondary schools (661,879 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (559,300 people), Legal services (403,457 people), Computer Systems Design (297,682 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (237,563 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Mary Washington are Philosophy and Religious Studies (26 degrees awarded), English (66 degrees), Physical Sciences (60 degrees), History (37 degrees), and Social Sciences (177 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Mary Washington.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 126 degrees awarded
  2. 96 degrees awarded
  3. 92 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Mary Washington was General Business Administration & Management with 126 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

377
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
858
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 377 degrees were awarded to men at University of Mary Washington, which is 0.439 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (858).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 76 degrees were awarded to men at University of Mary Washington in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.894 times less than the 85 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 85 degrees were awarded to men at University of Mary Washington in General Psychology, which is 7.73 times more than the 11 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

55%
100% Completion Time
65%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 55% of students graduating from University of Mary Washington completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 65% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 66% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (87.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at University of Mary Washington is Male and Two or More Races (87.5% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.49% of graduates (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    856 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    136 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    95 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Mary Washington is white (856 degrees awarded). There were 6.29 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (136 degrees).

2.83% of degree recipients (35 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    586 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    270 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    92 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Mary Washington is white female (586 degrees awarded). There were 2.17 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (270 degrees).

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Operations

University of Mary Washington has an endowment valued at nearly $60.4M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 69.5k (0.115%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, University of Mary Washington had a total salary expenditure of 115M. University of Mary Washington employs 83 Professors, 81 Associate professors and 36 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of Mary Washington are Male Professor (42), Female Professor (41), and Male Associate professor (41).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Mary Washington are: Management, with 74 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 69 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 54 employees.

Endowment

$60.4M
2022 Endowment
14.8%
decline from 2021

University of Mary Washington has an endowment valued at about $60.4M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Mary Washington declined 14.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $13.9M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$51.1M
2022 Salaries
4.29%
growth from 2021

In 2022, University of Mary Washington paid a median of $51.1M in salaries, which represents 44.5% of their overall expenditure ($115M) and a 4.29% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$19.3M
Instructional Salaries
236
Number of Employees

In 2022, University of Mary Washington paid a total of $19.3M to 236 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
83 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
74 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Mary Washington were Professor with 83 employees, Associate professor with 81 employees, and Assistant professor with 36 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Mary Washington were Management with 74 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 69 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 54 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Mary Washington was Male Professor with 42 employees, Female Professor with 41 employees, and Male Associate professor with 41 employees.

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