Located in Fredericksburg, Virginia The University of Mary Washington was established in the year 1908. University Mary Washington has an acceptance rate of around 70-80% every year. As per the admission survey, in the Fall of 2018, a total of 5,909 students applied. Among them, only 71.7% got admission. Its placement rate, as observed in the survey of Class of 2019, is about 89% of which:
|Application Fee(Non-Refundable)||50 USD|
|Acceptance Rate, Fall 2018||72%|
|Average SAT score||Critical Reading; 500|
Math- 500 or higher
|Average ACT score||Composite Score of 22 or higher|
|Mode of Payment||EaglePay/Visa/ MasterCard/Discover|
|Work Experience||Required for graduate programs|
International students willing to study in the US need to submit all the essential documentation before the deadline, to be considered for admission. Applications sent after the completion of the deadline period will be subjected to acceptance depending on available vacancy.
Enlisted below are the deadlines for the admission season:
|Early Decision||November 1|
|Early Action||November 15|
|Regular decision||February 1|
|Summer Session||March 1|
|Fall Session||April 1|
|Spring Session||October 15|
|MBA||Master`s of science in|
Endorsement and certificate program
|Fall Session-April 15|
Spring Session-Sept 15 Summer session- Feb 15
|Fall Session- April 15|
Spring Session- Sept 15
Summer Session- Feb 15
|Fall session-Aug 1|
Spring session- Nov 15
Summer session-April 1
|Fall session- June 1|
Spring session- Oct 1
|Fall session- April 15|
Spring session-Sept 15
Summer session-Feb 15
The University accepts International students, provided they have met all the guidelines laid down by the University. The applicants should have the requisite secondary education in accordance with the curriculum provided by the college. They should have the minimum grade points equivalency, should have submitted all academic records, provided proof of financial support for one academic year and met the mentioned guidelines.
Even though the admission process for domestic and international students is the same, however, there are some additional requirements for the International applicants.
Application Portal: The candidates can apply by visiting the official website of the University. There is the UMW Application form for the domestic and International Undergraduate applicants. Candidates can also apply through The Common Application Form.
Application Fee: 50 USD
Admission Requirements: International applicants must have the following documents to be eligible for University of Mary Washington admission-
Applicants should mail all the documents at the following address:
University of Mary Washington
Center for International Education
1301 College Avenue
Fredericksburg, VA 224
The candidates whose native language is not English and have had a major amount of education in a non English medium need to provide proof of their English proficiency through tests accepted by UMW. The minimum required scores by the University are:
|IELTS||6.5 on academic exam|
|ILA||Level 12 completion|
|SAT||Critical Reading- 500 Math- 500 or higher|
|ACT||Composite Score of 22 or higher|
International Students can apply for a student VISA after the University issues an application letter. Post receiving the acceptance letter from the University, to apply for the VISA, candidates need to have a Certificate of Eligibility I-20 form which is usually issued by the Department of Homeland Security. Candidates have to submit the necessary documents following which the I-20 form will be released by the Centre for International Education (CEI). For International Applicants the following documents are required:
To apply for VISA candidates have to fill the DS-160 form and then pay the VISA application fee. Following this, students can schedule an interview with the nearest U.S Embassy. Candidates have to submit the following documents before the U.S Embassy or Consulate:
The University of Mary Washington provides over 80 major, minor and courses of study for the students. The applicants will have to submit the official college transcripts directly to the UMW.
Where to apply: The Common Application or the UMW application
Application fee- 50 USD
Admission Requirements: Applicants will have to submit the following documents at the time of admission-
The University of Mary Washington provides graduate programs like M.Ed for Professional development, Masters in Business Administration, M.Ed with Initial Teacher Licensure, Masters of Science in Geospatial analysis and Graduate Endorsement and certificate program. The University accepts admission on rolling and space- available basis.
Below are some of the requirements of the most popular graduate courses provided by the University.
|M.Ed with Initial Teacher Licensure||MBA||Master`s of science in Geospatial Analysis|
|Minimum Cumulative GPA required||3.5 or higher (Undergraduate Course); 3.0 or higher (Graduate Course)||3.0 or higher (Undergraduate Course); 3.0 or higher (Graduate Course)||3.5 or higher (Undergraduate Course)||3.0 or higher (Undergraduate Course); 3.0 or higher (Graduate Course)|
|GMAT/GRE scores||Not required||Not required||Required, but MBA applicants who have 5+ years of post-bachelors professional work experience are eligible for the GRE/GMAT waiver!||Not required|
|Work Experience||Three years of experience as a professional educator required||Required||Required||Required|
|Essay||Two essays required *||An essay discussing a current issue in education and how it relates to why you want to become a teacher||Not Required||An essay on personal goal statement explaining your intent to pursue and complete this degree program|
|Letter of Recommendation||3 LORs Required||Not compulsory||Not Required||Two LORs required|
*The essays must be addressing -
Once the application is accepted, candidates are notified through an acceptance letter. Following this, candidates need to apply for VISA, establish health/medical Insurance and make the necessary travel arrangements. They also need to apply for an I-20 form. The I-20 form is usually sent out via mail as per the applicants mentioned choice in the form. Candidates can also choose to personally pick up their form.