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Colleges / University of Mary Washington

University of Mary Washington

Fredericksburg, VA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate86%
Acceptance Rate86%

About Mary Washington

University of Mary Washington is a public, state university in the town of Fredericksburg, Virginia. Mary Washington was founded in 1908. The university currently enrolls around 3,757 students a year, including 3,493 undergrad students.

Mary Washington Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into Mary Washington. In 2022, Mary Washington accepted 86% of applicants. In 2022, 4,040 out of 4,709 total applicants were accepted.

University of Mary Washington Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 86%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 85%
Early Action Acceptance Rate 94%
Average GPA 3.7
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 94%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 26%

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University of Mary Washington is located in Fredericksburg, Virginia, near Richmond; Washington and D.C..

If you would like to see Mary Washington for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 95 to Fredericksburg, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Reagan National.

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College Info

1301 College Avenue Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5358

Campus Setting: Small Town

Mary Washington Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Mary Washington is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Mary Washington is Continuous processing.

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Mary Washington SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1170 - 1330


Math SAT Range

560 - 650


Reading SAT Range

610 - 690

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1330 and Above


1170 to 1330


1170 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Mary Washington students is 1247. Applicants with SAT scores of 1330 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Mary Washington, while applicants with SAT scores between 1170 to 1330 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1170 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Mary Washington.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Mary Washington is like? There are approximately 3,757 students enrolled at Mary Washington, including 3,493 undergraduate students and 264 graduate students. 85% percent of students attend school full-time, 90% percent are from VA and 10% percent of students are from other states.


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