Quick Facts



4,464 undergraduate students, 706 graduate students

Freshman Profile

22% identified themselves as African American, Asian, American Indian, Hispanic/Latino, or Multiracial.

SAT Critical Reading (middle 50%): 540-630

SAT Math (middle 50%): 510-600

SAT Writing (middle 50%): 530-610

ACT Composite (middle 50%): 23-26

High-school GPA (middle 50%): 3.28-3.84

93% live on campus

25% are from outside Virginia

Student-to-Faculty Ratio



2013-14 Tuition and Fees

(Total for fall and spring semesters)

Virginia residents: $9,660

Nonresidents: $22,530

Room and board (for all students): $9,500
Room and board is an approximate cost depending on the meal plan and housing selected.


Financial Aid

More than 50 percent of students receive financial assistance in the form of need-based aid, loans, work-study, and merit scholarships. Scholarships include the premier Washington and Alvey full-ride scholarships and the awards given to every student member of the UMW Philharmonic Orchestra.


Class Size

No classes are larger than 99 students.
88% of classes have fewer than 30 students.