Transfer Student Profile

The University of Mary Washington welcomes applications for transfer from other colleges and universities. UMW is a residential community and approximately 65 percent of students live on campus. Housing is available for transfer students.

The University is committed to a seamless transfer of students from the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) through the Guaranteed Admissions Agreement (GAA) for those who complete a transfer-compatible associate’s degree. Visit the transfer credit guide for additional information on a list of courses from the VCCS that are accepted.

Fall 2013

  • 282 transfer students enrolled in the BA or BS degree programs
  • 176 students used GAA
  • 62% came from 19 campuses of the Virginia Community College System
  • 17% came from 18 other Virginia colleges and universities
  • 20% came from 23 institutions outside Virginia

Transfer applications received: 554
Candidates offered admission: 437

Average GPA
Applied: 3.208
Admitted: 3.24
Enrolled: 3.217

Spring 2013

  • 111 transfer students enrolled in the BA or BS degree programs
  • 79 students used the GAA
  • 71% students came from 11 campuses of the Virginia Community College System
  • 14% came from 17 other Virginia colleges and universities
  • 15% came from 23 institutions outside Virginia

Transfer applications received: 245
Candidates offered admission: 174