Transfer Applicant Process


Transfer Applicant Process

Students who previously enrolled at another university are considered transfer students. Admission requirements at the University of Mary Washington are selective to ensure that all admitted students succeed after they enroll. Applicants should have above average grades. Successful applicants will have also taken demanding courses with strong preparation in the areas of math, lab science, social science, English, and foreign language. Personal qualities and individual talents are also considered in the admission process. We appreciate your interest and look forward to receiving your application.

Suggested Filing Dates

Spring admission – October 15
Summer admission – March 1
Fall admission – April 1

How to Apply

Submit the Common Application, UMW member screen, essay, and application fee or approved waiver online. Online applications require a credit card or e-check payment. Forward your complete academic records, including every secondary school, college, university, technical/vocational institute, or professional institution you have attended to send your official records or transcripts to:

Office of Admissions
University of Mary Washington
1301 College Avenue
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

SEVIS Transfer Clearance Form

    • Submit the SEVIS Transfer I-20 Request Form – or if your immigration status is derived from your parent or spouse, please include supporting documents of the primary visa holder
    • Copy of the front and back of your current Form I-94
    • Financial verification document: original bank statement(s)
    • Copy of your passport photo page


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