Quick Facts


4,383 undergraduate students, 448 graduate students

Freshman Profile

24% identified themselves as African American, Asian, American Indian, Hispanic/Latino, or Multiracial.

Freshman Profile (middle 50%) Admitted Applicants Enrolled Freshman
High-School GPA 3.64 3.54
Mean SAT 1060-1240 1030-1190
ACT composite 22-28 22-27

93% live on campus
25% are from outside Virginia

Student-to-Faculty Ratio and Class Size

The student to faculty ratio is 14:1. Our classes are not larger than 99 students and 88% of classes have fewer than 30 students.

2014-15 Tuition and Fees

(Total for fall and spring semesters)

  • Virginia residents: $10,252
  • Nonresidents: $23,538
  • 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.