University of Mary Washington Graduate School

University of Mary Washington (referred to as Mary Washington) is a Public, 4 years school located in Fredericksburg, VA.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Mary Washington is $11,778 for Virginia residents and $21,804 for out-of-state students. The school has 264 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,757 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of Mary Washington (referred to as Mary Washington) is a Public, 4 years school located in Fredericksburg, VA.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1930 - Current).
Mary Washington Directory Information
School NameUniversity of Mary Washington (Mary Washington)
Address1301 College Ave, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5300
Phone540-654-1000
Webhttps://www.umw.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.umw.edu/admissions/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.umw.edu/financialaid
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Mary Washington is $11,778 for Virginia residents and $21,804 for out-of-state students. The school has 264 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,757 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 36 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate and Master's.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$21,804
$11,778 for Virginia Residents
Student Population264
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate and Master's
Number of Programs36 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio12 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Mary Washington is $11,778 for Virginia residents and $21,804 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $651 for Virginia residents and $1,208 for out-of-state students.
Mary Washington offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Virginia Residents$11,778
Out-of-State$21,804
Tuition per Credit Hour
Virginia Residents$651
Out-of-State$1,208
Mary Washington offers the distance learning courses, but students may be required to attend/visit regular classes to complete their degree/programs.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)Graduate Level Courses
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Mary Washington is $11,778 for Virginia residents and $21,804 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 3.30% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
Virginia ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018-2019$7,182$3,310$16,884$3,310
2019-2020$8,676$2,436$18,396$2,436
2020-2021$8,676$2,634$18,396$2,634
2021-2022$8,676$2,712$18,396$2,712
2022-2023$8,928$2,850$18,954$2,850
The graduate school tuition & fees of Mary Washington is relatively inexpensive compared to public graduate schools in Virginia. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the Virginia graduate tuition is $28,181 (public) / $17,064 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of Mary Washington$11,778$21,804
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Virginia Graduate Schools$14,467$18,916
Public$15,005$28,181
Private$17,064
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $15,650 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Mary Washington.
On-campus living costs are decreased by -1.26% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $13,560. Off-campus living costs are decreased by -1.45% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$11,218$3,494$11,218$3,494
2019-2020$11,500$3,520$11,500$3,520
2020-2021$11,734$3,259$11,937$3,259
2021-2022$12,090$3,760$10,000$3,760
2022-2023$12,090$3,560$10,000$3,560
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $651 for Virginia residents and $1,208 for other students at University of Mary Washington. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 3.16% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Virginia ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$579$1,118
2019-2020$614$1,154
2020-2021$625$1,164
2021-2022$631$1,171
2022-2023$651$1,208

Graduate Programs at Mary Washington

University of Mary Washington offers 6 graduate programs for Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 171 students have completed their study at University of Mary Washington.
Offered Degrees at University of Mary Washington
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree40150
Post Bachelor's Degree2021
Total60171
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of Mary Washington by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Operations Management and Supervision program with 21 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Education program with 66 completers.
University of Mary Washington offers 6 programs through Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 171 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 150 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 21 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 113 completers$46,800
Education66$46,800
Elementary Education and Teaching47-
Social Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography2-
Business [+] 35 completers-
Business Administration and Management35$82,700
Total150
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business --
Total21

Graduate Student Population at Mary Washington

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 264 students enrolled into University of Mary Washington graduate schools where it has total 3,757 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 98 full-time and 166 part-time graduate students. By gender, 81 male and 183 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total26481183
Full-time981682
Part-tme16665101
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 176 White (66.67%), 29 Black/African American (10.98%), 18 Hispanic (6.82%), 8 Asian (3.03%), and 33 students with other races. 5 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total26481183
American Indian/Native American000
Asian844
Black/African American291316
Hispanic18612
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White17644132
Two More1019
Un-Known18108
Non-resident Alien532
University of Mary Washington offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 66 graduate students (25.00% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 103 graduate students (39.02% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total264
Enrolled Online Exclusively66
Enrolled Some Online Courses103
Not in Online Courses95

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