University of Mary Washington Graduate Schools

University of Mary Washington (referred to as Mary Washington) is a Public, 4 years school located in Fredericksburg, VA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Mary Washington is $11,388 for Virginia residents and $21,108 for out-of-state students. The school has 300 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,293 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. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree.
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 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Mary Washington is $11,388 for Virginia residents and $21,108 for out-of-state students. The school has 300 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,293 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 34 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate and Master's.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$21,108
$11,388 for Virginia Residents
Student Population300
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate and Master's
Number of Programs34 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio13 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of Mary Washington is $11,388 for Virginia residents and $21,108 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $631 for Virginia residents and $1,171 for out-of-state students.
University of Mary Washington offers the alternative tuition plans.
University of 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

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Mary Washington is $11,388 for Virginia residents and $21,108 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 0.37% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Virginia ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$6,876$3,174$16,164$3,174
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
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 $19,204 and the Virginia graduate tuition is $27,804 (public) / $16,962 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of Mary Washington$11,388$21,108
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Virginia Graduate Schools$14,484$18,851
Public$14,613$27,804
Private$16,962
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $15,850 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of Mary Washington. On-campus living costs are increased by 5.72% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $13,760. Off-campus living costs are decreased by -9.45% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$10,911$3,231$10,911$3,231
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
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $631 for Virginia residents and $1,171 for other students at University of Mary Washington. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 0.60% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Virginia ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$555$1,071
2018-2019$579$1,118
2019-2020$614$1,154
2020-2021$625$1,164
2021-2022$631$1,171

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, 164 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 Degree40146
Post Bachelor's Degree2018
Total60164
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 17 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Education program with 93 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 164 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 146 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 18 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
Education75$46,800
Elementary Education and Teaching38-
Social Sciences [+] 13 completers-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography13-
Business [+] 20 completers-
Business Administration and Management20$82,700
Total146
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 1 completers-
Special Education and Teaching (other)1-
Business [+] 17 completers-
Operations Management and Supervision17-
Total18

Graduate Student Population at Mary Washington

For academic year 2021-2022, total 300 students enrolled into University of Mary Washington graduate schools where it has total 4,293 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 115 full-time and 185 part-time graduate students. By gender, 90 male and 210 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
Total30090210
Full-time1151996
Part-tme18571114
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 212 White (70.67%), 22 Black/African American (7.33%), 18 Hispanic (6.00%), 8 Asian (2.67%), and 40 students with other races. 4 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total30090210
American Indian/Native American101
Asian844
Black/African American22319
Hispanic18612
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White21266146
Two More707
Un-Known281018
Non-resident Alien413
University of Mary Washington offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 222 graduate students (74.00% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 51 graduate students (17.00% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total300
Enrolled Online Exclusively222
Enrolled Some Online Courses51
Not in Online Courses27

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