About the School
Founded in 1908, University of Mary Washington, or UMW, is a public university. Located in Fredericksburg, Virginia its 234-acre suburban campus is 50 miles south of Washington D.C. Enrollment is approximately 4,000 undergraduate and 300 graduate students. UMW is in the Coast to Coast Athletics Conference in the NCAA Division 3. There are also club and intramural sports on campus. Around 5% of students participate in “Greek Life” across 5 fraternities and sororities. UMW has a Catholic Campus Ministry.