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    • The University of Mary Washington Joanna Krenich, Clelia LaMonica, Mary Kate Markano, Kim Pernice, and Casey Ridlon
    • Why Study at UMW?
      • High Academic Standard
      • Great Location
      • Full immersion into the English language and American culture
    • About UMW
      • Total Enrollment: 4,271 undergraduate students
      • 33.7% Male / 66.3% Female
      • High standards for academic achievement: Average GPA 3.6
      • 17 residence halls and one apartment complex
      • 65% of students reside on campus
      • Ranked by Forbes Magazine as 13 th best public college on its list of “America’s Best Colleges” in 2008
    • Academics
      • Undergraduate class size is 15-21 students.
      • Graduate campus located approximately 10 minutes from undergraduate campus
      • Close to 90% of faculty have earned doctorates
      • Bachelor of Science : Biology, Computer Science, Economics, Environmental Science, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology, Chemistry, Business Administration
      • Bachelor of Arts : American Studies, Anthropology, Art History, Classics, English, French, History, International Affairs, Music, Philosophy, Religion, Political Science, Sociology, Spanish, Studio Art
      Simpson Library
    • Honor Code
      • “ I hereby declare upon my word of honor that I have neither given nor received unauthorized help on this work.”
      • Commits students to the highest standards of personal conduct
      • Offers personal freedom and responsibility
      • Create a unique sense of community which characterizes the institution
      • Central Park Downtown Fredericksburg Walmart J Brian’s
      • Best Buy Wine & Cheese
      • Target Hyperion Borders Sammy T’s Outback Bistro Bethem
      • Old Navy Carl’s Ice Cream
      • Cheeseburger in Paradise Choi’s Korean Kitchen
      • Starbucks Art Galleries
      • T.G.I Friday’s Antique and Book Shops
      • Spotsylvania Mall
      • Regal Cinemas 15
    • Location
      • Fredericksburg, VA
      • Spans 176 acres
      • 45 minutes North of Richmond and South of Washington, D.C.
      • Available transportation includes Amtrak, the VRE, the Greyhound Bus, and the Fred
      • Within a 5 mile radius of Central Park and Downtown Fredericksburg which offer shopping and restaurants
    • Heart of American Culture
      • Variety of places to see in Washington D.C., for example:
        • Smithsonian Institute
        • American History Museum
        • National Air and Space Museum
        • National Archives and Records Museum
        • National Museum of Natural History
        • The White House
        • The Capitol Building
    • American Culture
      • The University offers over 99 diverse student clubs and organizations
      • Opportunities to play several varsity and intramural sports
      • Each year these organizations sponsor a number of events on campus including Multicultural Fair, Devil Goat Day, Cheap Seats, Homecoming, SHH Walkathon
    • Works Cited
      • http://www.umw.edu/studentaffairs/resources/transportation_options.php
      • http://www.fredericksburgva.gov/transit/maps.asp
      • http://tickets.amtrak.com/itd/amtrak
      • http://www.vre.org/
      • http://www.greyhound.com/home/
      • http://fredericksburg.com/News/FLS/2008/022008/02282008/356388
      • &quot;College Profiles - Mary Washington College.&quot; College and University Profiles . 8 Feb. 2009 <http://www.collegeprofiles.com/marywashington.html>.
      • Mink, Eric. &quot;Sites to See in Fredericksburg.&quot; Civil War Times 47.1 (Feb. 2008): 24-25. Academic Search Complete . EBSCO. Simpson Library, University of Mary Washington. 8 Feb.2009 <http://search.ebscohost.com.ezproxy.umw.edu:2048/login.aspx?direct=true&db= a9h&AN=28091019&site=ehost-live>.
      • Udell, Jon. &quot;An Open Source Sandbox.&quot; InfoWorld 28.22 (29 May 2006): 38. 9 Feb. 2009. &quot;University of Mary Washington.&quot; Test Prep: GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, SAT, ACT, and More . 9 Feb. 2009 <http://www.princetonreview.com/UniversityofMaryWashington.aspx>.
      • Yang-Soo Kim. &quot;Communication Experiences of American Expatriates in South Korea: A Study of Cross-Cultural Adaptation.&quot; Human Communication 11.4 (Winter 2008): 511-528. 5 Feb. 2009.
      • http://www.kiplinger.com/tools/colleges/