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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
Full immersion into the English language and American culture
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
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
“ 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
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