University of Mary Washington (Mary Washington or UMW) |

University of Mary Washington (Mary Washington or UMW (pronounced UMW)


Address: 1301 College Ave, Fredericksburg, VA 22401, United States

University of Mary Washington (Mary Washington or UMW (pronounced UMW) is a public university in Virginia that focuses on undergraduate education in the liberal arts. It is located in Fredericksburg, VA, USA. It has 4.831 students and it is established in 1908. On 14 March, 1908, Claude A. Swanson as the Governor in Virginia sign in to law legislation for the establishment of the new state Normal and Industrial School for Women. In the buildings of this campus, it has several buildings that are named for notable women from American history. This university accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. It has 118 student clubs and organizations registered with the Office of Student Activities and Community Service. This university has a tradition. It is Devil-Goat Day. Devil-Goat Day is an annual field day competition among students whose graduating classes fall on even years (“goats”) and odd years
(“devils”). In 2010, it is the best Master’s Universities in the Southern United States, U.S News and World Report place University of Mary Washington second out of all public schools  and second overall.