Accolades for UMW

UMW an Overall Best

College Factual, a leading source for helping students find the schools that are the best fit for them, places Mary Washington among the top 10 percent of the nation’s colleges and universities on its “Best for the Money Without Aid” list and in the top 15 percent on its “Overall Best” list of higher education institutions in the Southeast region.

A Great Choice for Nurses

The independent online guide Top RN to BSN, which identifies the best higher education and career options for current and prospective nurses, lauds Mary Washington’s nursing degree-completion program for quality, affordability, and job-market reputation.

The recognition “tells students that they can trust UMW’s program to provide not only an education but an entry to a rewarding career,” said Top RN to BSN Media Manager Gail Harris.

One of the Nation’s Best

Colleges of Distinction, a resource for students, parents, and guidance counselors, has recognized Mary Washington among the nation’s best institutions of higher education. This honor recognizes UMW’s success in four key areas: engaged students, great teaching, a vibrant community, and positive outcomes.

Affordable Quality? Right Here!

UMW ranks 25th on Value Colleges’ recently published list of the country’s Top 50 best-value schools. The group scours the nation’s more than 6,000 colleges and universities to help readers find the best quality education for the most affordable price.

College of Business Zips to the Top

Mary Washington is one of the best places in Virginia to major in business, according to the website Zippia.

The site, which helps recent college graduates with their careers, compared data on 38 Virginia institutions to determine which offers the best career opportunities for business majors. Analysts evaluated admission and graduation rates, cost of attendance, debt on graduation, and earnings and employment statistics.

Zippia narrowed the list to 10, placing UMW third behind the College of William & Mary and the University of Richmond and ahead of James Madison University, Virginia Tech, Christopher Newport University, George Mason University, and others.

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