UMW Earns Rankings in Washington Monthly and The Princeton Review
September 12th, 2022

The University of Mary Washington is once again listed in two of the leading college rankings, each released in August.

This week, Washington Monthly, which judges schools based on contributions to the greater good in the categories of social mobility, research and public service, recognized UMW among its top liberal arts colleges.

This year marks the first time UMW has been ranked among its peers in the liberal arts and sciences, as the University updated its Carnegie Classification earlier in the year. The reclassification and associated rankings underscore UMW’s longstanding mission and place the University as a national leader among schools that share a reputation and commitment to academic excellence in undergraduate education.

UMW placed 76th overall on Washington Monthly’s Liberal Arts Colleges list, which considers baccalaureate arts and sciences institutions nationwide, both public and private. Earlier in August, UMW earned a spot in the “Best 388 Colleges for 2023” published by The Princeton ReviewRead more.

The University of Mary Washington is a premier, selective public liberal arts and sciences university in Virginia, highly respected for its commitment to academic excellence, strong undergraduate liberal arts and sciences program, and dedication to life-long learning. The university, with a total enrollment of more than 4,000, features colleges of business, education and arts and sciences, and three campuses, including a residential campus in Fredericksburg, Va., a second one in nearby Stafford and a third in Dahlgren, Va., which serves as a center of development of educational and research partnerships between the Navy, higher education institutions and the region’s employers.