Mary Washington College Demographics & Diversity

Fredericksburg, Virginia

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Mary Washington College are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 30% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of Mary Washington students
Race Percent of Students
White 70%
Black 6%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5%
International 1%
Race Unknown 6%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 82% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Mary Washington with a gender ratio of 65% women to 35% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Mary Washington College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Mary Washington students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 35%
Women 65%
Enrollment by gender for University of Mary Washington students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,675
Women 3,052

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Mary Washington College serves a very low number of students outside of Virginia, with 89 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Mary Washington students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 89%
Out of State 10%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$83,782 per year

17% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 9.7%
Part time Undergrads 11.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=232681 IPEDS survey data for University of Mary Washington.

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