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University of Mary Washington
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Get ready to make memories at the University of Mary Washington

Named after the mother of the first US president, the University of Mary Washington offers more than 60 majors and degree programs. It's recognized as one of the top US schools and has a strong undergrad liberal arts and sciences program. Nearly one-third of its ~4,000 enrolled students participate in international exchange programs before graduation.

Useful information for your visit to the University of Mary Washington

The main campus, in Fredericksburg, covers 234 acres. Students usually look for accommodations near the University of Mary Washington when preparing for the school year.

  • 1. How to reach the university

    Fredericksburg is just an hour's drive from Washington DC and Richmond, Virginia. DC is served by Washington Dulles International, Ronald Reagan Washington National, and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall, while Richmond International is central Virginia's busiest airport. Take public transportation from any of these hubs to reach the campus – Amtrak and the Fredericksburg Regional Transit bus system (FRED) offer reliable services.

  • 2. What to do in Fredericksburg

    Fredericksburg played an important role in colonial and Civil War history. Visit the Fredericksburg Historic District, which comprises over 40 city blocks and 350 buildings dating back to the 18th and 19th centuries. Civil War battles are commemorated at Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park, while fallen Union soldiers are buried at Fredericksburg National Cemetery.

  • 3. Outdoor activities

    Nature enthusiasts will want to head to the 3.1-mile Rappahannock River Heritage Trail for walking or hiking. For kayaking, canoeing, or rock climbing, contact the Virginia Outdoor Center. Alum Spring Park, a wonderful place for a family day out, has playgrounds, hiking trails, and swimming holes to cool off at in summer. Check out the wooded trails, tennis courts, softball fields, and basketball courts, and jungle gyms at Kenmore Park and John Lee Pratt Memorial Park.

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