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The University of Mary Washington

Breakdown of “Social Life” at UMW

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By Gender
MalesC
FemalesC-
By Major
AccountingD-
AnthropologyB-
ArchaeologyC-
Art & Design DepartmentB
BiologyD
Business - Management and AdministrationC
ChemistryD
CommunicationsC-
Computer ScienceC
CriminalF
EconomicsC-
EducationC
EnglishC-
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcC
Geography and GeosciencesC+
History/Histories (art history/etc.)C-
Language - French/Spanish/etc.D-
LinguisticsB-
MathC+
Music - Composition/TheoryB
Music - PerformanceA-
OtherD+
Perfomance ArtsC+
PhilosophyB+
PhysicsC
Political ScienceC
PsychologyC-
SociologyC-
UndecidedD+

Against similar schools

Social Life compared with similar schools in class.

University of Mary Washington
 C
Average of All Schools
 C+
Average of schools in class
 B

Harvard University
 B-
Stanford University
 B
University of California - Berkeley
 B
University of Southern California
 B+
Washington State University
 B-
New York University
 B
Cornell University
 B
F
A+

Social Life

... I am not sure if it is because that there is no/minimal social scene or simply because it is convenient ...Read full comment
... I went to UMW for 2 years and I had a huge problem with the social life there ...Read full comment
... The social life here ...Read full comment
... Also, because there is no greek system, everyone socializes together, which is great ...Read full comment
... The only people that have a social life are the kids of the varsity sports teams ...Read full comment
... I think the reason most kids are unhappy is the social scene and general atmosphere on campus ...Read full comment
... Two frats and a sorority, but apparently idiots can't be social enough to find these people ...Read full comment
... Not a good social scene and boring ...Read full comment
... It is very HS like because you goto class, you go back to your dorm and generally surf the internet with the crappy browser speed because everyon...Read full comment
... Many of them are extremely cliquey(like to the point where after a couple of weeks they will make no attempt to even acknowledge other people), c...Read full comment
... " UMW will be a good fit if you fall into one of the following categories: 1) you're a social butterfly and don't mind putting yourself out there,...Read full comment
... Social outcasts/hipsters/kids with no social skills and are really awkward and or Really really dumb kids ...Read full comment
... school, the campus life/social scene is simply atrocious ...Read full comment
... The campus is beautiful, and as for social life, it's pretty quiet on campus ...Read full comment
... Although the University is improving, there is little to do in Fredericksburg and social life seems isolated and there are very few campus events ...Read full comment
... umw is dull, not diverse, no social life( and i put in a great deal of effort to make it work) ...Read full comment
... I'd describe the student body as standoffish for no particular reason (not too many brainiacs here), if not just plain anti-social ...Read full comment
... The social scene was wonderful ...Read full comment
... Social life is OK ...Read full comment
... While some may berate our university for lack of social life (note EVERY negative review of the school on this website) one quickly realizes that...Read full comment
... -Finally, a lot of people complain about the lack of social life or extracurriculars here ...Read full comment
... I was always a social butterfly in high school and absolutely loved talking to new people and making friends ...Read full comment
... These people complain that the social life is weak because UMW isn't a "party" school, but let me tell you, I went there for 5 years, got two degr...Read full comment
... there is no social scene on campus - you'll have to go off campus for that ...Read full comment
... if you are like me (a gamer/internet socialite) you're going to be miserable ...Read full comment
... For the most part, the 'social scene' is talking online and mealtime gatherings ...Read full comment
... Social life, is eh ...Read full comment
... This doesnt help its students professionally as students here regress socially (and example mentioned below at HS reunion) ...Read full comment
... Not a very social school ...Read full comment
... I'm also a really social person who likes to go out and party ...Read full comment
... It fosters an academic atmosphere that is in some instances a detriment to the social scene, yet if your number one priority in college is to get...Read full comment
... SOCIAL LIFE ...Read full comment
... (Social Life) To be honest, I commute so I cannot say for sure how the social life is at UMW but it seems quite involved ...Read full comment
... As for social life, here at UMW you have to become involved in something whether a sport, club or group to meet people and have fun ...Read full comment
... Mary Washington can be a fabulous place for the select few who play sports or join young democrats (hipster niche) and can rely on the social lif...Read full comment
... In terms of social life, this has been said before but it really is true ...Read full comment
... My grievances with the school lie in the poor social life, "cliquish" high school extracurriculars, poor undergraduate advising, and the bureau...Read full comment
... This school and my internshhips through the school prepared me intellectually and socially for the real world ...Read full comment
... It doesn't really have what I want to study (Asian Studies), and the social scene dies down at that critical time--the weekend--with many student...Read full comment
... do not go here: Did you know this school accidently released every students social security number to people on accident a year or so again .....Read full comment
... The social life is not a frat setting; however, there is always something to do on the weekend if you want to be social ...Read full comment
... The school is also lacking in other areas-particularly in social life and extracurriculars ...Read full comment
... The social life was so awful ...Read full comment
... Is the social life as bad as these people say ...Read full comment
... The college-sponsored social events are boring and always frequented by the same people, and parties are hard to find, although searching for th...Read full comment
... Complaints about a lack of a social scene (which were present during my time there) fall on deaf ears ...Read full comment
... College is not all about the social scene, I completely understand that, however, social life does influence your happiness ...Read full comment
... The social scene at MW leaves something to be desired ...Read full comment
... It totally misrepresents itself to prospective students andmake it look like stuff happens on this campus and that their are soooo many satisfied...Read full comment
... The social life is terrible ...Read full comment
... The social life is alright ...Read full comment
... No one comes to Mary Wash for the parties and the social life, but rather for an education which is affordable, and quite good ...Read full comment
... This school lacks a social life, lacks a party scene, extremely unattractive girls (its quantity over quality here ...Read full comment
... absolutely zero social life here since it is hindered by the buildings design ...Read full comment
... First, the social night life is kind of dim ...Read full comment
... Social life at UMW is very "cliquish" and centers largely around the sports teams ...Read full comment
... Firstly, UMW is a small VA state school- don't hope for an atmosphere (in classroom and socially as well) like VAtech and JMU ...Read full comment
... But it's so incredibly easy to get involved here, to have a wonderful academic and social life, that anyone who doesn't is just unmotivated ...Read full comment
... No school spirit, lame parties, bad sports teams, no social life (everyone stays in), etc ...Read full comment
... I've read a lot of people weren't pleased with the social scene so I'll briefly comment on that ...Read full comment
... Also the RA's are required to record who you socialize with, when you goto dinner, who you eat with, where you study, and all this other creepy s...Read full comment
... I am not sure if it is because that there is no/minimal social scene or simply because it is convenient ...Read full comment
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