University of Mary Washington

As described on its webpage, The University of Mary Washington (UMW) is a coeducational, public institution that offers graduate and undergraduate degrees. In addition to its primary location in the heart of historic Fredericksburg, UMW has two other campuses - one in Stafford, which caters to working professionals, and another in Dahlgren, which offers graduate science and engineering programs. The University of Mary Washington-Dahlgren Campus, Center for Education and Research is located in King George County and is designed to support the continuing educational and professional development of the region's engineers, scientists, and administrative professionals by providing educational programs, services, and leased facilities to the Naval Support Activity South Potomac commands, defense contractors, and the professional community.

Distance Learning Site

In addition, this campus serves as a distance learning site for the state's Commonwealth Graduate Engineering Program (CGEP). CGEP is a premiere provider of high-quality post-baccalaureate engineering education for practicing engineers and scientists interested in maintaining and enhancing their skills. Participating universities are:

  • George Mason University (GMU)
  • Old Dominion University (ODU)
  • University of Virginia (UVA)
  • Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU)
  • Virginia Tech (VT)

Offerings include Masters degrees, certificate programs, and non-degree, non-credit/seminar programs.