For Prospective Students

Welcome, Prospective Students!

We’re glad to meet you virtually! If you’re interested in our programs, please scroll down for more information or use the drop down menu. That menu also has information on the wide variety of careers our graduates have excelled at since their departure from what we affectionately refer to as CPR.

If you’re looking for information on the Latin Placement Exam and what level Latin class you should take, click here.


The Classics program at UMW provides vibrant study of ancient Greece and Rome, demonstrating the continued relevance and importance of the classics to the 21st century. For information on our three major concentrations, select from these options:

Classical Archaeology

Classical Civilization


Information on Requirements for M.Ed. PreK-12 with an Endorsement in Latin

Museum Studies minor




Philosophy literally means “love of wisdom,” and this program engages UMW students in a lively exploration of some of the most fundamental questions humanity can face. For information on our two major concentrations and one minor program, select from these options:

Philosophy Major

Philosophy: Pre-Law Major

UMW/George Mason 3+3 Accelerated Law Degree Program

Minor in Practical Ethics



Religious Studies

Our Religious Studies program seeks to explore the many ways humans have understood concepts of transcendence and the sacred in their world. For more information on our major program and affiliated minor programs, select from the following options:

Religious Studies Major

Minor in Asian Studies

Minor in Contemplative Studies