College of William and Mary

Williamsburg, Virginia

Overview

Address200 Richmond Road
School Websitewww.wm.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Small

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

College of William and Mary is a mid-size public, 4-year college based in Williamsburg, Virginia that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 14,644 students applied to College of William and Mary. Of those students, 5,406 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in College of William and Mary was $17,434, in addition to fees of $5,966. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend College of William and Mary.

College of William and Mary has a 91% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The College of William and Mary acceptance rate is 37%. To put this into perspective, 5,406 of the 14,644 students who applied to College of William and Mary in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in College of William and Mary is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into College of William and Mary had an SAT score between the range of 1,310 and 1,490. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for College of William and Mary was between 30 and 33 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to College of William and Mary as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At College of William and Mary, the tuition for in-state residents is $17,434. Combined with fees of $5,966, room and board costs of $12,236, other expenses of $2,160 and the $1,425 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $39,221.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $45,272 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in College of William and Mary to $61,093 for out-of-state students.

Students at College of William and Mary are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at College of William and Mary was $4,812 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 13%.

College of William and Mary Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio11:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to College of William and Mary.

College of William and Mary has a good gender split, with 58% of undergraduates being female and 42% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Virginia residents; in fact, 62% of all students reside in Virginia. However, 31% of students come from out-of-state and 6% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at College of William and Mary is 11:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from College of William and Mary to thrive in your studies.

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