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William & Mary

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Rating

Public

Type

9,765

Students

$40,089

Tuition

38%

Acceptance

#9

Ranking

Small Suburb

Campus Setting

Williamsburg, VA

200 Richmond Road, Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795

William & Mary is a mid-sized public university located in Williamsburg, VA ranked 79thin the United States. It has a total of 6,825 full-time undergraduate students and is somewhat competitive, accepting 37.68% of applicants. William & Mary offers 68 different majors and is best known for its chinese studies, health and fitness, and classics and classical languages literatures and linguistics programs (nationally ranked 1st, 7th, and 10th respectively). With a tuition cost of $17,434 for students from Virginia and $40,089 for those from out-of-state, William & Mary is quite costly. 85.65% of students graduate beginning the next chapter of their lives, joining the labor market. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $58,500 per year, which is 41% over the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$46,854/Year
Above Average

William & Mary

$46,854

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$62,821/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$43,372/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

38%Acceptance
Average

William & Mary

38%

National

69%
Sat

1320 - 1510

80% of students submit

Admissions Yield

28%

ACT

27 - 33

32% of students submit

Application Website

www.wm.edu/admission/

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$75

Students

6,825Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

1,544

Part-Time

0
Male

42%

In-state

83%

Female

58%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

1%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
18% Business Administration and Management, General6% Political Science and Government, General6% Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other70% Others

18% Business Administration and Management, General

6% Political Science and Government, General

6% Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

70% Others

Business Administration and Management, General

18%

525 Graduates

Political Science and Government, General

6%

185 Graduates

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

6%

161 Graduates

Psychology, General

6%

160 Graduates

Economics, General

5%

157 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

5%

132 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General

4%

124 Graduates

History, General

4%

117 Graduates

Academics

A
Professors
StudentsProfessors11:111:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

11

Number of Library Books

1,054,123

Academic Spend per Student

$16,327

Full-time Retention Rate

95%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$43,900/Year

William & Mary

$43,900

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$43,900

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$58,500

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

85%