William & Mary

Acceptance Rate 42 %
SAT Average 1,395
Tuition & Fees $46,854
Student Population 8,939
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $20,327

Academic Overview

William & Mary Campus, Williamsburg, VA
William & Mary is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Williamsburg, Virginia. It is a Research University (high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $23,628 for Virginia residents and $46,854 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 8,939 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 42% and the graduation rate is 91% last year.
The salary after graduation from William & Mary varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $74,500. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of William & Mary are $23,628 for Virginia residents and $46,854 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $16,440 for in-state students and $34,229 for out-of-state students.
William & Mary 2021 Tuition & Fees
Virginia ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at W & M. The acceptance rate of W & M is 42% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 28%. The average graduation rate is 91% and the transfer-out rate is 6%. The average received amount of financial aid is $20,327 and 48% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 8,939 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for William & Mary is 42 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for William & Mary is 91 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for William & Mary is 6 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for William & Mary is 95 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for William & Mary is 8,939
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for William & Mary is 11 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
11 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $20,327 at William & Mary.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

W & M offers 68 major programs through online and on-site education where 4 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree340
Post Bachelor's Degree41
Master's Degree193
Post Master's Degree10
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship90
Doctor's degree - professional practice10

Special Learning Opportunities

William & Mary offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:5,048)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,800)

Veterans Benefits

William & Mary has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges