College of William and Mary: Review & Facts

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College of William and Mary is a medium four-year, public school with 8,485 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1693 and is the only college located in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
42
Fair
At College of William and Mary you can obtain your bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

College of William and Mary implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 42 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Management, Political Science, Biology, and Law. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
95%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at College of William and Mary is excellent at 95% (well above Virginia average). Considering this statistic, apparently students definitely love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at College of William and Mary is great - 91%. Approximately 4% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at College of William and Mary is pretty good - 12:1. Learn more details about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$41,200
High
Average tuition prices are extremely high, $35,200 per academic year. The additional fees at College of William and Mary (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $6,000, which comes to $41,200 per academic year.

Read the details about College of William and Mary additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
34%
Hard
According to recent data, 14,952 applications were submitted and 5,153 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get accepted at this school.

The college will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score info at College of William and Mary in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,800
Medium
College of William and Mary offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at College of William and Mary, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D-
Unsafe
College of William and Mary provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 4,800 students, which offers a good on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable, about $6,800 annually.

Army ROTC programs are available at College of William and Mary. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, College of William and Mary appears to be a very dangerous school. The school has been investigated by the government for possible crime reporting violations. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

College of William and Mary Location and Maps



Post Address: College of William and Mary, 200 Richmond Road, Williamsburg, Virginia 23187-8795, USA
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