PO Box 8795 Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795 757-221-4223
http://www.wm.edu/about/index.php admiss@wm.edu
About College of William and Mary
  • Year of Foundation 1693
  • Size of Campus 1,200 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, ,Post-Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 5,594
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 54%, 46%, 32%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $13,132 in-state, $35,962 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $8,892
  • Nonfall Registration Not Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Most selective
  • Application Fee $60
  • Enrollment No. 5,790
William & Mary is unlike any other university in America. We’re the second oldest college in the nation, but also a cutting-edge research university. We’re highly selective, but also public, offering a world-class education without the sticker shock. Our students are not only some of the smartest in the world, but passionate about serving others and serious about having fun. Our professors are teachers, scholars and research mentors, the cornerstone of a thriving intellectual community that produces experienced, engaged, successful graduates.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 15
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus William and Mary Theatre, Concert and Sunday Series; Intercollegiate Div 1 Athletic Events
  • Number of students in fraternities 15
  • Percent students who are frat members 24%
  • Number of honor societies Phi Beta Kappa; Omicron Delta Kappa; Mortar Board; Alpha Lambda Delta; Phi Eta Sigma; Golden Key Honor Society; Phi Sigma Pi; Discipline societies: Alpha Kappa Delta(soc); Alpha Kappa Psi(bus); Phi Alpha Delta(law) Phi Alpha Theta(hist); Psi Chi(psych); Wa
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 12
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Union, Campus Religious Organization - Interfaith Council, Chi Alpha, Catholic Campus Ministry, Lutheran Student Association, Westminster Fellowship, Young Life, Balfour-Hillel Jewish Student Organization, C
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 28%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Organization; Chinese Student Organization; Filipino-American Student Association; French House; Hispanic Cultural Organization; Japanese Cultural Association, Korean American Student Assoc. ; Russian Club; So
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 15
  • Other general policies honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Distance to nearest bus Williamsburg (0)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Newport News (20), Norfolk (35)
  • Distance to nearest train Williamsburg (0)
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 15%
  • Number of students using college housing 75%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, men's dorms, sorority housing, fraternity housing, apartments for married students, apartment for single students, special housing for disabled students, special housing for international students, other housing options
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 85%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 64
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
Campus Services
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 1,700
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 29,977
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Museums Sir Christopher Wren Building (1695), oldest academic building in continuous use in the US, designed by the famed English architect Sir Christopher Wren who designed St. Paul's Cathedral in London; President's House (1732); the Brafferton (1723); Phi Beta
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Subscriptions 11,313
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 100
  • Library Facilities Comprehensive collections of Early American and Virginian history; Rare Book Collection
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 2,346,524
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 200
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Number Of Books in Library 2,128,645
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 400
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 1 year 48%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs CGI-Allis; Pricewaterhouse Coopers; IBM Consulting; Ernst and Young; Federal Government; Public School Systems
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 35%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,200
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 35%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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