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The College of William and Mary

Instate Tuition (2011-2012)
Out-of-state Tuition (2011-2012)

CWM Address

General info:(757) 221-4000
Financial aid office:(757) 221-2420
Admissions office:(757) 221-3999
University Homepage

Tuition + CWM Housing


UGrad Application Fee: $60
Grad Application Fee: $45

Tuition Prepaid: Yes
Tuition Payment Plan: Yes
Campus Housing Capacity:4381
Freshman Must Live on Campus: Yes

University Makeup

# of Undergrads: 6,425
# of Grad students: 2,692
Total Students: 9,117




American Indian:



Pacific Islander:




Financial Aid

53% First time, full time students receive federal aid and the average amount is $2,587

3% of students receive State/Local grants and the average amount is $1,908

31% receive instiutional grants and the average institutional award is $5,313

34% receive student loans and the average amount is $3,135
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Public 4 year or above Institution
Research Universities (high research activity)
Doctoral/Research Universities--Intensive

Special Programs

Law Program
Teacher Certifications

Admissions Requirements

Secondary School Record Required
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Test Scores Required
Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Test EOFL Recommended

Special Credits

HS College Credit: Yes
AP Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credit: No
Special Credits(other): No

Applicants Admitted %

44% men vs 29% women admitted

Applicants vs Admissions

Number of Men Applicants: 4,753
Number of Women Applicants: 8,072
Number of Men Admitted: 2,081
Number of Women Admitted: 2,362

Student Services

Library On Campus
Counseling Services
Employment Services
Placement Services
Day Care On Campus

Majors  Hide Majors

• Accounting
• American/United States Studies/Civilization
• American/United States Studies/Civilization Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Anthropology
• Anthropology Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Area Studies Other
• Art/Art Studies General
• Biological and Physical Sciences
• Biological and Physical Sciences Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Biology/Biological Sciences General
• Business Administration and Management General
• Chemistry General
• Chinese Studies
• Classics and Classical Languages Literatures and Linguistics General
• Clinical Psychology Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Computer and Information Sciences General
• Computer and Information Sciences General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
• Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Curriculum and Instruction
• Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts General
• Economics General
• Educational Administration and Supervision Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Educational Leadership and Administration General
• Educational Psychology
• Educational Psychology Post-master's certificate
• English Language and Literature General
• French Language and Literature
• Geology/Earth Science General
• German Language and Literature
• Health and Physical Education/Fitness General
• History General
• History General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• International Relations and Affairs
• Law Phd(Professional practice)
• Legal Professions and Studies Other
• Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
• Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Mathematics General
• Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies Other
• Music General
• Philosophy
• Physics General
• Physics General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Political Science and Government General
• Psychology General
• Public Policy Analysis General
• Religion/Religious Studies
• Sociology
• Spanish Language and Literature

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