Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)

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College of William and Mary is ranked 4 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 66 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 80%
Applicants who took ACT 44%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+42%
600-69944%
600+86%

SAT Math Score

700+39%
600-69946%
600+85%

ACT Score

30-3664%
24-2934%
24+98%

Students applied14,952
Students admitted5,153
Admission rate34%

Students per faculty12

4-year graduation rate82%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$15,647
Fees$5,560
Room and board$11,832
Estimated book expense$1,350
Total cost$34,389

Cost after need-based aid$19,316
Cost after non-need-based aid$27,964

Average debt at graduation$26,017

Out of State

Tuition$36,158
Fees$5,560
Room and board$11,832
Estimated book expense$1,350
Total cost$54,900

Cost after need-based aid$39,827
Cost after non-need-based aid$48,475

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$55,000

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met81%
Average need-based aid$15,073
Average non-need-based aid$6,425

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment6,301

Full-Time

Men2,699
Women3,518

Part-Time

Men44
Women40

Freshmen retained96%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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