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College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 80%
Applicants who took ACT: 44%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 44%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 42%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 86%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 46%
SAT I Math score 700+: 39%
SAT I Math score 600+: 85%
ACT score 24-29: 34%
ACT score 30-36: 64%
ACT score 24+: 98%
Students applied: 14,952
Students admitted: 5,153
Admission rate: 34%
Students per faculty: 12
4-year graduation rate: 82%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 6,301
Full-time enrolled men: 2,699
Full-time enrolled women: 3,518
Part-time enrolled men: 44
Part-time enrolled women: 40
Freshmen retained: 96%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $15,647
Fees (in state): $5,560
Tuition (out of state): $36,158
Fees (out of state): $5,560
Room and board: $11,832
Est. book expense: $1,350
Total cost (in state): $34,389
Total cost (out of state): $54,900
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$19,316
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$27,964
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$39,827
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$48,475
Average debt at graduation: $26,017

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 81%
Average need-based aid: $15,073
Average non-need-based aid: $6,425

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

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