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College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 84%
Applicants who took ACT: 36%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 41%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 45%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 86%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 43%
SAT I Math score 700+: 43%
SAT I Math score 600+: 86%
ACT score 24-29: 32%
ACT score 30-36: 65%
ACT score 24+: 97%
Students applied: 14,552
Students admitted: 4,805
Admission rate: 33%
Students per faculty: 12
4-year graduation rate: 83%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 6,299
Full-time enrolled men: 2,712
Full-time enrolled women: 3,502
Part-time enrolled men: 44
Part-time enrolled women: 41
Freshmen retained: 95%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $13,978
Fees (in state): $5,394
Tuition (out of state): $35,122
Fees (out of state): $5,950
Room and board: $10,978
Est. book expense: $1,300
Total cost (in state): $31,650
Total cost (out of state): $53,350
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$17,736
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$24,977
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$39,436
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$46,677
Average debt at graduation: $25,733

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 76%
Average need-based aid: $13,914
Average non-need-based aid: $6,673

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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