Tool December 2017

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 11 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 73 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 77%
Applicants who took ACT 44%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+46%
600-69941%
600+87%

SAT Math Score

700+42%
600-69942%
600+84%

ACT Score

30-3664%
24-2932%
24+96%

Students applied14,382
Students admitted5,253
Admission rate37%

Students per faculty12

4-year graduation rate85%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$16,370
Fees$5,674
Room and board$11,799
Estimated book expense$1,400
Total cost$35,243

Cost after need-based aid$19,351
Cost after non-need-based aid$28,955

Average debt at graduation$26,400

Out of State

Tuition$37,425
Fees$5,674
Room and board$11,799
Estimated book expense$1,400
Total cost$56,298

Cost after need-based aid$40,406
Cost after non-need-based aid$50,010

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$55,400

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met80%
Average need-based aid$15,892
Average non-need-based aid$6,288

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment6,276

Full-Time

Men2,631
Women3,578

Part-Time

Men33
Women34

Freshmen retained95%

# - 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 Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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