William and Mary


William and Mary

William and Mary


William and Mary is the second oldest college in the nation, but also a cutting-edge research university. Students are passionate about serving others and serious about having fun. Professors are teachers, scholars and research mentors, the cornerstone of a thriving intellectual community that produces experienced, engaged, successful graduates.

William and Mary is a “Public Ivy”—one of only eight in the nation. That means it offers a superior education that’s accessible to everyone. The college is famous for its rigorous liberal arts curriculum and our dedicated, engaged professors. Students are nothing short of exceptional; they’re scholars, athletes, activists, musicians, world travelers and generous volunteers.

The Basics

SettingSituated in Williamsburg, Virginia
School TypeUSA University
School Website http://www.wm.edu/
Nearest CityWilliamsburg
Year Founded1693
Admission RequirementHK F.6
Academic CalendarFall, Spring
Level OfferedUndergraduate and graduate programs
Enrollmentapproximately 8,500 students
International Students3%
Student-Teacher Ratio12:1
MapMap link

Academic Programs:

Undergraduate Programs: http://www.wm.edu/academics/undergraduateprograms/index.php


The Commons Dining Hall, Student Recreation Center (includes three gyms, a 25 yard, eight lane pool, a state-of-the-art fitness center, an indoor climbing wall and even a juice bar), Integrated Science Center, Lake Matoaka Amphitheater, Earl Gregg Swem Library, Campus Center and the Sadler Center


Sports and Wellness: Counseling Center, Student Recreation Center, IM Fields (Campus Drive), Fraternity Field, Yates Multi-Use Field, Yates Multi-Use Field, Dillard Fields, Busch Shared Use Sports Fields, William & Mary Hall, Barksdale Field, Cary Field, Fitness Trail


Students Life:

Student Clubs and Organizations: http://www.wm.edu/offices/studentactivities/clubsandorganizations/directory/index.php

Other Information:

US News: http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/college-of-william-and-mary-3705

William and Mary website: