Admission Statistics

You are not a number when you apply to or attend William & Mary. You are a three dimensional person who has initiative, spirit and ideas. But, in admission we often get asked about numbers, so here they are.

The Class of 2021
Total Applicants 14,921
Early Decision Applicants 1,021
Overall Admission Rate 36%
In-State Admission Rate 45%
Out-of-State Admission Rate 29%
Total Number of Enrolling Students 1,534*
Total Number of Enrolling Students who Applied Early Decision 514
*Note: 33 students in the incoming class are part of the St Andrews William & Mary Joint Degree Programme
 
Fall Transfers (Fall 2017)
Total Applicants 859
Overall Admission Rate 44%
Total Number of Enrolling Students 174
 
Spring Transfers (Spring 2017)
Total Applicants 229
Overall Admission Rate 45%
Total Number of Enrolling Students 64