Standard W&M-vs-St Andrews JDP

Other than the obvious (spending 2 years away from W&M) what are the differences between the standard W&M program and the St Andrews Joint Degree Programme?

 Standard W&M Program
St Andrews Joint Degree Programme
Admission
  • Common Application
  • Early Decision made in December
  • Common Application with supplemental essay
  • If you get in to W&M Early Decision, you will find that out in December. But, you have to wait till April for the Joint Degree Programme decision
Annual Tuition & Fees 
(2017-18)
  • All Students: $39,950
  • No In-State/Out-of-State tuiton difference
  • No W&M Promise
Majors & Minors
  • Will choose from dozens of majors and minors at the end of the second year.
  • Can double-major
  • Must choose from 6 majors upon enrollment
  • Cannot double-major
Academics
  • 72 Hour Rule: at least 72 W&M credits must be taken outside the major
  • COLL Curriculum
  • Credits earned through testing or non-W&M courses count towards the total for the undergraduate degree.