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Public Ivy Education at a Great Value

Our Commitment to Out-Of-State Students

Making a smart decision about your future involves balancing financial options with long-term benefits — and we are focused on making a W&M education an outstanding value for our students.

For out-of-state freshmen in 2022-23
  • 52% of out-of-state freshmen received some type of aid
  • 35% received need-based aid
  • $23,590 average need-based aid offer
  • 33% of W&M students graduate with debt (compared to 64% for students nationwide)

Benefits of a W&M Education

Cost of Attendance

Similar leading private universities frequently cost 20% more than W&M for out-of-state students.

W&M tuition, fees, housing and food = $64,000

Average cost of similar private universities = $80,000+

That’s a potential savings of $16,000 a year for a total of $64,000 or more over a four-year period.

Additional Support for W&M Students

Students can apply for grants and scholarships to help with the cost of:


Adam Farris Testimonial

“Thanks to a W&M alumni connection and my internship experience at Pentagon Federal Credit Union (PenFed) outside Washington, D.C., I now have an EY internship lined up for this summer. When I graduate next year, I will be in an excellent position to launch my career.”

— Adam Farris ’24, economics major and finance minor, from Massachusetts