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Recognized & Respected

We are a "Public Ivy" known for our beautiful campus, dedicated faculty and vibrant student life. (If that isn’t enough, Williamsburg boasts the most pancake houses per capita.)

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U.S. News & World Report Ranked #6 for undergraduate teaching among all national universities
Institute for International Education’s 2021 Open Doors Report #4 for participation in study abroad among all public universities in the United States
Princeton Review Top 10 best school for internships (Public)
National Science Foundation Among the top 20 producers of alumni who earn Ph.D.s 
Kiplinger #6 best value college or university
Fiske Guide Five-star academic rating (highest)
Princeton Review
#5 best school for making an impact (Public)
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 13:1 – W&M has the lowest student-faculty ratio of any top-ranked public university
Percentage of Courses Taught by Faculty 100%
Percent of Classes with Fewer than 40 Students 83%
William & Mary students come from 49 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands and more than 70 foreign countries
Percentage of students that major in STEM and computational fields 65%