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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.)

U.S. News & World Report Ranked #7 for undergraduate teaching among all national universities, ranked #13 among public 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 #9 for happiest students
Princeton Review #1 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
#1 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 20 Students 49%
William & Mary students come from 49 states, the Distric of Columbia, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands and more than 60 foreign countries
Percentage of majors in STEM and computational fields 65%