Standardized Testing

We know you’re anything but standard, so the SAT/ACT is just one optional part of your application.

 

Optional Exam(s) for Freshman Applicants
Optional Exam(s) Not required. An SAT or ACT (reported directly from the testing agency or self-reported on application. All enrolling students may submit an official SAT or ACT score report.) 
SAT Middle 50% range for Class of 2023 1320-1510 (Critical Reading + Math out of 1600)
Middle 50% range for Class of 2023 (Critical Reading) 660-740
Middle 50% range for Class of 2023 (Math) 660-770
ACT Middle 50% range for Class of 2023 30-34 (Overall Composite Score out of 36)
SAT or ACT Writing Not required. A student’s writing ability is assessed through the essay(s) submitted with their application.

Taking Multiple Tests

Additionally, for both the SAT or the ACT, we will superscore if taken multiple times.  If scores from both the SAT and the ACT are submitted, we will use the examination result that is most advantageous for an applicant’s case for admission.

 

William & Mary's school code for the SAT is: 5115

 

William & Mary's school code for the ACT is: 4344



More Optional Exams for Freshman Applicants
SAT Subject Tests SAT II exams are completely optional and are not a primary factor in our review process. However, if you are applying as a Home-Schooled student, we encourage you to submit at least two test scores in core subject areas.
TOEFL or IELTS Exam

Highly recommended for international students for whom English is not the first language.

William & Mary's school code for the TOEFL is: 5115.

Placement Exams
AP/IB Exams and A-Levls W&M accepts credit based on AP/IB exam scores and completion of A-Levels. See the W&M Course Catalog for detailed information and our credit PDF for more info on AP/ IB credits for freshman applicants and for transfer applicants.

Standardized Testing for Transfer Applicants
SAT or ACT Exam

Optional: For students who have not completed two full-time semesters of college at time of application and for students who have completed two full-time semesters of college at time of application.

TOEFL Optional: For international transfer applicants.