Application Checklist for Transfers

November 1 is the deadline for students applying to transfer for the spring and March 1 for students applying to transfer for the fall semester.

Transfer applicants can apply online using the Common Application. The Transfer Common Application and $75 application fee may be submitted online.  The application fee is waived for anyone who has served honorably in the armed forces of the United States. William & Mary offers application fee waivers to students applying from Richard Bland College of William & Mary and to students applying under the Guaranteed Admission Agreement through the Virginia Community College System. If you are eligible for either of these William & Mary specific fee waivers, please email [[transfer]] to obtain your coupon code to be used at the time of application submission. Please include your full name, CAS ID: and reason for seeking a William & Mary specific fee waiver. This email account is monitored 8am-5pm ET Monday-Friday. Should you have any further questions, please email [[transfer]].

USPS Mailing Address

The College of William & Mary
Office of Undergraduate Admission
P.O. Box 8795
Williamsburg, VA 23187

DHL, FedEx, UPS Address

The College of William & Mary
Office of Undergraduate Admission
116 Jamestown Road
Williamsburg, VA 23185

Additional application requirements (please note that your application will not be reviewed until each of these items has been received):
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Official high school transcript or copy of GED certificate. Transcript or GED certificate must be submitted regardless of how long you have been out of high school.
  • If you have completed less than a full year of college coursework when you apply, you must submit SAT or ACT scores. Test scores listed on the high school transcript will be accepted. If you have been out of high school for more than five years, SAT or ACT scores are not required.
  • Midterm grades are due November 22 for students applying for Spring and March 28 for students applying for the Fall.  Please use the Mid-term Report in the Additional Forms section under Assign Recommenders on the Common Application to submit your current grades.
  • The Transfer College Report. Please use the College Report form in the Recommenders and FERPA section of the Common Application.
International Transfer Applicants:

We welcome applications from international students who want to transfer to William & Mary. Read additional information about the international student transfer process.  In addition to completing the requirements mentioned above for transfer students, international transfer students must also complete special forms for international students.

Optional application materials:
Recommended Courses:

William & Mary recommends that students interested in transferring to the College take challenging courses in the liberal arts and sciences. Check our list of recommended courses to be sure you're on the right track. Typically, competitive transfer applicants have a GPA of 3.5 or higher at their current institution.