W&M Facts and Rankings

W&M at a Glance
  • Chartered on February 8, 1693, by King William III and Queen Mary II of England
  • 6,276 undergraduates and 2,341 graduate students
  • 33 percent are students of color
  • 78 percent of freshmen who are ranked graduated in the top ten percent of their class
  • More than 40 undergraduate programs and more than 20 graduate and professional degree programs

Learn more about William & Mary

W&M Rankings

 

Rank

Category

Ranking Organization

1

College Access Index: Virginia Public Universities

New York Times (2017)

1

Happiest Students

Princeton Review (2019)

6

Best Value Colleges: Internships

Princeton Review (2019)

19

Best Career Services

Princeton Review (2019)

n/a

Colleges That Create Futures

Princeton Review (2017)

 Additional Rankings

5

Best Colleges: Undergraduate Teaching

U.S. News & World Report (2019)

9

Best College Values: Public (Out-of-State Students)

Kiplinger (2018)

10

America's Top Colleges: Public Schools 

Forbes (2017)

10

Best Colleges: Top Public Schools

U.S. News & World Report (2019)

11

Best College Values: Public (In-State Students)

Kiplinger (2018)

30

America's Top Colleges: Research Universities

Forbes (2017)

38

Best Colleges: National Universities

U.S. News & World Report (2019)

Just a few more bragging points.

Salary and Demographic Data

Over 80% of our undergraduates report their first destination outcomes. Find out which employers hire our students, examine first destination salary data by function and industry, and view post-graduate degree plans.
View full first destination results.