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International Statistics

July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020

Total Students, Scholars, Alumni on OPT & Dependents: 1100*

Student Enrollment Number: 733* (information on scholars below)
  • Includes: Degree Seeking, Exchange, English Language, and Special Programs
  • From 57 places of origin
* approximately
list of students by country of origin
Top five places of origin for students by percentage:
China 62%
India 4%
South Korea 3%
Saudi Arabia  2%
Taiwan  2%
 
number of students by academic level
Academic Level
Level Number of Students Percentage
Graduate 303 41%
Undergraduate 364 49%
Exchange (Graduate) 4 <1%
Exchange (Undergraduate) 11 2%
Special Programs 51 7%
  
number of students by academic program
Academic Programs
Academic Program Number of Students Percentage
Bachelor of arts 93 12%
Bachelor of Arts International Honours
(St Andrews W&M Joint Degree Programme)
13 1%
Bachelor of Science 66 9%
Undeclared (Undergraduate) 192 26%
Non-Degree Seeking (undergraduate exchange) 11 1%
Non-Degree Seeking (graduate exchange) 4 <1%
Master of Accounting 6 1%
Master of Business Administration 94 13%
Master of Business Analytics 26 4%
LL.M. (Master of Laws) 41 6%
J.D. (Law) 18 2%
Master of Arts 13 1%
Master of Science 14 1%
Ph.D. Arts and Sciences 75 10%
Ph.D. in Marine Sciences (VIMS) 10 1%
Master of Education 10 1%
Ph.D. Education 5 1%
Special Programs 51 7%

Scholars, Faculty, Staff: 172; Dependents: 58
  • Scholars are foreign professors, researchers, short-term scholars, and specialists who are invited to the U.S. on a temporary basis by academic department or units at W&M and VIMS.
  • Dependents are spouses and children who accompany students and scholars during their time at W&M.
  • From over 30 places of origin
list of scholars by countries
Top five places of origin for scholars by percentage:
China 61%
South Korea 8%
Canada 4%
India 3%
Japan/Spain (tie) 2%
Alumni on Optional Practical Training - 128

W&M and VIMS also have international students and alumni who are in the U.S. while on Optional Practical Training (OPT) work authorization. Most people on OPT are recent graduates. The Reves Center continues to maintain their immigration records and advise them while they are on OPT, which typically lasts from 12 – 36 months. 

list of studnets and scholars by visa
Visa Type Students/Scholars/Dependents
F-1 Students - 644  

Alumni on OPT - 128
J-1 Students - 69

Scholars - 154
 F-2 Dependents - 42
J-2 Dependents - 16      
H1-B Scholars - 15
TN Scholars -3