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#293 Overall Influence #53 Desirability Rank

William & Mary

Public research university located in Williamsburg, Virginia

William & Mary is a public research university in Williamsburg, Virginia. Founded in 1693 by letters patent issued by King William III and Queen Mary II, it is the second-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, after Harvard University.

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The is a public research university in Williamsburg, Virginia. Founded in 1693 by letters patent issued by King William III and Queen Mary II, it is the second-oldest institution of higher education in the United States and the ninth-oldest in the English-speaking world.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

14,201

Acceptance

42%

Graduation Rate

91%

Median SAT Score

1415

Median ACT Score

32

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$17,168

Fees (in-state)

$6,194

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$74,500

Employed

92%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

8K

Under-Grads

6K

Graduates

2K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

200 Richmond Road, Williamsburg VA 23187-8795

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

15 per 100K

Violent Crime

2 per 100K

What is William & Mary known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#75 World Rank
Law
#263 World Rank
Literature
#163 World Rank
History
#365 World Rank
Business
#309 World Rank
Education
#265 World Rank
Political Science
#512 World Rank
Biology
#355 World Rank
Philosophy
#404 World Rank
Physics
#683 World Rank
Medical
#398 World Rank
Economics
#721 World Rank
Computer Science
#712 World Rank
Mathematics
#658 World Rank
Religious Studies
#306 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#637 World Rank
Psychology
#1241 World Rank
Chemistry
#399 World Rank
Anthropology
#590 World Rank
Sociology
#1088 World Rank
Social Work

Other areas of influence

#451 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#461 World Rank
Communications
#798 World Rank
Engineering
#2057 World Rank
Nursing

Influential People

Who are William & Mary's Most influential alumni?

William & Mary 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Law, History, and Literature

Aaron Zebley

American attorney; Former Deputy Special Counsel and FBI Special Agent

Robert Ould

Robert Ould

Chief of the Bureau of Exchange for Confederate States of America

Josh Sundquist

Writer , Motivational Speaker , Paralympian

David Ellenson

David Ellenson

Rabbi

Sheila Michaels

Sheila Michaels

American feminist

Eric Cantor

American politician

Thomas Lee

Thomas Lee

Virginia colonist

Lewis Warrington

Lewis Warrington

United States Secretary of the Navy

Henri Cole

Henri Cole

American writer

Nalini Ambady

Nalini Ambady

American social psychologist of Indian descent

Jonathan Jarvis

Jonathan Jarvis

U.S. National Park Service director

Edmund Randolph

Edmund Randolph

American attorney