College of William and Mary Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at College of William and Mary is 12:1, and the school has 48.8 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at College of William and Mary include: Social Sciences; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; English Language and Literature/Letters; and Psychology. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 95.3 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts Philosophy
Humanities Foreign languages
Computer literacy Sciences (biological or physical)
Mathematics History
English (including composition) Social science
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 12:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Social Sciences 23%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 12%
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 10%
English Language and Literature/Letters 8%
Psychology 8%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Bachelor's, Master's, Post-master's certificate, Doctorate - professional practice, Doctorate - research/scholarship
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences N/A
Service learning N/A
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience N/A
Writing in the disciplines N/A
Undergraduate research/creative projects N/A
Learning communities N/A
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program Yes
Institution is SOC Member No
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit No

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 95%
4-year graduation rate 83%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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