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Contact Information

Office of Admissions
P.O. Box 8795
Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795
Phone: (757)221-4223
Fax: (757)221-1242
Online Application: http://www.wm.edu/admission/ap...
Email/Contact Info: admission@wm.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Application Deadline: January 1
Application Fee: $60
Fee waiver available for students with financial need:
Early Action Offered:
Early Decision Offered:

Admissions Criteria

Academic Criteria
  Rigor of high school classes
  Class rank
  Academic GPA
  Standardized test scores
  Application Essay
  Recommendation(s)
 
Non-Academic Criteria
  Interview
  Extracurricular activities
  Talent/Ability
  Character/Personal qualities
  First generation
  Alumni/ae relation
  Geographical residence
 
   
  State residency
  Religious affiliation / Commitment
  Racial/Ethnic status
  Volunteer work
  Work experience
  Level of applicant’s interest
Admissions Criteria Key
  = Very Important   = Important   = Considered   = Not Considered

Selectivity

Selectivity (% of Applicants Admitted): 34%
Yield (% Accepted that Enroll): 35%
  Male Female
Applied 4,309 7,327
Accepted 1,859 2,107
Enrolled 605 782
  SAT Scores ACT Scores
Percent of Freshman Submitting: 96% 5%

Wait List Policy

Place students on a waiting list:
# of applicants offered a place on waiting list: 2,921
# accepting a place on the waiting list: 1,368
# of wait-listed students admitted: 159
% of students admitted from waiting list: 12%

Transfer Admission

Accept transfer students:
Accept transfers students in:
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer

High School Credits

Required/recommended high school credits for applicants:
Subject Recommended Required
  English 4
  Foreign Language 4
  Mathematics 4
  Science 4
  Science Lab 3
  Social Studies 4

SAT and ACT Policies

Use SAT, ACT, or SAT Subject Test scores in admission decisions:
Policy for the following tests:
SAT or ACT Required
ACT only
SAT only
SAT and SAT Subject Tests or ACT
SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
ACT Writing Component Accepted

GPA/Class Rank of Entering Freshmen

Average High School GPA of Freshmen: 4.0
Percent of entering freshmen by GPA:
GPA % of Freshmen
3.75-4.0 78%
3.5-3.74 16%
3.25-3.49 4%
3.0-3.24 2%
2.5-2.99 0%
2.0-2.49 0%
1.0-1.99 0%
0.0-0.99 0%
Percent of entering freshmen by Class Rank:
Class Rank % of Freshmen
Top 10% 79%
Top 25% 96%
Top 50% 100%
Bottom 25% 0%
Bottom 50% 0%

Test Scores of Freshman Class

SAT Scores 25th
Percentile
75th
Percentile
  SAT Math 620 710
  SAT Critical Reading 630 730
  SAT Writing 610 720
ACT Scores
  ACT Composite 27 32
  ACT Math 27 32
  ACT English 28 34

Percent of entering freshmen with the following SAT and ACT scores:
Score Range SAT Critical Reading SAT Math SAT Writing
  700-800 41% 35% 36%
  600-699 43% 48% 46%
  500-599 14% 15% 16%
  400-499 2% 2% 3%
  300-399 0% 0% 0%
  200-299 0% 0% 0%
Score Range ACT Composite ACT Math ACT English
  30-36 58% 52% 63%
  24-29 33% 38% 28%
  18-23 8% 8% 8%
  12-17 0% 2% 0%
  6-11 0% 0% 0%
  1-5 0% 0% 0%

Source: National Center for Education Statistics, IPEDS database. Survey files used include Institutional Characteristics, Enrollments and Student Financial Aid; Survey years include 2007-2008, 2008-2009, and 2009-2010. The information on this page is believed to be accurate for the 2009 school year, though College Toolkit does not guarantee such accuracy.