The College of William and Mary

The Second College


William and Mary was established in 1693 and was a private university until 1906, and has remained a public university since. The College of William and Mary has educated presidents Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe, and John Tyler, as well as Supreme Court Justice John Marshall, Speaker of the House Henry Clay, and 16 signers of the Declaration of Independence. W&M is located in Williamsburg, Virginia, near to the popular Colonial Williamsburg and Busch Gardens. There is not a set of required classes needed to take, except those that are required for a major, although it is reccomended to take 4 math (Calculus is reccomended over Statistics), and it is reccomended to take 4 science (revolving around Physics).


There is a $70 application fee, and tuition costs $5214 for in-state students. To be admitted, one has to fill out the Common Application, and give the college your Secondary School Reports (transcript and letter of reccomendation), a Midyear School Report, and Official Report of Standardized Tests (either SAT or ACT, or both).

William and Mary is 32nd best college in the nation, and an excellent education program, one of the best in Virginia.