College of William & Mary

Williamsburg, VA

William and Mary says to students, "In keeping with its educational objectives, the College requires its undergraduates to experience a broad array of General Education courses from the first through the fourth year, and to plan a major field of study suited to their needs and interests, which are expected to shift and grow over time. The General Degree requirements specified below allow students to share a common intellectual experience, to explore new interests, and to recognize and pursue intellectual talents." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:6,299
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:82%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$19,372 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$41,072 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition


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  • 2. Literature


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    No credit given for Literature because a survey course in literature is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "COLL 200: Arts, Letters, and Values" requirement.

  • 3. Foreign Language

  • 4. U.S. Government or History


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    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because a survey course in American government or history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "COLL 200: Culture, Society, and the Individual" requirement.

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science


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    No credit given for Natural or Physical Science because the "COLL 200: Natural and Quantitative Reasoning" requirement can be fulfilled with courses that do not focus on natural science.

Curriculum last evaluated: 08/04/2016


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