Graduate Program Overview

William & Mary is a four-years, public school located in Williamsburg, Virginia. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $16,618 for Virginia residents and $34,978 for out-of-state students. It offers thirty-nine (39) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameWilliam & Mary
TypeFour-years, Public
Address200 Richmond Road, Williamsburg, VA
Graduate School Students2,703 students
1,459 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$16,618
Student to Faculty11:1 (9.09%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 39 Graduate Programs
20 Master's, 10 Doctorate, 9 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at William & Mary with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Virginia residents, the tuition & fees are $16,618 and $34,978 for non-Virginia residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $584 for Virginia residents and $1,573 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$584$1,573
Books & Supplies$1,000
Room & Board$13,736 (On-Campus) / $13,736 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,076 (On-Campus) / $2,076 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$33,430$51,790
Off-Campus Total$33,430$51,790
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

William & Mary offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 39 major areas - 20 Master's (1 online programs), 10 Doctorate , 7 Post-Bachelor'(2 online programs), 2 Post-Master'(1 online programs). 744 students have been conferred Master's degree and 240 students have received Doctorate degree last year.The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Legal Studies
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Physical Sciences
Human Services
Social Sciences
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Physical Sciences
Social Sciences
Legal Studies

Graduate Student Population

Total 8,939 students enrolled in William & Mary including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 2,703 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,268 male and 1,435 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1,700 full-time and 1,003 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 1,459 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 829 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students1,268
Women Students1,435
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students1,700
Part-time Students1,003
By race/ethnicity 1,794 White, 201 Black, and 121 Asian students are attending at William & Mary. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races103
43 students are younger than 22 and 349 students are older than 65. The school has 1,637 students aged between 22 and 30 and 674 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under43
40 & Over349
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At William & Mary, 1,459 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 829 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment2,703
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,459
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses829
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses415
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,459
Virginia Resident1,031
Other State In U.S.406
Outside of U.S.22

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