How much does it cost to attend?

In State Virginia Resident Sticker Price
$39,221
In State Costs for College of William and Mary
Fee Cost
Tuition$17,434
Books and Supplies$1,425
Other Fees$5,966
Room and Board $12,236
Other Expenses Budget$2,160
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$60,522
Out of State Costs for College of William and Mary
Fee Cost
Tuition$38,735
Books and Supplies$1,425
Other Fees$5,966
Room and Board $12,236
Other Expenses Budget$2,160

Residents of Virginia pay an annual total price of $39,221 to attend College of William and Mary on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $17,434 for tuition, $12,236 room and board, $1,425 for books and supplies and $5,966 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $60,522 which is 54.3% higher than Virginia residents. The tuition charge is $38,735 while room and board is $12,236, books and supplies are $1,425 and other fees come in at $5,966.

All price data is sourced from the 2017/2018 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend College of William and Mary when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2017/2018
$17,415
Net Price by Income College of William and Mary
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$5,542
$30,001 to $48,000$8,772
$48,001 to $75,000$10,342
$75,001 to $110,000$19,585
$110,000+$30,981

The average reported annual net price for College of William and Mary for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $17,415 in 2017/2018. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Financial Aid

Finanical Aid College of William and Mary
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $18,738 40%
Pell Grant $4,293 11%
Federal Student Loan $5,527 27%

The average reported annual net price for College of William and Mary for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $17,415 in 2017/2018.

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to College of William and Mary, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $50,640. The loan balance of $50,640 is a four year multiple of the $12,660 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $526 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.529%.

Example Loan $50,640
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.5%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $525.53
Total Interest Paid $12,423.97
Sum of All Loan Payments $63,063.97

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$156,884
Year Virginia Residents Non Residents
1 $39,221 $60,522
2 $47,138 $72,738
3 $56,652 $87,420
4 $68,087 $105,065

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at College of William and Mary to be $156,884 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 20.2% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at College of William and Mary
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Virginia Residents $425 $1,275 $1,700
Out of State Residents $1,235 $3,705 $4,940

Estimated cost for a class at College of William and Mary based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at College of William and Mary versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

College of William and Mary Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=231624 IPEDS survey data for College of William and Mary.