College of William and Mary Rankings Based on Salary

  • College of William and Mary ranks better than 68% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • College of William and Mary ranks better than 80% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at College of William and Mary

We calculated a salary score for each of College of William and Mary's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at College of William and Mary to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for W&M Bachelor's Degrees

W&M ranks higher than 68% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Anthropology 65% $21,500 $28,598 65%
Area Studies 60% $19,998 $36,042 60%
Biology, General 63% $19,000 $30,771 63%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 99% $16,794 $67,101 99%
Chemistry 73% $19,300 $42,682 73%
Computer Science 59% $16,395 $72,134 59%
Economics 60% $20,692 $51,857 60%
English Language and Literature, General 32% $21,500 $26,739 32%
Fine and Studio Arts 51% Not Reported $26,353 51%
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 31% Not Reported $33,993 31%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 49% $17,500 $30,119 49%
History 23% $19,500 $25,967 23%
International Relations and National Security Studies 81% $21,500 $44,091 81%
Mathematics 92% $16,000 $61,814 92%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 38% $20,548 $33,798 38%
Philosophy 83% Not Reported $38,289 83%
Physics 19% $13,000 $33,993 19%
Political Science and Government 81% $16,750 $41,441 81%
Psychology, General 53% $18,661 $30,336 53%
Public Policy Analysis 42% $14,000 $39,369 42%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 62% $17,063 $35,060 62%
Sociology 70% $17,930 $35,416 70%

Salary Scores for W&M Master's Degrees

W&M ranks higher than 41% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 47% $47,060 $69,165 47%
Curriculum and Instruction 31% $22,000 $45,696 31%
Educational Administration and Supervision 19% $22,000 $44,925 19%
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 35% $45,500 $75,832 35%
Public Policy Analysis 91% Not Reported $74,576 91%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 25% $49,862 $40,213 25%

Salary Scores for W&M Doctoral Degrees

W&M ranks higher than 51% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Educational Administration and Supervision 38% $52,100 $77,401 38%
Law 52% $105,414 $70,083 52%

College of William and Mary Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Shannon 10/20/2019

Attending W&M was a great decision. I loved the small class sizes and the personal attention I was able to receive from my professors. The campus is beautiful and peaceful, and it's just the right size. The dormitories are very nice, and students have many housing options. The quality of instruction is top-notch. My courses were challenging, but not discouraging. William and Mary is a wonderful choice for students seeking a well-rounded, liberal arts education.

Rachel 2/8/2018

The College of William and Mary has given me an incredible undergraduate degree with a BS in Kinesiology and minor in Chemistry. My undergraduate education set me up to be very competitive while applying for graduate schools, resulting in admission offers from multiple graduate schools. The College of William and Marys small class size allows the professors to be accessible outside of the classroom while also making it possible to do research as an undergraduate that would not be available at the undergraduate... Read More