College of William and Mary Rankings by Salary Score

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College of William and Mary's Top Rankings

College of William and Mary is ranked on 2 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


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 based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Scores for W&M Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Anthropology 65 93% 93% $21,500 $28,600 65
Area Studies 60 91% 91% $20,000 $36,040 60
Biology, General 63 94% 94% $19,000 $30,770 63
Business Administration, Management and Operations 100 96% 96% $16,790 $67,100 100
Chemistry 73 100% 100% $19,300 $42,680 73
Computer Science 59 95% 95% $16,400 $72,130 59
Economics 60 95% 95% $20,690 $51,860 60
English Language and Literature, General 32 96% 96% $21,500 $26,740 32
Fine and Studio Arts 51 100% 100% Not Reported $26,350 51
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 31 94% 94% Not Reported $33,990 31
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 49 97% 97% $17,500 $30,120 49
History 23 98% 98% $19,500 $25,970 23
International Relations and National Security Studies 81 91% 91% $21,500 $44,090 81
Mathematics 92 94% 94% $16,000 $61,810 92
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 38 91% 91% $20,550 $33,800 38
Philosophy 83 85% 85% Not Reported $38,290 83
Physics 19 87% 87% $13,000 $33,990 19
Political Science and Government 81 95% 95% $16,750 $41,440 81
Psychology, General 53 93% 93% $18,660 $30,340 53
Public Policy Analysis 42 94% 94% $14,000 $39,370 42
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 62 86% 86% $17,060 $35,060 62
Sociology 70 93% 93% $17,930 $35,420 70

Salary Scores for W&M Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 47 96% 96% $47,060 $69,170 47
Curriculum and Instruction 31 97% 97% $22,000 $45,700 31
Educational Administration and Supervision 19 100% 100% $22,000 $44,930 19
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 35 100% 100% $45,500 $75,830 35
Public Policy Analysis 91 93% 93% Not Reported $74,580 91
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 25 100% 100% $49,860 $40,210 25

Salary Scores for W&M Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Educational Administration and Supervision 38 100% 100% $52,100 $77,400 38
Law 52 96% 96% $105,410 $70,080 52

Reviews by Program

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