Avg. Federal Grant


Avg. Federal Loan


Total Aid Awarded

College of William and Mary Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students Receiving Aid Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid.


Total Aid Amount Average Total Aid Awarded per year.


Financial Aid Official Website


Among them are scholarship programs such as 1693 Scholars Program, James Monroe Scholars Program, Marie L. Rose Scholarship, and Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program. It is interesting to note that, every year, around 56% of students at WM receive some kind of financial aid, while the total amount of assistance/loans provided is $9,793,843. For additional information about financial assistance schemes, one can head over to WM’s financial aid page at http://www.wm.edu/financialaid/. Notably, a total of 10% of the applicants to William & Mary receive the Federal Grant every year. Meanwhile, 43% of the applicants receive the Student Grant and 42% are awarded the Institution Grant, while 10% of the students get the Pell Grant. Moreover, the average aid amount for Federal Grant awardees stands at $4,942, while the same comes to $12,733 for State Grant receivers and $16,601 for Institution Grant awardees. On the other hand, the average aid received by the Pell Grant awardees is $4,718. The annual family income of the applicants is also considered for determining the total financial assistance that they will be eligible for. Apart from financial grants and scholarships, candidates can also avail of monetary benefits like student loans to fund their education. In contrast to grants and scholarships, student loans are taken by the candidates at a certain rate of interest. While grants and scholarship schemes do not require repayment, student loans should be repaid by the applicants within a given period. At WM, an estimated number of 26% of the applicants choose to go for student loans.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Student Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


Federal Aid based on Family Income

Family Income

Average Federal Aid Per Year

Under $30,000


$30,001 - $48,000


$48,001 - $75,000


$75,001 - $110,000


Over $110,000


Student Loans for College of William and Mary

Average Loan Amount Average Loan Amount received per year.


Students Taking Out Loans


Loan Default Rate