Fast Facts

Small. Smart. Historic. It's the William & Mary difference.

The W&M School of Education is a small but influential community of educators with a passion for transforming students, schools and communities. We're one of the smallest schools of education ranked in the top 50 by U.S. News & World Report, and offer a rare combination of academic might and close-knit community. 

Our students
  • Our student body includes 669 undergraduate students, degree-seeking full-time graduate students, degree seeking part-time graduate students and unclassified graduate students.
  • 38.8% of degree-seeking students received aid in the form of scholarships or assistantships in 2015-2016.
  • In 2016, we conferred 189 degrees, including 30 doctorates.
  • School of Education graduates account for nearly a third of the master’s degrees and over half of the doctoral degrees awarded at William & Mary every year.
Our faculty  
  • We have 44 faculty members, 38 of whom are tenured or tenure eligible. 100% hold doctorate degrees and four hold endowed professorships. 57% were engaged in externally-funded research in 2016.
  • Scholarship productivity 2011-2015: 888 academic presentations, 63 books, 116 book chapters, 230 journal articles.
  • Faculty members have been awarded more than $15 million in research funds in the past 3 years.
Our facility

The School of Education building, completed in May 2010, is a 113,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility located on a 22-acre lot adjacent to campus. The building brought all of the school's academic activities and engagment centers under the same roof. Highlights include:

  • 13 classrooms
  • 10,000 square foot Professional Development Center, accommodating more than 300 people for conferences, academies and institutes
  • Technology Integration Center, a space for students and faculty to discuss, learn and practice with instructional technologies
  • Learning Resource Center, offering a wide variety of materials, including K-12 textbooks and supplemental curriculum materials, psychoeducational test instruments, and audio-visual equipment
  • U.S. Green Building Council Award for LEED Gold certification
  • Linked to campus by pedestrian pathways and university bus system
  • Monticello Cafe, powered by Intelligentsia, offering coffee, organic tea, soups, salads, sandwiches, and fresh-baked pastries.