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 as one of the best by U.S. News & World Report, and offer a rare combination of academic might and close-knit community. 

Our students
  • Our student body includes 554 undergraduate students, degree-seeking full-time graduate students, degree seeking part-time graduate students and unclassified graduate students.
  • In 2017-2018, we awarded more than $1.9 million in financial aid in the form of scholarships and graduate assistantships.
  • In 2018, we conferred 368 degrees.
  • 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 48 full-time faculty members. 100% hold doctorate degrees and four hold endowed professorships. 70% were engaged in externally-funded research in 2017.
  • In 2017, our 48 full-time faculty members produced 16 books, 167 articles/book chapters and 190 research presentations.
  • In 2017, the School of Education had $15.8 million awarded through 27 active research grants, for an average of $329,600 per faculty member.
Our facility

The School of Education building, completed in May 2010, is a 113,000 square foot facility located on a 22-acre lot adjacent to campus. The building brought all of the school's academic activities and engagement 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.