General Information The College Of William And Mary
 
 
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College of William and Mary, The

Williamsburg, VA


General Description:


We’re a “Public Ivy”—one of only eight in the nation. That means we offer a superior education that’s accessible to everyone.

We're famous for our rigorous liberal arts curriculum and our dedicated, engaged professors. Our students are nothing short of exceptional; they're scholars, athletes, activists, musicians, world travelers and generous volunteers. Our campus, adjoining Colonial Williamsburg, is a masterwork of preservation and innovation. Find out more about W&M:

Our History
Chartered on February 8, 1693, by King William III and Queen Mary II of England
The second oldest college in America
Severed formal ties with Britain in 1776
Became state-supported in 1906 and coeducational in 1918
Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's first academic Greek society, was founded here in 1776
We also have the nation's first Honor Code 

Our Campuses

Williamsburg (William & Mary main campus)
1,200 acres—including scenic Lake Matoaka and College Woods—located in historic downtown Williamsburg, Virginia
Named one of Intel's 50 "Most Unwired College Campuses" for our campus-wide wireless network
Sir Christopher Wren Building (1700) is the oldest college building in the U.S.
Colonial Campus section is restored to 18th-century appearance

Gloucester Point (Virginia Institute of Marine Science campus)
40-acre campus in Gloucester Point at the mouth of the York River, a major tributary and passageway to Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean
Two satellite campuses on the Eastern Shore and Rappahannock River
Gloucester Point was a strategic location in the American Revolution and Civil War
Positioned across the York river from Yorktown, site of the decisive battle of the Revolutionary War
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