• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Students of History at College of William & Mary gain an understanding of the human experience around the world and over time. This understanding forms a solid base on which to build many different careers.

Students may major or minor in history. Our introductory courses are open to all students who wish to expand their understanding of global events. All students enrolled in history courses may take advantage of the History Writing Resource Center. Advanced students may take advantage of opportunities to conduct independent research.

Undergraduate Program

  • All history majors gain experience in using tools for historical research through the Capstone Seminars.
  • In these intensive colloquia, students produce a substantial paper and grapple with evidentiary and historiographical issues at a sophisticated level. These courses are excellent preparation for writing a senior honors thesis, and majors are urged to consider taking one in their junior year.
  • All students taking a history course may take advantage of the History Writing Resource Center. Consultants work with history students at all levels, from those new to writing about history to advanced students working on their honors thesis.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Critical Questions in History
  • History of Europe to 1715
  • History of Europe since 1715
  • American History to 1877
  • American History since 1877
  • Survey of Latin American History to 1824

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • A submitted application through The Common Application or The Coalition Application
  • The Secondary School Report form complete with a high school transcript and counselor letter of recommendation
  • The Midyear School Report form, should be submitted to the admission office with an updated transcript as soon as first semester grades are available.
  • $75 application fee payment, or a fee waiver request

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40089 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40089 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    40089 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40089 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    17434 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17434 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Williamsburg

  • 1306 - 2140 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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