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William & Mary

This guide provides an overview of sources, both primary & secondary, for conducting research related to William & Mary.


Basic W&M statistics

A great source for W&M statistics is the W&M Office of Institutional Analysis and Effectiveness:

Some of the following links are from that office's website.

Common Data Set:

W&M By the Numbers:

W&M Fact Book:

Annual Benchmark Studies:


Graduation and Retention:


W&M Vital Facts, Series 7, University Communications Records:

Other Data

State Council of Higher Education (SCHEV)

Budget & Financial Information

Strategic Planning: Background & References

Webpages and reports
Useful reports and studies



Presentations to the W&M Board of Visitors, including financial, student surveys, etc. are available on the university's website or through the W&M Digital Archive Board of Visitors collection