SMS Applicant Statistics
|Mean Verbal GRE:||549|
|Mean Quant. GRE:||721|
College of William and Mary
Iowa State University
Ocean University of China
Roger Williams University
Spring Hill College
University de Los Andes Colombia
University of Texas-Austin
University of Maryland
Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences
The student body of the School of Marine Science comprises a diverse group of individuals from all over the globe who seek an interdisciplinary graduate program in marine science.
Most of our current students are pursuing graduate studies in the Department of Fisheries Science (40%) and the Department of Biological Sciences (35%), with the remainder pursuing studies in either the Department of Physical Sciences or the Department of Environmental and Aquatic Animal Health.
Annually the total student body ranges from 100 - 125 students, of which approximately half are women. Currently, approximately 80% of SMS graduate students are from the United States and Puerto Rico. International students constitute another 15 - 20% of the enrollment, representing Australia, Brazil, China, Costa Rica, Italy, Malaysia, Portugal, Russia, South Korea, Thailand, and Uruguay. Students are approximately equally divided between M.S. and Ph.D. programs.
Diversity at W&M
The College of William and Mary is committed to equal opportunity. The College values diversity and is actively engaged in enriching the diversity of its faculty, students, and staff. Central to the College's mission is provision of a climate that is welcoming to all people. William and Mary does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex/gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, political belief, disability, veteran status, age, or any other category protected by the Commonwealth of Virginia or by US federal law.
W&M’s Office of Diversity and Community Initiatives coordinates the College's diversity efforts. The mission of the office is to work collaboratively with academic departments and offices to provide resources that promote access, respect, and community for all.
The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:Tammy Currie
Director, Office of Equal Opportunity
College of William & Mary
Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795