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The College of William and Mary

Department of Applied Science

Williamsburg, VA

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Overview

The College of William and Mary / Department of Applied Science is located in Williamsburg, VA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Magnetic resonance
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Lasers and optics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Remote sensing
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Neuroscience
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Mathematical and computational biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Materials science and engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Non-destructive evaluation
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Polymer chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Atmospheric and environmental science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computational neuroscience
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Applied mechanics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nanotechnology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Medical imaging
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Accelerator science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Applied robotics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Interface, thin film and surface science
Master of Science (MS) Applied science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Applied mathematics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
4 core courses

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

34
Applied
16
Accepted
10
Enrolled
47%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 5th October 5th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

33
Total Graduate Students
9%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
90%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.06%
Black or African American 6.06%
White or Caucasian 42%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.03%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (66%)
Female (33%)

Faculty

11
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 0
Male (8)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Computational biology, non-destructive evaluation, neurophysiology, laser spectroscopy, nanotechnology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
536,220

Location & Contact

Address 540 Landrum Drive
Williamsburg, VA  23185
United States
Contact Dr. Christopher Del Negro
Chair
Email: cadeln@wm.edu
Phone: 757-221-7808
Fax: 757-221-2050