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The College of William and Mary

Program in Education Policy, Planning, and Leadership

Williamsburg, VA

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Overview

The College of William and Mary / Program in Education Policy, Planning, and Leadership is located in Williamsburg, VA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Curriculum leadership
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Curriculum and educational technology
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Curriculum leadership
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Educational policy, planning, and leadership Higher education administration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Educational policy, planning, and leadership General education administration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Educational policy, planning, and leadership Gifted education administration
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Educational policy, planning, and leadership Higher education administration
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Educational policy, planning, and leadership General education administration
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Educational policy, planning, and leadership Gifted education administration
Master of Education (M Ed) Educational leadership K-12 administration and supervision
Master of Education (M Ed) Educational leadership Higher education administration

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 23
Doctoral Degrees 37
Other Advanced Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE or MAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

163
Applied
115
Accepted
89
Enrolled
71%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE or MAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.5
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE or MAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

226
Total Graduate Students
76%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
23%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.41%
Black or African American 18.58%
White or Caucasian 67%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 0.44%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.54%
Unknown 0.44%

Gender

Male (34%)
Female (65%)

Faculty

41
Total faculty
Full-time - 20
Part-time - 21
Male (18)
Female (23)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Higher education policy, evaluation of teachers, program evaluation, civil rights and higher education, program evaluation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 8795
Williamsburg, VA  23187-8795
United States
Contact Dr. Michael F. Dipaola
Department Chair
Email: mfdipa@wm.edu
Phone: 757-221-2344