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Williams College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$64,090 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$49,780 tuition
$13,220 on campus room & board
$800 books and supplies
$290 fees
(Based on stats from 2015/2016)

$60,640 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$46,330 tuition
$13,220 on campus room & board
$800 books and supplies
$290 fees
(Based on stats from 2015/2016)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$43,227 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
50% of students receive aid
19% get federal aid ($5,404 avg)
3% get state aid ($2,258 avg)
50% get institn'l aid ($43,227 avg)
24% get loans ($4,388 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.73% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 1.26% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $46,400 50%
Federal Grant Aid $5,404 19%
Pell Grants $4,519 19%
Other Federal Grants $4,000 4%
Institution Grant Aid $43,227 50%
State Grant Aid $2,258 3%
Student Loans $4,388 24%
Federal Loans $4,283 23%
Other Loans $7,488 2%

Merit Aid Available

No known Merit Aid available.

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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: -
Financial aid deadline: Early Decision 11/20, Regular Decision 2/1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: When admission decisions are released
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: Regular Decision 5/1
Financial Aid Contact Info
33 Stetson Court
Williamstown, MA 01267
(413) 597-2211


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Acaica from Kissimmee, FL
  • Feb-21-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The financial aid is really good because of their large endowment. They also pay for all textbooks

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  • 5
  • Paige from Bonita, CA
  • Nov-06-2012 I am a current student here

    It is expensive, but well worth it. It has great financial aid programs and graduates from Williams have the highest average earnings of any college in the country.

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  • 5
  • Demarius from Calumet City, IL
  • Jun-16-2012 I am a current student here

    Ranked #1 in the Princeton Review for Best Value Colleges over Harvard, Princeton,Yale, and all of the other Ivy League favorites. #1 in Forbes for Colleges that will make you rich.

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  • 5
  • Anna from Chester, VA
  • Dec-23-2011 I am a current student here

    Even Forbes agrees with me. Williams provides a phenomenal education and exhilarating experience that is worth every penny.

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