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Williams College

Williamstown, MA, USA
4.39 Average Rating

Founded with funding from the estate of a Massachusetts Bay colonist, Williams College is a liberal arts institution in northwest Massachusetts. Williams is home to three divisions of Mathematics & Science, Languages, and Social Sciences conferring undergraduate degrees in 36 majors. In addition to its regular semester schedule, Williams features a Winter Study period during January where students can choose from enrolling in a course, pursuing an independent research project, or studying off campus. For history buffs, the Chapin Library houses original prints of the Bill of Rights and the Declaration of Independence.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb or town
In-State Students
12%
Out-Of-State Students
79%
0
100
13%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 33
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1468
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. November 15, 2019 January 4, 2020
Fall Regular Decision January 1, 2020 May 1, 2020
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
2,073
Total Number of Undergrads
2,127
Academic Calendar

Four-one-four plan

Non Traditional Learning
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
0
100
88%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
95%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
7:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$18,979
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$57,280
Out-of-State Tuition
$57,280
0
100
100%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
53%
Average Aid Per Year
$51,671
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
52%
48%
Student Organizations
160
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
New York
Boston
San Francisco
Washington
Albany
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$54,100
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What Students Are Saying

4.39 Average Rating
Williams College is a really fruitful environment where intelligence and hard work thrives. The interactions amongst students and professors breeds an environment in which ALL learn and benefit. The opportunities that this institution presents are innumerable.
Demarius from Calumet City, IL
This school provides a very diverse but tight-knit community. The professors are so passionate about what they teach and are determined to make you fall in love with their material. The opportunities are endless here because the school is always willing to fund for students' projects and turn ideas into reality.
Jennah from Westport, CT

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