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  • PO Box 37, Hopkins Hall, First Floor
    Williamstown , MA 01267
    (413) 597-4181
    http://www.williams.edu

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    Setting
    Town, on fringe of an urban area
    Enrollment
    2,101
    Full time
    2,069
    Part time
    32
    Men full time
    999
    Women full time
    1,070

    Williams College More Information

    Type of School
    Four or more years , Private not-for-profit
    Religious affiliation
    None
    Highest degree offered
    Master's degree
    Calendar
    4-1-4 Calendar
    Distance learning opportunities
    No

  • Williams College Admission Basics

    Admissions office phone number -
    Open admission policy No
    Undergraduate Application fee $65
    Applied 6,883
    Admitted 1,219
    Enrolled 549
    Admitted % 18%

    Williams College Admission factors

    Admission test scores Required
    Secondary school GPA Neither required nor recommended
    Secondary school rank Recommended
    Secondary school record Required
    TOEFL Neither required nor recommended
    Completion of college preparatory program Required
    Recommendations Required
    Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended

    Williams College Admission statistics

    Students submitting SAT 83%
    SAT 1 Verbal 25th percentile score 680
    SAT 1 Verbal 75th percentile score 790
    SAT 1 Math 25th percentile score 670
    SAT 1 Math 75th percentile score 770
    Students submitting ACT 39%
    ACT Composite 25th percentile score 31
    ACT Composite 75th percentile score 34

    Williams College Diversity

    American Indian/Alaskan Native 0%
    Asian/Pacific Islander 11%
    Black/Non-Hispanic 9%
    Hispanic 9%
    White/Non-Hispanic 62%
    Non-Resident Alien 8%
    Race/ethnicity unknown 0%
  • Williams College Cost

    In-State Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $49,780
    Out-of-state Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $46,330
    Books and Supplies -
    On-campus room and board $13,220 Students on Financial Aid receive Free Books
    Off-campus room and board -

    Williams College Financial Aid

    Students Receiving Aid 50%
    Receiving Federal Grants 19% , $5,404 on average
    Receiving Institutional Aid 48% , $47,600 on average
    Receiving Student Loans 24% , $4,388 on average
  • Williams College Programs & Majors

    Graduates in 2012/2013 academic year.

    AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES Bachelor Master
    American/United States Studies/Civilization 9 0
    Asian Studies/Civilization 7 0
    Near and Middle Eastern Studies 8 0
    Women's Studies 7 0
    BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES Bachelor Master
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General 57 0
    COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES Bachelor Master
    Computer Science 15 0
    ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS Bachelor Master
    English Language and Literature, General 64 0
    FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS Bachelor Master
    Arabic Language and Literature 8 0
    Chinese Language and Literature 12 0
    Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 5 0
    Comparative Literature 9 0
    French Language and Literature 7 0
    German Language and Literature 4 0
    Japanese Language and Literature 3 0
    Russian Language and Literature 3 0
    Spanish Language and Literature 10 0
    HISTORY Bachelor Master
    History, General 67 0
    MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS Bachelor Master
    Mathematics, General 58 0
    NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION Bachelor Master
    Environmental Science 2 0
    Environmental Studies 4 0
    PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES Bachelor Master
    Philosophy 16 0
    Religion/Religious Studies 7 0
    PHYSICAL SCIENCES Bachelor Master
    Astronomy 1 0
    Astrophysics 4 0
    Chemistry, General 30 0
    Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other 7 0
    Physics, General 14 0
    PSYCHOLOGY Bachelor Master
    Psychology, General 63 0
    SOCIAL SCIENCES Bachelor Master
    Anthropology 8 0
    Development Economics and International Development 0 29
    Economics, General 80 0
    Political Economy 16 0
    Political Science and Government, General 61 0
    Sociology 10 0
    VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS Bachelor Master
    Art History, Criticism and Conservation 0 12
    Art/Art Studies, General 45 0
    Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 8 0
    Music, General 7 0
  • Williams College Deadlines

    Regular Admissions

    Regular application deadline January 1
    Priority application deadline -
    Fall application deadline January 1
    SAT Reasoning / ACT scores due Early Decision 11/15, Regular Decision 1/1
    SAT Subject score report due Early Decision 11/15, Regular Decision 1/1
    College will notify student by By April 1
    Student must reply to acceptance by Regular Decision 5/1
    Deadline for housing deposit -

    Financial Aid

    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

    Early Decision/Action

    Early decision deadline November 15
    College will notify student of early decision by By December 15
    Early action deadline -
    College will notify student of early action by -

    Transfer Students

    Transfer priority application deadline -
    Transfer priority financial aid deadline -
    Transfer application closing date April 1
    Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms April 15
    College will notify student of transfer decision by By May 15
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    Campus Visit URL
    http://admission.williams.edu/visit/

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based on 14 reviews
  • Ian from Brooklyn, NY

    A fantastic school that makes it easy to get the most out of your education; it has all the opportunities of larger schools, but much less competition which makes those opportunities vastly more accessible. Teachers are genuinely invested in… more read full review

    A fantastic school that makes it easy to get the most out of your education; it has all the opportunities of larger schools, but much less competition which makes those opportunities vastly more accessible. Teachers are genuinely invested in getting to know students as people, and they make huge personal commitments towards meeting their students' individual requests and needs. Lastly, Williams can help you make your unique goals a reality: conduct independent studies, self-directed winter study projects during january, or even design your own contract major! read full review

  • Acaica from Kissimmee, FL

    There are clubs and sports teams as well as campus sponsored events. Other than that I don't really know. I was told by current students that there isn't much to do but that relationships develop more fully because of this. Unfortunately it seems… more read full review

    There are clubs and sports teams as well as campus sponsored events. Other than that I don't really know. I was told by current students that there isn't much to do but that relationships develop more fully because of this. Unfortunately it seems as though drinking is a big thing at Williams. read full review

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