close

Search

Tuition & Fees

$48,310

$48,310

not including room and board

More Financial Details

Extremely Selective

19%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,220
Declined + 5,096
Total Received 6,316
More Admissions Details

undergraduateRatios

49%

51%

male

female

1  :  7

teacher

students

More Student Details

Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

More Majors

School Facts

Williams is a private, liberal arts college. Founded in 1793 as a college for men, it adopted coeducation in 1970. Its 450-acre campus is located in Williamstown, in northwestern Massachusetts.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,099
Established in 1793
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

People Who Liked This School Also Liked…

Name Location
Brown University Providence, RI
Cornell University Ithaca, NY
Columbia University New York, NY
Harvard University Cambridge, MA
Princeton University Princeton, NJ
Duke University Durham, NC
Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD
Boston University Boston, MA
Stanford University Stanford, CA
New York University New York, NY
See All School Suggestions for You

Codes

SAT 3965
ACT 1936

Social Networks

Private (nonprofit)

2,045

undergraduate students

54

graduate students

More Student Details
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Scholarship Contest

All you have to do is register.

Enter Today!

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
69%
600-699
26%
500-599
5%
700-800
65%
600-699
30%
500-599
5%
700-800
73%
600-699
24%
500-599
3%
30-36
82%
24-29
18%
More Admissions Details

Williamstown, MA

--°F

sun mon tue wed thu
-- -- -- -- --
-- -- -- -- --
More Williamstown Details

Fun Facts

  • Meta trivia! Every year since 1966, Williams College has hosted an all-night, eight-hour trivia contest. Winners get to moderate the following year's contest.

Like college facts? Check out the Amazing College Fact Machine to see more.

Feed The Machine The Amazing College Fact Machine

Williamstown, MA

450-acre campus in Williamstown (population: 7,754), 38 miles from Albany, NY and 140 miles from Boston. Served by bus; major airport serves Boston; smaller airport and train serve Albany. School operates transportation to airport and train station at vacations. Public transportation serves campus.

Williams College
880 Main Street
Williamstown, MA 01267

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Scholarship Contest

All you have to do is register.

Enter Today!

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
94%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
92%
Top 1/4
97%
Top 1/2
100%
Bottom 1/2
0%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
69%
600-699
26%
500-599
5%
700-800
65%
600-699
30%
500-599
5%
700-800
73%
600-699
24%
500-599
3%
30-36
82%
24-29
18%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $65
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Niether
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Required
SAT or ACT Required

Extremely Selective

19%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,220
Declined + 5,096
Total Received 6,316

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Essay
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Minority affiliation

Considered

Geographical residence
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Scholarship Contest

All you have to do is register.

Enter Today!

Admissions Contact

Richard L. Nesbitt
Director of Admissions
P: 413 597-2211
F: 413 597-4052
admission@williams.edu

Cost

Tuition $48,030
Room $6,460
Board $6,300
Additional fees $280
Total $61,070
Average Financial Aid - $47,404
Total with Avg. Aid $13,666

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$47,404

Average financial aid

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Scholarship Contest

All you have to do is register.

Enter Today!

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,027,012
State $147,410
Institutional $41,476,588
Other external $848,397
Total $44,499,407

Non-need-based

Federal $5,680
State $0
Institutional $0
Other external $976,984
Total $982,664

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
football
golf
ice hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
squash
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
New England College Wrestling Association (Division III), New England Small College Athletic Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Ephs
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Scholarship Contest

All you have to do is register.

Enter Today!

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
American Studies
Anthropology
Art
Art History
Asian Studies
Astronomy
Astrophysics
Biology
Chemistry
Chinese
Classics/Greek/Latin
Comparative Literature
Computer Science
Development Economics
Economics
English
French
Geoscience
German
History
Japanese
Literary Studies
Mathematics
Music
Philosophy
Physics
Political Economy
Political Science
Psychology
Religion
Russian
Sociology
Spanish
Theatre
Women/Gender Studies
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Scholarship Contest

All you have to do is register.

Enter Today!
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Scholarship Contest

All you have to do is register.

Enter Today!

Undergraduate

97%

2,045
students

Female
51%
1,038

Male
49%
1,007

Graduate

3%

54
students

Female
54%
29

Male
46%
25

undergraduateFull-time

98%

2,015
students

Female
51%
1,023

Male
49%
992

undergraduatePart-time

2%

30
students

Female
50%
15

Male
50%
15

Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
55%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

6%

Transfer applicants accepted

53%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 3.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: April 1

Spring: May 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

16

courses

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Scholarship Contest

All you have to do is register.

Enter Today!

Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Scholarship Contest

All you have to do is register.

Enter Today!

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 48
Countries most often represented Botswana
Canada
China
Kenya
Korea
Nepal
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Scholarship Contest

All you have to do is register.

Enter Today!

Lists & Rankings

^ TOP