Williams College Campus, Williamstown, MA

Applying to Williams College

Acceptance Rate 12.97%
Yield 42.98%
SAT Average 1,480
ACT Average 98
Applicants 9,560

Applying To Williams College

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 12.97% at Williams College where total 9,560 students applied and 1,240 were accepted. Next table describes the general admission information for applying to Williams College.

Open Admission Policy
Undergraduate Application Fees$65
Graduate Application Fees$75
Admission Informationhttps://admission.williams.edu
Online Applicationhttps://admission.williams.edu/apply

Acceptance Rate, Yield, and Headcounts

For academic year 2018-2019, total 9,560 students (4,488 men and 5,072 women) applied to Williams College and 1,240 (577 men and 663 women) students were admitted to the school. Among them, 257 men and 276 women were enrolled into Williams College. Following table shows the Williams College Admission Statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield, also known as enrolment rate, where the acceptance rate is 12.97% and yield is 42.98%.

Admission Statistics at Williams College
Acceptance Rate 12.97% 12.86% 13.07%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 42.98% 44.54% 41.63%
[Chart] Williams College Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

305 applicants (57% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 312 applicants (59%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,550 and 25th percentile score is 1,410. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 105 and 25th percentile score is 95. Next table shows detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Williams College.

Average SAT and ACT Scores at Williams College
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing710760
SAT Math700790
ACT Composite3235
ACT Math2934
ACT English3436
[Chart] SAT Scores at Williams College
[Chart] ACT Scores at Williams College

Admission Requirements

Williams College requires 3 articles and recommends 1 articles to submit to their applicants. In addition, 2 items are considered but not required to submit. Next table summarizes the application requirements at Williams College

Application Requirements for Williams College
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required △ Considered (not Required) ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

The calendar system at Williams College is Four-one-four plan. Next table describes credits that Williams College accepts.

Calendar SystemFour-one-four plan
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits