Applying to Williams

Acceptance Rate 8.00%
Yield 43.96%
SAT Score 1,530
ACT Score 35
Applicants 15,321

Applying To Williams

For the academic year 2022-23, the acceptance rate is 8% at Williams College where a total of 15,321 students applied and 1,226 were accepted. The average SAT score of enrolled students is 1,530 and the average ACT score is 35. It requires three items to submit to their applicants.
The following table describes the general admission information for applying to Williams.
Open Admission Policy
Undergraduate Application Fees$65
Admission Informationhttps://admission.williams.edu/
Online Applicationhttps://admission.williams.edu/apply
Acceptance Rate8.00%
Average Test Scores1,530 SAT / 35 ACT

Acceptance Rate, Yield, and Headcounts

For the academic year 2022-2023, the acceptance rate is 8.00% where a total of 15,321 students (6,870 men and 7,974 women) have applied to Williams and 1,226 (618 men and 638 women) students have been admitted to the school.
Among them, 266 male and 287 female students have enrolled into Williams and its yield, also known as enrollment rate is 43.96%. The following table shows the admission statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield.
Admission Statistics at Williams
Acceptance Rate 8.00% 9.00% 8.00%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 43.96% 43.04% 44.98%
[Chart] Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

At Williams, 235 applicants (41% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 120 applicants (21%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees.
The average SAT score of those who submitted scores is 1,530 and the average ACT score is 35 at Williams. SAT 75th percentile score is 1,570 and 25th percentile score is 1,480. For ACT scores, the 75th percentile score is 106 and the 25th percentile score is 100. The following table shows the detailed SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Williams.
Average SAT and ACT Scores at Williams
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing730780
SAT Math750790
ACT Composite3435
ACT Math3135
ACT English3536
[Chart] SAT Scores by Subject
[Chart] ACT Scores by Subject

Admission Requirements

Williams College requires 3 item(s) (High School Record (or Transcript), Recommendations, TOEFL) to submit to their applicants. In addition, 5 item(s) (High School GPA, High School Rank, Completion of College Preparatory Program, Admission Test Scores, Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)) are considered but not required to submit.
Application Requirements for Williams
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
Credit for military training