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Williams CollegeWilliamstown, MA
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#4 in National Liberal Arts Colleges
#3 in Massachusetts Colleges
Rankings*#33 in National Universities
#70 in World University Rankings
#7 in Massachusetts Colleges
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences
School TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Research University (very high research activity)
Offered Degrees
Bachelor's, Master'sOffered Degree1 Year Certificate, 1-2 Years Certificate, 2-4 Years Certificate, Bachelor's, Post-BS Certificate, Master's, Post-MS Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Tuition & Fees
cheaper$50,450Undergraduate Tuitionexpensive$58,072
expensive$59,350Graduate Tuitioncheaper$57,666
More$48,763Average Financial Aid AmountLess$33,085
Admission
Higher1,480 SAT
34 ACT
Test ScoresLower1,425 SAT
32 ACT
Tighter13%Acceptance RateEasier19%
Favorable45%Yield
(Enrollment Rate)
Lower27%
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Recommendations
Admission Test Scores
Application Requirements
(Required or Recommended to submit)
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Recommendations
Admission Test Scores
TOEFL
Accepted CreditsAdvanced placement (AP) Credits
Enrollment
Smaller2,149Total EnrollmentLarger34,657
Smaller2,095Undergraduate Student PopulationLarger18,515
Smaller54Graduate Student PopulationLarger16,142
-Online Student Population2,534
Completion & Outcomes
Higher95%Graduate RateLower88%
1%Transfer-out Rate-
Higher99%Retention RateLower94%
Special Learning Opportunity
Study AbroadSpecial learning OpportunityROTC
Study Abroad
Evening/Weekend College
Teacher Certificate
✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 2,014)Campus Housing✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 11,732)
✔ (Typical Annual Charge: $7,150)Board/Meal Plan✔ (Typical Annual Charge: $5,330)
Faculties
Less Students per Faculty6 to 1Student to Faculty RatioMore Students per Faculty10 to 1
385Number of faculties3,841
Lower$120,341Average Faculty SalaryHigher$138,299
*Ranking data is from College Evaluator.