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Williams CollegeWilliamstown, MA
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Boston UniversityBoston, MA
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Rankings*
Private (not-for-profit), four-years
Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences
School TypePrivate (not-for-profit), four-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$59,660Undergraduate Tuitionexpensive$59,816
expensive$59,728Graduate Tuitioncheaper$59,418
More$53,036Average Financial Aid AmountLess$38,797
Admission
-Test Scores1,440 SAT
33 ACT
Tighter8.83%Acceptance RateEasier18.65%
Favorable52.23%Yield
(Enrollment Rate)
Lower28.39%
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Recommendations
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
Smaller1,987Total EnrollmentLarger32,718
Smaller1,962Undergraduate Student PopulationLarger16,872
Smaller25Graduate Student PopulationLarger15,846
-Online Student Population2,849
Completion & Outcomes
Higher94%Graduate RateLower89%
2%Transfer-out Rate-
Lower90%Retention RateHigher92%
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
386Number of faculties3,946
Lower$118,755Average Faculty SalaryHigher$131,877
*Ranking data is from College Evaluator.