Williams College: Review & Facts

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Williams College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,175 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1793 and is the only college located in Williamstown, Massachusetts.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
39
Fair
Williams College will give you the option to earn a bachelor's degree or master's degree.

Williams College implements a continuous curriculum calendar system and has 39 majors. The most popular concentrations are Economics, English and Literature, History, Psychology, and Biology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings against other colleges and schools.

Student Retention
97%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Williams College student retention rate is excellent at 97% (well above Massachusetts average). Considering this statistic, apparently students definitely love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
7 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Williams College is outstanding: 96%.

Student to faculty ratio at Williams College is very good: 7:1. Learn more about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$50,100
High
Average tuition cost is extremely high - around $49,800 per academic year. The additional fees at Williams College (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $300, which comes to a total of $50,100 a year.

Read the details about Williams College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelihood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
18%
Hard
As reported in recent data, 6,883 applications were submitted and 1,212 were accepted, so it is challenging to enroll at this school.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants' SAT and ACT test scores at Williams College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,700
Medium
Williams College provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Williams College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
Williams College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 2,000 students, which provides a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable -- about $6,700 per year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Williams College appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Williams College Location and Maps



Post Address: Williams College, 880 Main St, Williamstown, Massachusetts 01267, USA
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