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Williams College

School Profile

  • Williams CollegePrivate Four-year Liberal Arts College in Williamstown, MA
  • Acceptance Rate: 17%
  • Accreditation: New England Association of Colleges and Schools
  • United Church Of Christ

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 1,997
First-year Undergraduate Students: 540
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 1,970
Graduate Students: 48

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Bachelor of American Studies
  • Bachelor of Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Art History/Criticism/Conservation
  • Bachelor of Asian Studies
  • Bachelor of Astronomy
  • Bachelor of Astrophysics
  • Bachelor of Biology
  • Bachelor of Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Chinese
  • Bachelor of Classics
  • Bachelor of Comparative Literature
  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Drama/Theater Arts
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of English Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of Fine/Studio Arts
  • Bachelor of French
  • Bachelor of Geology
  • Bachelor of German
  • Bachelor of History - General
  • Bachelor of Japanese
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Music - General
  • Bachelor of Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Physics
  • Bachelor of Political Science/Government
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General
  • Bachelor of Religion/Religious Studies
  • Bachelor of Russian
  • Bachelor of Sociology
  • Bachelor of Spanish

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees


  • In-state tuition and fees: $39,490
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $39,490

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • Required: SAT Subject Tests
  • Required: SAT Reasoning Test or ACT


Member: NCAA
Team name: Ephs


  • Ranked #1 National Liberal Arts Colleges
  • Ranked #3 Best Undergraduate Teaching
  • Ranked #4 High School Counselor Rankings
  • Ranked #2 Best Value Schools

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Admissions Address

33 Stetson Court
Williamstown, MA 01267
(413) 597-2211
Fax: (413) 597-4052
Contact: Richard Nesbitt
Director of Admissions

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity most selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 19%
Early decision acceptance rate 40%
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 17%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 6,631
Female applicants 3,575
Male applicants 3,056
Applicants accepted 1,241
Female applicants accepted 673
Male applicants accepted 568
Freshman enrollment 548
Female freshman enrollment 288
Male freshman enrollment 260
Early decision applicants 538
Early decision applicants accepted 216
Early decision applicants enrolled 216
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action 39%

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list Yes
Applicants placed on wait list 1,125
Students accepting place on wait list 494
Students accepted from wait list 34

Fall 2010 High School Rank
Freshman students submitting high school class standing 31%

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA N/A
Average high school GPA N/A
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range N/A
GPA breakdown N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 86%
SAT Critical Reading average score 712
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 660-770
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown
SAT Math average score 701
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 650-760
SAT Writing average score N/A
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range N/A
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 33%
Average ACT Composite score 31
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 29-34
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT English score breakdown N/A
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT Math score breakdown N/A

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