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Williams College

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Rating

Private

Type

2,291

Students

$56,970

Tuition

13%

Acceptance

#26

Ranking

Fringe Town

Campus Setting

Williamstown, MA

880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267

Williams College is a small private liberal arts college located in Williamstown, MA ranked 26thin the US. It has a total of 2,237 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, accepting 12.6% of applicants. Williams College offers 38 different majors and is best known for its chinese language and literature, near and middle eastern studies, and comparative literature programs (nationally ranked 2nd, 4th, and 10th respectively). With a tuition cost of $56,970 per year, Williams College is extremely costly. 92.56% of students graduate starting the next chapter of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $59,000 per year, which is 42% above the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$57,280/Year
Above Average

Williams College

$57,280

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$75,520/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$24,024/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

13%Acceptance
Moderately Selective

Williams College

13%

National

69%
Sat

1410 - 1550

66% of students submit

Admissions Yield

45%

ACT

30 - 35

47% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$65

Students

2,237Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

533

Part-Time

0
Male

52%

In-state

83%

Female

48%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

1%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
15% Econometrics and Quantitative Economics8% English Language and Literature, General7% Political Science and Government, General69% Others

15% Econometrics and Quantitative Economics

8% English Language and Literature, General

7% Political Science and Government, General

69% Others

Econometrics and Quantitative Economics

15%

115 Graduates

English Language and Literature, General

8%

60 Graduates

Political Science and Government, General

7%

56 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

7%

53 Graduates

History, General

6%

49 Graduates

Psychology, General

6%

47 Graduates

Mathematics, General

6%

45 Graduates

Computer Science

6%

42 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors6:16:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

6

Number of Library Books

654,800

Academic Spend per Student

$51,697

Full-time Retention Rate

98%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$42,600/Year

Williams College

$42,600

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$42,600

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

0%

Median Earnings

$59,000

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

92%