Williams College: Review & Facts

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Williams College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,125 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1793 and is the only college located in Williamstown, Massachusetts.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
38
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 38 majors. The most popular concentrations are Economics, History, English and Literature, Psychology, and Art. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.
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.

Student Retention
96%
Williams College student retention rate is excellent at 96% (well above Massachusetts average). Considering this statistic, apparently students definitely love their stay at this school.

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
$45,000
Average tuition cost is extremely high - around $44,700 per academic year. The additional fees at Williams College (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $300, which comes to a total of $45,000 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
17%
As reported in recent data, 7,030 applications were submitted and 1,215 were accepted; so it is challenging to enroll at this school.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Williams College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,000
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 to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Williams College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 2,000 students, which provides a good on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable -- roughly $6,000 per academic 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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