|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||8%|
|Student to faculty ratio||6:1|
|Dormitory capacity||2,054 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Williams College is one of the most selective institutions in its admission process in the U.S. In Fall 2016, it received 6,985 applications and only 1,230 students were granted admission. Williams College is at the #16 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 49% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 68% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1330 to 1540|
|ACT||31 to 34|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Williams College's tuition was $51,490 for all students regardless of residency (92.2% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 60% of Williams College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 22% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,732 (which is 7.5% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Williams College in 2016-2017, was 114, which is 21% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,013 (which is 31.9% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Williams College has enrolled a total of 2,150 students (2,115 students full-time and 35 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,150 students, 6 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 51% men and 49% women and 2,093 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 57 for graduates studies.
Non-resident alien: 10%
Black/African American: 7%
Two or more races: 6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Williams College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Mathematics And Statistics||11%||84|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||8%||60|
|English Language And Literature/letters||5%||36|
|Visual And Performing Arts||4%||30|
|Philosophy And Religious Studies||2%||14|
|Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies||2%||12|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Williams College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Williams College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $39,800. Last year, out of the total 284 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 256 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 336 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 309 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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