#162 Overall Influence #27 Desirability Rank

Williams College

Liberal arts college in Massachusetts

From Wikipedia

Williams College is a private liberal arts college in Williamstown, Massachusetts. It was established as a men's college in 1793 with funds from the estate of Ephraim Williams, a colonist from the Province of Massachusetts Bay who was killed in the French and Indian War in 1755. It is the second-oldest institution of higher education in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts after Harvard College.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

8,744

Acceptance

15%

Graduation Rate

96%

Median SAT Score

1480

Median ACT Score

33

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$50,450

Fees (in-state)

$0

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$2,498
30K - 48K$2,223
48K - 75K$7,134
75K - 110K$14,653
110K+$40,664

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$89,800

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

2K

Under-Grads

2K

Graduates

0K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

880 Main St, Williamstown MA 01267

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

17 per 100K

Violent Crime

2 per 100K

What is Williams College known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#106 World Rank
Literature
#93 World Rank
Political Science
#98 World Rank
History
#183 World Rank
Philosophy
#93 World Rank
Economics
#299 World Rank
Biology
#284 World Rank
Mathematics
#181 World Rank
Psychology
#260 World Rank
Physics
#385 World Rank
Chemistry
#224 World Rank
Religious Studies
#461 World Rank
Computer Science
#152 World Rank
Anthropology
#282 World Rank
Sociology
#310 World Rank
Earth Sciences

Other areas of influence

#73 World Rank
Business
#81 World Rank
Law
#120 World Rank
Education
#121 World Rank
Communications
#295 World Rank
Social Work
#329 World Rank
Medical
#496 World Rank
Engineering
#561 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#819 World Rank
Nursing

Influential People

Who are Williams College's Most influential alumni?

Williams College 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Business, Law, and Political Science

Lewis Morris Rutherfurd

Lewis Morris Rutherfurd

American astronomer and photographer

Noel Perrin

American writer

Richard T. Antoun

Professor of Anthropology

Ebenezer Emmons

Ebenezer Emmons

American geologist

Adena Friedman

Adena Friedman

American business executive

Ernest Addison Moody

American philosopher

Mariam Naficy

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Susan Schwab

15th United States Trade Representative

Ishrat Hussain

Ishrat Hussain

Pakistani banker

Scott Shane

Scott Shane

American journalist and writer

Thomas H. Jackson

American legal scholar

AnnaLee Saxenian

AnnaLee Saxenian

American academic