Williams College

#252 / #86
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#27
Most Desirable School

Liberal arts college in Massachusetts

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About Williams College

According to 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.

Williams College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
8,744 15% 96% 1480 33

How Much Does Williams College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$59,660
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $2,498
30K - 48K $2,223
48K - 75K $7,134
75K - 110K $14,653
110K+ $40,664

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Williams College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Williams College, then you can expect to earn an average of $89,800 per year.

Williams College's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
2,233 2,157 76

Where is Williams College?

Williams College is located at 880 Main St, Williamstown MA 01267

How Safe is Williams College?

Williamstown has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Williams College Known For?

Williams College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Williams College's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Williams College's Most Influential Alumni?

Williams College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Business, Political Science, and Law. Here are some of Williams College's most famous alumni:

G. Stanley Hall
G. Stanley Hall
An American psychologist.
Elia Kazan
Elia Kazan
An American film and theatre director .
James C. Scott
James C. Scott
An American political scientist and anthropologist.
Robert F. Engle
Robert F. Engle
An American economist.
Walter Kaufmann
Walter Kaufmann
An American philosopher.
William Cullen Bryant
William Cullen Bryant
An American romantic poet and journalist .
George Steinbrenner
An American businessman, Major League Baseball team owner .
Max Eastman
Max Eastman
An American writer .
Bernard Bailyn
An American historian.
Richard Helms
Richard Helms
A Director of the Central Intelligence Agency.
William Dwight Whitney
William Dwight Whitney
An American orientalist, linguist and lexicographer.
Walker Evans
Walker Evans
An American photographer and photojournalist .