Williams College, founded in 1793, is one of the oldest educational institutions in the United States.
Located in the Berkshire Mountains of western Massachusetts, Williams sits 217 km/135 miles west of Boston and 252 km/157 miles north of New York City. A coeducational, residential college noted for its dedication to the education of undergraduates and Oxford-style Tutorial classes, Williams has superb academic resources, a gifted faculty, highly-talented students and a vibrant campus atmosphere.
Williams enrolls a national and international student body of just over 2000 undergraduate students who pursue a broad range of studies in humanities, natural and physical sciences, social sciences and the arts.
- Region: Northeast
- Location: Williamstown, Massachusetts
- Campus setting: Rural
- Type of institution: Private; Liberal Arts College
Admissions information and areas of study offered
- Percentage of students admitted: 17%
- Average ACT score: 33
- Average SAT score: 1450 (without writing included)
- Test optional?: No
- Common Application accepted?: No
- Areas of study offered include: Anthropology; Art History; Arts; Astronomy; Biology; Chemistry; Computer Science; Drama/Theatre Arts; Economics; Ethnic/Cultural Studies; English; Environmental Sciences; Gender Studies; History; Literature; Mathematics; Music; Philosophy; Physics; Political Science; Psychology; Public Policy; Sociology; Theology/Religion
- Full list of majors available: http://www.williams.edu/academics/areas-of-study/
- International students are eligible for: Need-based aid
- Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $66,980
- Additional financial aid information: We guarantee to 100% of demonstrated need. Average financial aid package for 2016-17 was over $60,000, and more than half of the international students receive need-based financial aid.
- Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division III