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2017 VAULT RANKINGS
Best Undergraduate Schools

Established in 1793 and located in Williamstown, Massachusetts, Williams College is a private liberal arts institution. Students may choose to pursue studies in any one of 36 majors across three academic divisions—Languages and the Arts, Social Sciences, and Science and Mathematics. Undergraduate enrollment at Williams College is approximately 2,000 students, with a student-faculty ratio of seven to one. In 2017, Williams College ranked No. 8 in the Vault Rankings for the Best Undergraduate Schools.

Admissions

Most Difficult

Setting

Small Town

Founded

1793

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Student Body

1070
948

Male / Female

Average Test Scores Among Freshmen

  • 1468

    SAT Total

  • 735

    SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

  • 733

    SAT Math

  • 33

    ACT Composite

  • Fall Application Deadline:
    January 1
  • Fall Application Notification:
    April 7

Williams College at a Glance

Williams College
http://www.williams.edu/

880 Main Street
Williamstown, MA 01267
(413) 597-3131
(413) 597-4018

  • Institution Type: Comprehensive Higher Education; Private, Nonprofit
  • Degrees Offered: Bachelor's
  • Founded: 1793
  • On-Campus Housing: Yes
  • School Calendar: 4-1-4 (2 long terms separated by a month-long mini-term)
  • Endowment: $2,568,064,122
  • Total Enrollment: 2,117
  • Undergraduate Enrollment: 2,061
  • Undergraduate Retention: 98%
  • Total Full-Time Undergraduate Men Enrolled: 1,070
  • Total Full-Time Undergraduate Women Enrolled: 948


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