Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Williams College (Williamstown, MA)

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Williams College is ranked 9 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 15 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 75%
Applicants who took ACT 45%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+66%
600-69928%
600+94%

SAT Math Score

700+62%
600-69931%
600+93%

ACT Score

30-3685%
24-2914%
24+99%

Students applied6,883
Students admitted1,212
Admission rate18%

Students per faculty7

4-year graduation rate88%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$51,490
Fees$300
Room and board$13,690
Estimated book expense$800
Total cost$66,280

Cost after need-based aid$20,273
Cost after non-need-based aid$66,280

Average debt at graduation$16,593

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$54,200

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$46,007
Average non-need-based aid$0

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment2,099

Full-Time

Men1,013
Women1,052

Part-Time

Men15
Women19

Freshmen retained97%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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