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Best Values in Colleges

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Williams College (Williamstown, MA)

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Williams College is ranked 6 in Kiplinger's 2016 list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 13 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 83%
Applicants who took ACT 39%

SAT Verbal Score

700+69%
600-69926%
600+95%

SAT Math Score

700+65%
600-69930%
600+95%

ACT Score

30-3682%
24-2918%
24+100%

Students applied6,316
Students admitted1,220
Admission rate19%

Students per faculty7

4-year graduation rate89%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$49,780
Fees$290
Room and board$13,220
Estimated book expense$800
Total cost$64,090

Cost after need-based aid$20,401
Cost after non-need-based aid$64,090

Average debt at graduation$14,170

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$58,100

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$43,689
Average non-need-based aid$0

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment2,045

Full-Time

Men992
Women1,023

Part-Time

Men15
Women15

Freshmen retained98%

# - 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. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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