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Williams College (Williamstown, MA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 83.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 39.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 26.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 69.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 95.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 30.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 65.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 95.00%
ACT score 24-29: 18.00%
ACT score 30-36: 82.00%
ACT score 24+: 100%
Students applied: 6,316
Students admitted: 1,220
Admission rate: 19%
Students per faculty: 7
4-year graduation rate: 88.5%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 98%
Full-time enrolled men: 992
Full-time enrolled women: 1,023
Part-time enrolled men: 15
Part-time enrolled women: 15
Total enrollment: 2,045

COSTS

Tuition: $49,780
Room and board: $13,220
Est. book expense: $800
Fees: $290
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

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $43,689
Average non-need-based aid: $0
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
0
Average aid package: $47,404
Students receiving need-based aid: 1,001
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 49%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
0%
% receiving student loans: 35%