Tool December 2016

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Williams College (Williamstown, MA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 75.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 45.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 28.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 66.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 94.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 31.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 62.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 93.00%
ACT score 24-29: 14.00%
ACT score 30-36: 85.00%
ACT score 24+: 99%
Students applied: 6,883
Students admitted: 1,212
Admission rate: 18%
Students per faculty: 7
4-year graduation rate: 88.3%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 97%
Full-time enrolled men: 1,013
Full-time enrolled women: 1,052
Part-time enrolled men: 15
Part-time enrolled women: 19
Total enrollment: 2,099

COSTS

Tuition: $51,490
Room and board: $13,690
Est. book expense: $800
Fees: $300
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

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $46,007
Average non-need-based aid: $0
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
0
Average aid package: $48
Students receiving need-based aid: 1,005
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 48%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
0%
% receiving student loans: 43%