Tool December 2017

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Williams College (Williamstown, MA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 68.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 49.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 30.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 64.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 94.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 32.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 61.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 93.00%
ACT score 24-29: 11.00%
ACT score 30-36: 88.00%
ACT score 24+: 99%
Students applied: 6,985
Students admitted: 1,230
Admission rate: 18%
Students per faculty: 7
4-year graduation rate: 86%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 97%
Full-time enrolled men: 1,051
Full-time enrolled women: 992
Part-time enrolled men: 15
Part-time enrolled women: 18
Total enrollment: 2,076

COSTS

Tuition: $53,240
Room and board: $14,150
Est. book expense: $800
Fees: $310
Total cost: $68,500
Cost after need-based aid: $19,615
Cost after non-need-based aid: $68,500
Average debt at graduation: $15,496

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $48,885
Average non-need-based aid: $0
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
0
Average aid package: $51,890
Students receiving need-based aid: 1,014
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 49%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
0%
% receiving student loans: 43%