988 Main Street Williamstown, MA 01267 413-597-2211
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About Williams College
  • Year of Foundation 1793
  • Size of Campus 450 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type 4-1-4
  • Undergraduate Population 2,017
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 52% 48% 86%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $41,190
  • Room and Board $10,906
  • Nonfall Registration Not Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Most selective
  • Application Fee $60
  • Enrollment No. 2,032
Established in 1793 with funds bequeathed by Colonel Ephraim Williams, the college is private, residential, and liberal arts, with graduate programs in the history of art and in development economics. The undergraduate enrollment is approximately 2,000 students. Williams admits U.S. students without regard to their ability to pay, and offers a generous financial aid program for international students. The College commits to meeting 100 percent of every admitted student’s demonstrated financial need for four years.
Social Life And Activities
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Muslim Student Union, Newman Association-Williams Catholic, Williams Christian Fellowship, Williams College Jewish Association, Williams Meditation Society, Liberal Interfaith Experience.
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Asian American Students in Action, Black Student Union, Chinese American Student Organization, Hawaii Club, International Club, Koreans of Williams, Queer Student Union, South Asian Students Association, Students of Carribe
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, other
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 0
  • Distance to nearest bus Williamstown, MA (0)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Albany, NY (50), Boston, MA (175)
  • Distance to nearest train Albany/Rensselaer, NY (50)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 95%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 0%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 95%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 82%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (93%), cooperative housing (7%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 41
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 18%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 50
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological, religious
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 13,493
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 800
  • Computer Courses No
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 934,278
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 200
  • Basic Services Provided health service
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing, other
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 39,010
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 150
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number of e-books 94,689
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 1,500
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums Williams College Museum of Art, '62 Center for Theater and Dance
  • Number Of Microforms 143,374
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,700
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 63%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interview training
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
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