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Williams College

Williamstown, MA
#1

National Liberal Arts Colleges



A private liberal arts institution founded in 1793, Williams College is located in Williamstown, Massachusetts. It is situated on 450 rural acres at the foothill of Mount Greylock in the Berkshire Mountains. Notable Williams College alumni include Elia Kazan, director of On the Waterfront, and John Frankenheimer, director of The Manchurian Candidate.

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880 Main Street
Williamstown, MA 01267

2014-2015 Tuition

$48,310 Tuition and Fees

Students

2077 undergraduate students
49% male / 51% female

Admission

January 1 application deadline
17.5% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1793

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, master's degree

Majors Offered

Computer Science, Comparative Literature, Chinese Language and Literature, Japanese Language and Literature, Russian Language and Literature, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General, English Language and Literature, General, General Literature, English Language and Literature/Letters, Other, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Statistics, General, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Astronomy, Astrophysics, Chemistry, General, Geology/Earth Science, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Anthropology, Economics, General, Political Science and Government, General, Political Economy, Sociology, Social Sciences, Other, American/United States Studies/Civilization, Asian Studies/Civilization, Near and Middle Eastern Studies, Women's Studies, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Art/Art Studies, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Music, General, History, General

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 2,077
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 2,045
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 0
Percent of male undergraduates: 49%
Percent of female undergraduates: 51%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, day care, health service, health insurance
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, international students, minority student, older student, personal, psychological, religious
Campus safety and security services offered: 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)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, skiing (nordic), skiing (alpine), soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), wrestling
Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for women: basketball, crew (heavyweight), cross country, field hockey, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, skiing (nordic), skiing (alpine), soccer, softball, squash, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 5 7 11
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 2 0
Burglary 10 8 8
Motor vehicle theft 1 0 0
Arson 4 1 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 3 4 10
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 1 0
Burglary 4 6 8
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 1 1 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 0 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 2 0 0
Drug law violations 4 2 3
Liquor law violations 0 0 8
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 2 0 0
Drug law violations 4 2 3
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.


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