After freshman year, 98% of first years decide to continue their education at the college. 88 will graduate within four years and 96 within six.

In addition to study abroad programs, Williams also offers students tutoring, tutor training, advanced reading and study strategy programs, and one-on-one sessions for study skills. Currently, the college has a 6 to 1 student to faculty ratio with 334 faculty on board. Over 90% have a doctorate or terminal degree in their field and receive tenure based on their students’ surveys at the end of the semester.

New York, Massachusetts, and California are extremely well represented at Williams, though many students are from elsewhere around the country.

Academic Profile for 2019

Four Year Graduation Rate
88%

Six Year Graduation Rate
96%

Eight Year Graduation Rate
96%

Student to Faculty Ratio
6 to 1

First Year Retention Rate
98%


Distribution of Students per State

for the first-year class of
553
students in 2016

(Hover in each state to view details of distribution)

None
1 To 5
6 To 15
16 To 25
26 To 50
51 and Above

Student Race, Ethnicity, and Age Information


Total Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity for the 2017 school year

Students Total
2,055

Total Enrollment by Age for the 2016 school year

Students Total
2,093

Other Learning Opportunities
Distance learning
Does not offer distance education opportunities
Special learning
Study abroad


Accreditation

Institutional

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Agency Period of Accreditation Status
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
12/01/1929 - Current
Accredited