For their first year, all students will be required to live on campus. The residence halls can hold a capacity of 2054. Overall, the school consists of over a hundred academic, athletic, and residential buildings.

Athletics are popular at the college with over 50% of students participating in varsity, club, or intramural sports. 727 take part in the varsity and are known as the Ephs (rhymes with chiefs), for Colonel Ephraim Williams. They compete in the New England Small College Athletic Conference and the most popular sports are Football, Skiing, and Ice Hockey. For club and intramural, rugby, horseback riding, fencing, water polo, and gymnastics are popular choices. Students can root on the Purple Cow mascot at one of the many athletic buildings.

Williams College’s campus holds plenty of learning opportunities for students including the Hopkins Observatory, the Williams College Museum of Art, and the four libraries (Sawyer, Schow Science, Archives and Special Collections, and Chapin). Chapin consists of a number of rare books including 50,000 volumes and 100,000 prints, photographs, maps, and more. It includes first editions of books by Isaac Newton and Galileo as well as original printings of the Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights.

Students can also choose to participate in one of the hundreds of organizations available, including academic, community engagement, religion, cultural, and more. If their desired organization does not currently exist, they are welcome to apply on the website. Currently, the school hosts several publications including the Williams Record, The Telos, The Cowbell, Williams College Law Journal, and more. WCFM is the school’s student run radio station and annually hosts an eight-hour long trivia contest.

For academics, students can take advantage of the services such as academic/career counseling, placement, employment, on campus daycare, or remedial.

Campus Housing - Dorms and Meal Plans

Provides on campus housing
Yes

Residence hall capacity
2,054

Does college offer a meal plan?
Yes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered

Must all students live on campus?
Yes

Number of meals per week are provided with the meal plan
21
Residence halls on campus:
Agard House, Brooks House, Bryant House, Carter House, Center Developmental Economics, Chadbourne House, Currier House, Dodd House, Doughty, East College, Fayerweather Hall, Fitch House, Ft Hoosac, Garfield House, Gladden House, Goodrich House, Horn Hall, Hubbell House, Lambert House, Lehman House, Mark Hopkins, Milham House, Mission Park, Morgan Hall, Parsons House, Perry House, Poker Flats, Prospect House, Sage Hall, Sewall House, Spenser House, Susie Hopkins, Thompson Hall, Tyler Annex, Tyler House, West College, Williams Hall, Wood House, Woodbridge House

Sports Programs & Athletics

Athletic conferences
    Football - New England Small College Athletic Conference
    Basketball - New England Small College Athletic Conference
    Baseball - New England Small College Athletic Conference
    Cross Country/Track - New England Small College Athletic Conference

Number of Varsity Athletes by Sport in 2022

Sport # of Men # of Women
Baseball 26
Basketball 15 12
Field Hockey 31
Football 71
Golf 12 10
Ice Hockey 25 25
Lacrosse 42 28
Rowing 47 45
Skiing 16 20
Soccer 26 27
Softball
Squash 13 14
Swimming and Diving 29 28
Tennis 12 9
Track and Field, Indoor 61 54
Track and Field, Outdoor
Track and Field, X-Country 44 31
Volleyball 16
Wrestling 15
Data from 2019
Athletic Association
Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Athletic Classification
NCAA Division III with football

 

 

Athletic Summary
Total # athletes
727

 

Male Athletes 417
Female Athletes 310

 

Total sports revenue
$8,272,501

Total sports expenses
$8,272,501

Avg. head coach salary - Women
(# full-time equivalents)
$88,541 (7.6)

Avg. head coach salary - Men
(# FTE)
$87,860 (8.8)


Campus Services and Programs

Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
On-campus day care for students' children
Placement services for completers
Remedial services
Library facilities
Access to digital/electronic resources
Access to library collections that are shared with other institutions
Established library hours
Organized collection of printed materials
Physical facilities
Staff trained to provide and interpret library materials
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Hospital on campus?
No

 

Other
% of students with registered disabilities
14%


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