Williams College - Bachelor's Degree

Williams is a private, liberal arts college where 2,000 students choose from more than 40 majors and concentrations.

  • Average Tuition USD 50,070

School Description

Williams College is one of the oldest colleges in the country. The school was originally a men’s college; women were first admitted in 1970. Fraternities were also phased out during this period.

Bachelor Programs

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    American Studies

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that focus on the study of American history, society, literature, and culture

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    Anthropology

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual knowledge of Anthropology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of human language, culture, societies, biological and material remains, biology, and the behavior of primates.

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    Arabic

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that focus on the study of philology; classical Arabic; modern standard Arabic; Arabic dialects; and the application of the Arabic language to business, science/technology, and other professional settings.

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    Art History

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Art History. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the historical development of art; the theory of art; art history research methods; the conservation of works of art; and the study of specific periods, cultures, styles, and themes.

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    Bioinformatics

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    The program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Bioinformatics. The program offers courses that focus on the use of information technology to study living things, and the use of computers to collect, and organize biological information.

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    Biology

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant DNA technology.

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    Chemistry

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    Chinese

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    The program offers courses that develop students' Chinese conversation, reading, and compositional skills.

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    Classics

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Classics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of literature, history, philosophy, languages, and archaeology of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds.

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    Cognitive Science

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Cognitive Science. The program offers courses that focus on studying the mind and its processes through psychological science, cognitive psychology, neuroscience, and biology.

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    Computer Science

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, and big data.

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    Criminal Justice

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Criminal Justice. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history and theory of law enforcement; operational command leadership; administration of public police organizations; labor relations; incident response strategies; legal and regulatory responsibilities; budgeting; public relations; and organizational leadership.

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    Cultural Studies

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Cultural Studies. The program offers courses that focus on culture; racial and ethnic issues; gender and popular culture; culture and media; and culture and globalization.

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    Economics

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Economics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the systematic and efficient allocation of resources; economic theory; micro and macroeconomics; comparative economic systems; banking systems; international economics; quantitative analytical methods; and public policy.

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    English

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with critical, practical, and analytical knowledge of the fundamentals of English. The program offers courses that focus on three major objectives; reading, writing, and literature.

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    English Literature

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of English Composition. The program offers courses that focus on the principles of writing in effective sentences, paragraphs, and essays.

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    Environmental Studies

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    French

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that develop students' French conversation, reading, and compositional skills.

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    Gender Studies

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Gender Studies. The program offers courses that focus on women's studies, men's studies, and LGBTQ studies.

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    History

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with comprehensive knowledge of History. The program offers courses that focus on developing an awareness of differing political, cultural, social, and economic structures in past societies and their interrelationship.

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    Languages

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that focus on the study of language development, and the relationship between languages and language groups from a humanistic and/or scientific perspective.

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    Latin

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that focus on Latin as a language; ancient history; classical art/archaeology; and classical literature.

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    Law

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of the world of law and contemporary governance, with a focus on the European Union. The program offers courses that focus on the independent professional practice of law; the legal system; and civil and criminal law.

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    Leadership

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the leadership skills required in a business, government, non-profit, or educational setting. The program offers courses that focus on the study of organizational planning; the dynamics of leadership; team building; conflict resolution and mediation; communication; and other management skills.

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    Mathematics

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Mathematics. The program offers courses that focus on algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    Molecular Biology

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Molecular Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biochemistry, molecular biology, laboratory science, evolution, and microbes.

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    Music

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, and rock music.

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    Neuroscience

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Applied Cognition and Neuroscience. The program offers courses that focus on cognition, artificial intelligence, human-computer interactions and neurological diagnosis and monitoring.

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    Performing Arts

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Performing Arts. The program offers highly interdisciplinary courses that are delivered through a mix of practical workshops and lectures that focus on music, dance and drama.

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    Philosophy

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Philosophy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of Eastern and Western philosophy, aesthetics, epistemology, ethics, logic, metaphysics, and contemporary philosophy.

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    Physical Education

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    This program equips students with the knowledge of exercise and physical activities that promote physical fitness. The program combines coursework that includes professional education and physical education, offering courses that focus on the study of kinesiology; exercise psychology; and motor skills development.

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    Physics

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of matter and energy at a fundamental level using mathematics as the primary language to communicate concepts.

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    Political Science

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Political Science. The program offers courses that focus on understanding political ideas, ideologies, institutions, policies, processes, and behavior. As well as groups, classes, government, diplomacy, law, strategy, and war.

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    Psychology

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    Public Health

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Public Health. The program offers courses that focus on the study of public health biology and management, behavioral sciences, biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental science, and communications and informatics.

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    Religion

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theological knowledge of Religion. The program offers courses that focus on phenomenology; the sociology, psychology, philosophy, anthropology, literature and art of religion; mythology; scriptural and textual studies; religious history and politics; and specific studies of particular faith communities and their behavior.

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    Science

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general sciences including physics, chemistry, nutrition, biology, and environmental science.

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    Sociology

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Sociology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of family; religion; media; global development; and methods of research.

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    Spanish

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    The program offers courses that develop students' Spanish conversation, reading, and compositional skills.

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    Statistics

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Statistics. The program offers courses that focus on the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data, as well as the effective communication and presentation of results relying on data.

  • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

    Teaching

    USD 49,780 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Teaching. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the design and provision of educational services to children or adults with special learning needs or disabilities; diagnosing learning disabilities; developing individual education plans; teaching and supervising special education students; special education counseling; and applicable laws and policies.

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    SchoolApply Ranking 22
  • US News (Liberal Arts)
    US News (Liberal Arts) 1
  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 11

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum SAT 2020
  • Minimum ACT 31

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    Established in 1793

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    This small college has four libraries, including one for rare books. Each library was designed by a nationally renowned architect, making them awe-inspiring for both their contents and their appearance.

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          • Testimony
            1979-1983, BA

            Williams College will prepare you for ANY employment or postgraduate experience.

          • Testimony
            1970-1974, BA

            I was very fortunate to spend four years at Williams. The professors are wonderful communicators and academics, and my learning there has helped me throughout my life. I can truly say that my experiences there shaped many aspects of my adult life and career. It is a wonderful place to learn.

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            2006-2011, BA

            I met a lot of great friends and had a lot of great experiences at Williams. The professors were top-notch and everyone is very friendly and willing to help. Professors are approachable, facilities are really nice, and there are a lot of great opportunities to meet new people, try new things, and eat extraordinarily good dining-hall food.