Overall Williams College Acceptance Rate
Accepted Applicants Profile
- SAT Scores: 1330 - 1550
- ACT Scores: 31 - 34
How Hard Is It to Get into Williams College
Applicant Selectivity: Highly Selective
The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to Williams is considered highly selective. Many accepted applicants score in the top-range on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having a solid high school GPA and number of college prep courses.
How Does Williams College Compare to Other Liberal Arts Colleges in MA
General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions
Williams College accepts the Common, Coalition and QuestBridge applications online. The admissions process is holistic and looks at the student’s academic achievement and ambition. A strong background in core subjects such as English, Mathematics and Science is essential. Students should also demonstrate leadership skills and civic-minded achievements or accomplishments.
Students will need to submit an application, standardized test scores, a counselor recommendation, two teacher recommendations and a written supplement. Students pursuing visual or performing arts can submit a portfolio for consideration as well. Students planning to pursue a career in academia or research in science or mathematics can submit research abstracts briefly describing their work in that field.
Number of Applicants, Percent Admitted, and Enrolled Students
Average Standardized Test Scores
|SAT Section||Score Range|
|Critical Reading||670 - 780|
|Math||660 - 770|
|Total Score:||1330 - 1550|
|ACT Section||Score Range|
|English||32 - 35|
|Math||29 - 34|
|Composite Score:||31 - 34|