Williams College Review

Williams College is liberal arts college, which is located in Williamstown, Massachusetts, USA. The college was established in 1793. Initially, it was a college for men only, and became a co-educational one in 1962.

Williams College Review

Williams is one of the well-known Little Three colleges, along with Amherst College and Wesleyan University.

It includes three curricular divisions: sciences, social sciences and humanities. The Williams College has 36 majors, 24 departments,  and 2 master’s degree programs in the history of art and development economics.

Facts about Williams College:

  • Number of students: 2,052
  • Campus territory: 450-acre (1.8 km2)
  • In 2010-2011, Williams College was ranked as the best college in the United States, ahead of Ivy League universities and national liberal arts colleges

On the way to a degree, the students of Williams have great academic opportunities. The major is a core of a certain study, however, instead of the academic minors, in Williams College they have concentrations. So, the concentrations are the groups of courses around the core majors that include many disciplines and departments. For instance, cognitive science is divided into psychology, philosophy, computer science, and more areas of knowledge.

Also, there are no required courses in this institution, but all students should take a least three of them in humanities and arts, three in mathematics, three in sciences and social sciences. Moreover, each student obligatory takes writing courses.

The majors:

  • American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Astronomy/Astrophysics
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • English
  • History
  • Music
  • Religion
  • Psychology
  • Theater


  • 670–760 in critical reading
  • 670–760 in math
  • 660–760 in writing

Tuition and Fees

  • Tuition: 48,030 $
  • Fees: 280 $
  • Room: 6,460 $
  • Board: 6,300 $
  • Total cost: 61,070 $