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Williams College

Williamstown, MA

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LOCATION AND SETTING

Williamstown Population8,424
Nearest Metropolitan AreaAlbany, NY
EnvironmentSmall town
Campus Size450 acres
Weather
Temperature15 average low in January, 74.5 average high in September
Rain133 rainy days per year
Getting Around
Campus Map Map
Nearest Airport38 mile(s) from campus in Albany
Nearest Bus Station20 mile(s) from campus in Pittsfield
Nearest Train Station38 mile(s) from campus in Albany

HOUSING

College HousingCollege offers housing to students
Types of HousingCoed dorms, cooperative housing
Students in College Housing100% of freshmen, 93% of all students
Housing RequirementsFreshmen are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee 
Students Living Off
Campus/Commuting
7%
Off-Campus Housing
Assistance
 

SECURITY

24-Hour Emergency Phone/
Alarm Devices
Not available
24-Hour Security PatrolsNot available
Late-Night Transport/Escort
Services
Not available
Electronically Operated Housing
Entrances
Not available

PERSONAL SUPPORT SERVICES

Health ServiceOffered
Personal CounselingOffered
Child CareOffered

SPORTS AND RECREATION

Intercollegiate Athletics
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
MascotPurple Cow
School ColorsPurple and gold
Intercollegiate Sports Offered
SportWOMENMEN
OfferedScholarships
Given
OfferedScholarships
Given
Baseball  x 
Basketballx x 
Crewx x 
Cross-Country Runningx x 
Field Hockeyx   
Football  x 
Golf  x 
Ice Hockeyx x 
Lacrossex x 
Skiing (Cross-Country)x x 
Skiing (Downhill)x x 
Soccerx x 
Softballx   
Squashx x 
Swimming And Divingx x 
Tennisx x 
Track And Fieldx x 
Volleyballx   
Wrestling  x 
 
Women's Club Sportsequestrian sports, golf, rugby, sailing, water polo
Men's Club Sportsequestrian sports, rugby, sailing, volleyball, water polo
Recreational Sports
Intramural Sportsbadminton, basketball, ice hockey, skiing (cross-country), skiing (downhill), soccer, softball, volleyball, water polo

STUDENT ACTIVITIES

Activities and Organizationschoral groups, concert band, dance, drama theatre, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, yearbook
Sororities 
Fraternities 
ROTCAir Force ROTC offered off campus
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CLASS OF 2019 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.83 4.29 714 719 707 32
Low 2.70 2.70 530 510 440 23
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 800 36
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