Williams vs. Amherst

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Williams vs. Amherst


Both Williams and Amherst are private. Both schools are located in Massachusetts.
  • Amherst has more expensive tuition of $58,640 than Williams ($57,280).
  • Amherst has tighter acceptance rate of 11% than Williams (13%).
  • Williams has higher SAT scores of 1,480 than Amherst (1,415).
  • Williams is larger with 2,149 students than Amherst (1,855 students).
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#4 in Liberal Arts Colleges
#3 in Massachusetts
Rankings#6 in Liberal Arts Colleges
#4 in Massachusetts
Private, 4 yearsSchool TypePrivate, 4 years
Williamstown, MALocationAmherst, MA
Offered DegreesBachelor's
Baccalaureate College - Arts & SciencesCarnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences
Tuition & Fees
$48,763Financial Aid$50,424
$65 undergraduate
$75 graduate
Application Fee$60
13%Acceptance Rate11%
1,480 SAT, 101 ACTTest Scores1,415 SAT, 96 ACT
Student Population
2,149Total Students1,855
Online Enrollment
Graduation Rate & Outcomes
95%Graduation Rate95%
1%Transfer-out Rate
99%Retention Rate96%
$89,800Average Earning after Graduation$83,300
Special Learning Opportunities and Student Services
Not OfferedDistance Learning (Online Classes)Not Offered
Study AbroadSpecial OpportunitiesROTC
Study Abroad
Teacher Certifiate
✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 2,014)
$7,350 average annual costs
On-Campus Living✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 1,837)
$7,990 average annual costs
✔ (21 meals per week)
$7,150 average annual costs
Meal Plan✔ (21 meals per week)
$6,750 average annual costs
Faculties and Staffs
6 to 1Students to Faculty Ratio7 to 1
320 Full-time
65 Part-time
Number of Faculties250 Full-time
23 Part-time
1,050 Full-time
250 Part-time
Number of Staffs951 Full-time
62 Part-time
$114,650 for Faculties
$68,751 Part-time
Average Salary$116,777 for Faculties
$72,189 Part-time
All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020