Williams vs. Bowdoin

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Williams vs. Bowdoin


Both Williams and Bowdoin are private. Williams is located in Williamstown, MA and Bowdoin is located in Brunswick, ME.
  • Williams has more expensive tuition of $57,280 than Bowdoin ($56,350).
  • Bowdoin has tighter acceptance rate of 9% than Williams (13%).
  • Williams is larger with 2,149 students than Bowdoin (1,828 students).
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#4 in Liberal Arts Colleges
#3 in Massachusetts
Rankings#9 in Liberal Arts Colleges
#1 in Maine
Private, 4 yearsSchool TypePrivate, 4 years
Williamstown, MALocationBrunswick, ME
Offered DegreesBachelor's
Baccalaureate College - Arts & SciencesCarnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences
Tuition & Fees
$48,763Financial Aid$41,967
$65 undergraduate
$75 graduate
Application Fee$65
13%Acceptance Rate9%
1,480 SAT, 101 ACTTest Scores
Student Population
2,149Total Students1,828
Online Enrollment
Graduation Rate & Outcomes
95%Graduation Rate95%
1%Transfer-out Rate2%
99%Retention Rate98%
$89,800Average Earning after Graduation$83,300
Special Learning Opportunities and Student Services
Not OfferedDistance Learning (Online Classes)Not Offered
Study AbroadSpecial OpportunitiesStudy Abroad
Teacher Certifiate
✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 2,014)
$7,350 average annual costs
On-Campus Living✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 1,708)
$6,868 average annual costs
✔ (21 meals per week)
$7,150 average annual costs
Meal Plan✔ (19 meals per week)
$7,830 average annual costs
Faculties and Staffs
6 to 1Students to Faculty Ratio9 to 1
320 Full-time
65 Part-time
Number of Faculties222 Full-time
35 Part-time
1,050 Full-time
250 Part-time
Number of Staffs895 Full-time
153 Part-time
$114,650 for Faculties
$68,751 Part-time
Average Salary$109,081 for Faculties
$66,404 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