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Williams Academics

Williams College requires at least 32 semester courses plus 4 Winter Study courses to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

Williams does accept transfer credits. Williams does not offer classes during the summer.

Around 96% of students who started college at Williams complete all the credits required within six years.

Williams offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

What Classes Do I Have To Take at Williams?

Williams has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students do not need to fulfull a language requirement, but there is a math and science requirement. Students do not have to take a computer class.

Majors at Williams

When choosing a major, Williams students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Williams below.

Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.

If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major.

Does Williams Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

Williams offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

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Does Williams Require Internships?

Williams does not require an internship for any students. Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While Williams does not require internships for students in any majors, internships can help students gain hands-on work experience for their resume, and explore career paths that interest them without committing to one path.

ROTC

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Williams has an Air Force ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Williams include: - an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

Dual Degree Programs at Williams

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Williams offers these dual degree programs: - 3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Columbia University and Dartmouth College

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Williams Majors & Subject Areas

Environmental Studies
Environmental Science
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Asian Studies/Civilization
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Women's Studies
Computer Science
Comparative Literature
Chinese Language and Literature
Japanese Language and Literature
Russian Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
French Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Statistics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies
Astronomy
Astrophysics
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Anthropology
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
Development Economics and International Development
Political Science and Government, General
Sociology
Social Sciences, Other
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Art/Art Studies, General
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Music, General
History, General

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,987

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

15%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$59,660

Out-of-State

$59,660

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jan 8
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