Williams College

Williams Demographics & Diversity Report

Is Williams really diverse? College Factual's 2021 diversity report reveals the truth about diversity at Williams. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

Williams Student Population

How Many Students Attend Williams College?

Williams total enrollment is approximately 2,150 students.

2,043 are undergraduates and 56 are graduate students.

Williams Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Williams undergraduate population is made up of 50% women, and 50% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Williams Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,005
Hispanic 274
Asian 251
International 173
Black or African American 142
Multi-Ethnic 121
Unknown 74
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Williams Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 57% of full-time grad students are women, and 43% men.

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Williams Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
International 28
White 17
Asian 4
Hispanic 3
Black or African American 2
Unknown 2
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
Multi-Ethnic 0

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High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Williams achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #25 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  25 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  99.32 out of 100
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This college ranks above average in overall diversity, which means there is high variety on campus in racial/ethnic diversity, ages, gender, and location.

How Does Williams Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Williams is considered to have excellent overall diversity when compared to the nationwide average.

Extremely Racially/Ethnically Diverse

38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Williams is ranked 568 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  568 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  85.04 out of 100
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High racial diversity in the student body means plenty of opportunities to interact with and learn from students with different backgrounds and cultures than you.

Williams Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,051
Hispanic 278
Asian 257
International 214
Black or African American 146
Multi-Ethnic 122
Unknown 78
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Williams College Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 1,106
Asian 52
Black or African American 50
Multi-Ethnic 13
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Near Even Male/Female Ratio

More Male Students

Williams ranks 291 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  291 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  92.35 out of 100
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This school is more popular with men than with women.

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There are approximately 1,072 female students and 1,078 male students at Williams.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Williams is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  96.76 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 670 female teachers and 628 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

Top 5% in Geographic Diversity
86.63% Out of State
9.4% Out of the Country

Williams ranks 49 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

86.63% of Williams students come from out of state, and 9.4% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  97 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 39 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
New York 86
California 71
Massachusetts 67
New Jersey 40
Connecticut 38

International Students at Williams

Students from 59 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, Canada, and South Korea.

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Above Average Student Age Diversity

Above Average Student Age Diversity
87.02% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  49.36 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Williams, 87.02% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
18-19 964
20-21 893
22-24 190
25-29 27
30-34 14
35 and over 8
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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