Williams College is a highly competitive school and its admissions statistics make Williams College one of the 50 most competitive schools for undergraduate admissions globally. Similar to the trends across all top schools, Williams College acceptance rates have continued to decline over the past 8 years and will almost certainly continue to do so into the future.
The Class of 2019 was one of the most challenging years to be admitted to Williams College ever to date. For the Class of 2019, 6,883 students applied to Williams College of which 1,159 students were accepted, yielding an overall acceptance rate of 16.8%. Overall applications increased by 9% over last year (2018 to 2019) from 6,316 to 6,883.
For the Class of 2019, 244 students were admitted through the early admissions process. Total early applications totaled 593, yielding an early acceptance rate of 41.1%. Early applications increased by 1.5% over last year (2018 to 2019) from 584 to 593.