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 2023 was one of the most challenging years to be admitted to Williams College ever. For the Class of 2023, 9,715 students applied to Williams College of which 1,205 students were accepted, yielding an overall acceptance rate of 12.4%. Overall applications increased by 1.6% over last year (2022 to 2023) from 9,559 to 9,715.