Williams College Rankings by Salary Score

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Williams College's Top Rankings

Williams College is ranked on 7 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at Williams College

We calculated a salary score for each of Williams College's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Williams College to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Scores for Williams Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Area Studies 76 85% 85% Not Reported $39,730 76
Biology, General 60 89% 89% $14,500 $30,410 60
Chemistry 3 91% 91% $9,430 $24,420 3
Computer Science 94 96% 96% $12,820 $97,960 94
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 78 65% 65% Not Reported $38,290 78
Economics 100 96% 96% $14,500 $86,310 100
English Language and Literature, General 90 94% 94% $17,750 $36,750 90
Fine and Studio Arts 79 95% 95% $12,500 $30,410 79
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 31 100% 100% Not Reported $33,990 31
History 100 93% 93% $13,500 $55,960 100
Mathematics 73 95% 95% $9,460 $52,940 73
Political Science and Government 93 93% 93% $12,700 $45,700 93
Psychology, General 99 88% 88% $12,150 $41,570 99
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 80 84% 84% Not Reported $38,870 80
Social Sciences, Other 100 90% 90% Not Reported $82,440 100
Statistics 98 100% 100% Not Reported $94,410 98

Most Recent Reviews

Katherine 2/11/2017

Williams provided me with a great learning opportunity. The professors were willing and open to talking to students about anything ranging from academics to personal problems. Of course, no school is perfect, and in the last few years, racial tensions have been highlighted on the campus. However, in my experience, the majority of the student were open to speaking about the problem and the administration was honestly working towards a more inclusive campus. Regardless of the issues, I would recommend the school.... Read More

Kent 11/30/2015

Great school, academically, and socially. Beautiful campus, great art museum!