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Williams College Transfers: 2022 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

This is the complete guide for transferring to Williams. We suggest you read until the end - you can also use the below calculator to estimate your likelihood of being able to transfer to Williams.

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    I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

    At Williams, 1.0% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

    To read about regular admission requirements for Williams College, click here

    Can you transfer into Williams College

    Williams requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

    Admission Item Required?
    High School Transcript Required of All
    College Transcript Required of All
    Essay or Personal Statement Required of All
    Interview Not Required
    Standardized Test Scores Required of All
    Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Required of All

    In addition to the above requirements, Williams also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

    Williams requires a minimum of 15 credits.

    Williams College chances calculator

    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

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    Additionally, of the 11 accepted transfer students, 4 students enrolled - that means the yield was 36.36%.

    Williams accepts 4 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

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    Williams requires a minimum college GPA of 0.00 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

    Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned. If you still have questions about transferring, check out the Williams website for more info.
    Williams accepts 3.06% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

    To have a shot at transferring into Williams, you should have a current GPA of at least 4.07 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 4.23. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

    The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of Williams students.

    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    SAT Math 660 770 715
    SAT Reading 670 770 720
    2018 Total SAT Score 1330 1540 1435
    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    ACT Math 29 34 31
    ACT Reading 34 36 35
    2018 Total ACT Score 63 70 66

    Williams College’s average SAT score is 1435. To be a competitive applicant for Williams College your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

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