Williams College: Crime & Safety

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - OustandingQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Bad
ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

Williams College LogoF Williams College is a private not-for-profit school in Williamstown, Massachusetts with about 2,170 students and 1,250 employees.

Our Safety Report for this school is based on the US Department of Education 2016 public data sets for various categories of violent and non-violent crimes committed both on-campus and off-campus over the last three years.

Safety Evaluation

Based on our analysis of the government numbers, Williams College is a very dangerous place. American School Search gives this school grade "F" on safety and ranks Williams College #21 among the Most Dangerous colleges in the USA.

From our perception of the data, this campus experiences serious problems with forcible sex offenses.

Campus Safety: Williams College and Nearby Schools

Williams College Safety Chart
If you are an official at Williams College and you would like to provide additional details or express a different perspective on your college safety, please Contact Us and we will publish your point of view (up to 1,000 characters) on this page.

Get more details and analysis about this college from Williams College Review. Also you might want to check our ratings for the 100 Safest and for the 100 Most Dangerous colleges in the US or learn about American School Search Safety Reports.

Criminal Offenses at Williams College in 2013 - 2015

Alleged criminal offenses reported to campus security authorities and/or local police
Does not necessarily reflect prosecutions or convictions for crime


Type of Crime or Arrest
On-campus
Off-campus
Crime Chance*

Murder
0
0
0.0%

Neglient Manslaughter
0
0
0.0%

Forcible Sex Offense
37
1
1.2%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
2
0
0.3%

Robbery
0
0
0.0%

Aggravated Assault
1
0
0.2%

Burglary
18
0
0.8%

Motor Vehicle Theft
0
0
0.0%

Arson
2
0
0.3%

Illegal Weapons Possession
0
0
0.0%

Drug Law Violation
1
0
0.2%

Liquor Law Violation
0
0
0.0%

* Crime Chance is American School Search's subjective and approximate estimate for a student's chance of experiencing this crime during their study at Williams College based on the present enrollment, past crime history, current crime trend, and an assumption that the school reports accurate numbers to the government. Safety Grade is American School Search's subjective evaluation of Williams College campus safety based on the same criteria and assumption.

Need to File a Complaint?

If you have been discriminated or abused at Williams College, or you believe that this college underreports campus crime statistics, then please consider filing a complaint with US Department of Education.

As of May 1st, 2014, fifty five colleges are under investigation for possible violations of federal law over the handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints. Many of those schools are frequent guests in our exclusive 100 Most Dangerous Colleges list.

Learn More About Williams College

ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

Massachusetts Colleges Offering Similar Degree Programs

Art
Read about 59 art schools and colleges in Boston, Springfield, Amherst, Chestnut Hill, Worcester, Beverly, Cambridge, and 38 more cities. Approximately 2,000 art degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for art programs in MA is about $31,400.

Astronomy
Read about 12 astronomy schools and colleges in Amherst, Cambridge, Williamstown, Norton, Wellesley, Northampton, Boston, South Hadley, and Medford. Around 100 astronomy degrees are granted each year. Average tuition charges for astronomy degree programs in MA is around $41,300.

Biology
Learn more about 67 biology schools and colleges in Boston, Worcester, Springfield, Cambridge, Amherst, Quincy, Chestnut Hill, and 39 more cities. Around 6,200 biology diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition for biology programs in MA is around $36,800.

Chemistry
Detailed information about 44 chemistry schools and colleges in Boston, Worcester, Springfield, Amherst, Cambridge, Chestnut Hill, North Adams, and 25 more cities. Approximately 2,100 chemistry diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition price for chemistry degree programs in MA is roughly $36,600.

Computer Science
Read information about 79 computer science schools and colleges in Boston, Worcester, Springfield, Amherst, Cambridge, Quincy, Brockton, and 47 other cities. About 5,900 computer science diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition price for computer science degree programs in MA: $30,300.

Economics
Read about 39 economics schools and colleges in Boston, Worcester, Amherst, Chestnut Hill, Springfield, Cambridge, Waltham, and 21 more cities. About 3,200 economics diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition cost for economics degree programs in MA - $41,100.

English and Literature
We list 58 english and literature schools and colleges in Boston, Worcester, Cambridge, Springfield, Amherst, Chestnut Hill, Waltham, and 34 more cities. Around 3,200 english and literature diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for english and literature programs in MA - $30,200.

Ethnic and Cultural Studies
Learn about 34 ethnic and cultural studies schools and colleges in Boston, Amherst, Worcester, Springfield, Cambridge, Lowell, Easton, and 19 more cities. About 900 ethnic and cultural studies diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition cost for ethnic and cultural studies degree programs in MA is roughly $41,200.

Foreign Languages
Read information about 43 foreign languages schools and colleges in Boston, Worcester, Amherst, Cambridge, Waltham, Lowell, Springfield, and 26 other cities. About 1,100 foreign languages diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition for foreign languages degree programs in MA is roughly $36,600.

General Studies
We reviewed 77 general studies schools and colleges in Boston, Worcester, Springfield, Cambridge, Amherst, Brookline, Waltham, and 43 more cities. About 6,600 general studies diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for general studies programs in MA - $15,400.

Geology
Read about 15 geology schools and colleges in Amherst, Boston, Cambridge, Salem, Fitchburg, Bridgewater, Wellesley, and 9 other cities. Around 200 geology diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition for geology degree programs in MA is around $35,200.

History
Our listing contains 52 history schools and colleges in Boston, Worcester, Cambridge, Springfield, Amherst, Chestnut Hill, Waltham, and 31 more cities. About 2,000 history degrees are granted each year. Average tuition cost for history degree programs in MA is around $31,300.

Mathematics
We list 52 mathematics schools and colleges in Boston, Worcester, Cambridge, Amherst, Springfield, Waltham, Fitchburg, and 30 more cities. About 2,000 mathematics diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for mathematics programs in MA - $36,800.

Music
Detailed information about 47 music schools and colleges in Boston, Cambridge, Amherst, Worcester, Franklin, Norton, Wellesley, and 27 other cities. Approximately 2,700 music diplomas are granted each year. Average tuition cost for music programs in MA is approximately $38,000.

Natural Resources and Environment
Detailed information about 51 natural resources and environment schools and colleges in Boston, Amherst, Cambridge, Worcester, Waltham, Danvers, Medford, and 35 more cities. Approximately 1,100 natural resources and environment degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition cost for natural resources and environment programs in MA is around $32,100.

Philosophy
Learn more about 37 philosophy schools and colleges in Boston, Amherst, Worcester, Cambridge, Waltham, Lowell, Paxton, and 23 other cities. Around 600 philosophy degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for philosophy programs in MA is around $40,800.

Physics
We list 37 physics schools and colleges in Boston, Worcester, Amherst, Cambridge, Haverhill, Quincy, Chestnut Hill, and 22 other cities. Around 1,100 physics diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for physics programs in MA is around $37,200.

Political Science
Read about 49 political science schools and colleges in Boston, Worcester, Cambridge, Amherst, Chestnut Hill, Waltham, Springfield, and 27 other cities. Around 3,500 political science degrees are awarded each academic year. Average tuition cost for political science degree programs in MA is about $40,300.

Psychology
Get details on 72 psychology schools and colleges in Boston, Worcester, Cambridge, Springfield, Amherst, Newton, Brookline, and 42 other cities. Approximately 7,500 psychology diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition price for psychology programs in MA: $27,600.

Sociology and Anthropology
Learn more about 49 sociology and anthropology schools and colleges in Boston, Worcester, Cambridge, Amherst, Springfield, Medford, Paxton, and 29 other cities. Around 2,200 sociology and anthropology diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for sociology and anthropology programs in MA is around $31,300.

Theater and Drama
We reviewed 43 theater and drama schools and colleges in Boston, Worcester, Amherst, Chestnut Hill, Cambridge, North Adams, Salem, and 28 more cities. Around 800 theater and drama diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition cost for theater and drama programs in MA is roughly $34,600.

Theology and Religion
Read information about 30 theology and religion schools and colleges in Boston, Amherst, Cambridge, Worcester, Haverhill, South Hadley, Chestnut Hill, and 20 more cities. Around 1,300 theology and religion diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition charges for theology and religion programs in MA is roughly $38,800.

Quick College Search

Click to Search Colleges

search by college name, city, or state

Safety in Competing Colleges










Other Nearby Colleges