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Located on 125 acres in Western Massachusetts, Williston has a history dating back to 1841. Williston’s 420 students (72 % boarding and 28% day) come from 28 countries and 25 US states. All Williston students take part in Williston’s Comprehensive Program for Academic and Social Success, known as COMPASS, which unifies our CORE Life and Leadership Program, our Williston Scholars program, our College Advising program, our Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging program, and our Center for Academic Success (Academic Suport). At the core of the Williston experience is our balance of academic excellence and support - students choose from 145 courses, 52 of which are AP or honors level, and they utilize our Writing Center, our Math Center, and our Science Center, as well as more formalized academic support. Additionally, Williston has a long history of athletic excellence – Williston has won 18 NEPSAC championships in the last five years, and over 35% of our graduating seniors have gone on to play at the college level in the last 5 years.
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Boarding Grades: 9-12, PG
Co-ed
Rural
ESL: Yes
Boarding Tuition: $76,600
Day S. Tuition: $52,800
# of Students: 420
Boarding Rate: 72%
Teacher:Student: 1:6%
International Student: 24%
AP Courses: 25
Endowment: $128,571/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 81%
SAT: 1192/1600
IB: No
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#1 Princeton University 1
#2 Columbia University 4
#2 Harvard College 2
#5 Yale University 4
LAC #1 Williams College 5
#6 University of Chicago 1
#8 University of Pennsylvania 4
#9 Duke University 1
#9 Johns Hopkins University 1
LAC #2 Amherst College 3
#13 Dartmouth College 2
#14 Brown University 5
#14 Vanderbilt University 1
#14 Washington University in St. Louis 3
LAC #3 Swarthmore College 1
#17 Cornell University 3
LAC #4 Pomona College 2
#21 Emory University 3
#22 University of California: Berkeley 1
#23 Georgetown University 2
#23 University of Michigan 2
#25 Carnegie Mellon University 3
#25 University of Virginia 1
LAC #5 Wellesley College 1
#27 University of Southern California 4
#28 New York University 7
#28 Tufts University 5
#28 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1
#28 Wake Forest University 3
LAC #6 Bowdoin College 2
#36 Boston College 4
#36 University of California: Irvine 2
#38 University of California: Davis 1
LAC #8 Claremont McKenna College 1
#42 Boston University 13
#42 Brandeis University 4
#42 Case Western Reserve University 1
#42 Tulane University 7
#42 University of Wisconsin-Madison 1
LAC #9 Carleton College 1
LAC #9 Middlebury College 4
#49 Lehigh University 3
#49 Northeastern University 24
#49 Pepperdine University 2
#49 Purdue University 2
#49 Villanova University 1
#51 Principia College 1
#55 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 2
#55 University of Miami 6
#55 Wabash College 1
LAC #11 United States Military Academy 2
LAC #11 Washington and Lee University 1
#57 Penn State University Park 1
#57 University of Pittsburgh 1
#59 Syracuse University 15
#63 George Washington University 2
#63 St. Olaf College 1
#63 University of Connecticut 2
#63 Worcester Polytechnic Institute 4
LAC #13 Grinnell College 1
LAC #13 Hamilton College 5
#68 Fordham University 3
#68 Southern Methodist University 1
#68 St. Lawrence University 11
#68 University of Massachusetts Amherst 10
#72 Hobart and William Smith Colleges 2
#75 Clemson University 1
#75 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 3
#76 College of Wooster 1
#76 Muhlenberg College 1
#79 American University 4
#79 North Carolina State University 3
LAC #16 Haverford College 2
#83 Colorado School of Mines 1
#83 Elon University 2
#83 Michigan State University 1
#83 Texas Christian University 1
#83 University of Iowa 1
LAC #17 Barnard College 2
LAC #17 Colby College 6
LAC #17 Colgate University 1
LAC #17 Wesleyan University 8
#89 Stonehill College 1
SUNY University at Buffalo 1
SUNY University at Stony Brook 1
#93 University of Denver 1
#99 University of Oregon 1
#103 Clark University 3
#103 Drexel University 4
#103 Loyola University Chicago 1
#103 Miami University: Oxford 1
#103 Temple University 2
#103 University of California: Santa Cruz 1
#103 University of South Florida 1
#104 University of Colorado Boulder 2
LAC #22 University of Richmond 2
LAC #22 Vassar College 1
#111 Drew University 1
#111 Goucher College 1
#115 Fairfield University 4
#117 Rochester Institute of Technology 4
#117 University of South Carolina: Columbia 1
#117 University of Vermont 6
LAC #25 Bates College 5
#127 Clarkson University 1
LAC #26 Colorado College 2
LAC #27 Macalester College 3
#148 Duquesne University 1
#148 San Diego State University 3
LAC #30 Kenyon College 2
LAC #30 Scripps College 1
#151 Colorado State University 1
#151 James Madison University 2
#151 University of Mississippi 1
#166 University of Hawaii at Manoa 1
#166 Xavier University 2
SUNY University at Albany 1
LAC #35 College of the Holy Cross 10
LAC #35 Pitzer College 1
#182 University of Rhode Island 1
LAC #38 Bucknell University 1
LAC #38 Franklin & Marshall College 2
LAC #38 Lafayette College 2
LAC #38 Skidmore College 15
#202 Loyola University New Orleans 1
#202 Springfield College 3
LAC #42 Denison University 1
#219 Sacred Heart University 9
#219 University of Maine 3
LAC #45 Union College 5
LAC #46 Trinity College 12
#234 Suffolk University 5
#234 University of Hartford 2
LAC #50 Connecticut College 5
LAC #50 Dickinson College 4
#285 University of Toledo 1
LAC #61 Gettysburg College 4
Assumption College 2
Babson College 4
Bentley University 3
Berklee College of Music 1
Berkshire Community College 1
Bryant University 5
California Polytechnic State University: San Luis Obispo 1
Champlain College 1
College of Charleston 2
Concordia University 1
Dillard University 1
Emerson College 3
Endicott College 4
Flagler College 1
High Point University 1
Ithaca College 1
Keene State College 1
Laval University 1
LIU Brooklyn 1
Massachusetts Bay Community College 1
Mercyhurst University 1
Merrimack College 2
Middlesex Community College 1
Mount St. Mary's University 1
New England College 1
Nichols College 1
Norwich University 1
Oxford College of Emory University 1
Plymouth State University 1
Providence College 1
Purdue University Fort Wayne 1
Roger Williams University 1
Saint Michael's College 3
Salve Regina University 2
Savannah College of Art and Design 1
Siena College 1
St. John's University 1
Taylor University 1
Tecnologico de Monterrey (ITESM) 1
The New School College of Performing Arts 1
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff 1
University of British Columbia 1
University of Nevada: Las Vegas 1
University of Ottawa 1
University of St. Andrews 3
University of Tampa 5
Utica College 1
Webb Institute 1
Wentworth Institute of Technology 1
Wheaton College 2
York College of Pennsylvania 1
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AP Courses

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Biology
Calculus AB
European History
French Language and Culture
Spanish Language and Culture
Statistics
Environmental Science
Microeconomics
Music Theory
United States History
Biology
Calculus AB
European History
French Language and Culture
Spanish Language and Culture
Statistics
Environmental Science
Microeconomics
Music Theory
United States History
Calculus BC
Chemistry
Comparative Government and Politics
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
United States Government and Politics
Physics 2
Computer Science A
English Language and Composition
English Literature and Composition
Physics 2
Physics 1
Computer Science Principles
Macroeconomics
World History
Studio Art: 2-D Design
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Sports

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Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Field Hockey
American Football
Golf
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Skiing
Soccer
Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Field Hockey
American Football
Golf
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Skiing
Soccer
Softball
Squash
Swimming
Tennis
Track and Field
Ultimate Frisbee
Volleyball
Water Polo
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

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Community Service Club
Creative Writing Club
Film Club
Fishing Club
Girls Support Girls
Jewish Club
Math Team
Science Club
Sustainability Club
Wildest Cats
Community Service Club
Creative Writing Club
Film Club
Fishing Club
Girls Support Girls
Jewish Club
Math Team
Science Club
Sustainability Club
Wildest Cats
Williston Democrats
Black Student Union
Boys to Men
Chinese Martial Arts Club
Choir (all) *Includes Fusion
Dance Club
Designer's Club
DoSomething Club
Entrepreneur Club
Gold Key
Grillin’ and Chillin’
GSA (Gender & Sexuality Alliance)
Instrumental Ensemble
Investment Club
Janus (Literary Magazine)
LatinX Club
The Log (Student Yearbook)
Mountain Bike Club
Multicultural Student Union
Photography Club
Ping Pong/Table Tennis Club
The Willistonian (Student Newspaper)
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Arts

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Acting
Choir
Music Theory
Playwriting
3D Fabrication
Ceramics
Digital Photography
Drawing
Film Production
Painting
Acting
Choir
Music Theory
Playwriting
3D Fabrication
Ceramics
Digital Photography
Drawing
Film Production
Painting
Sculpture
Studio Art
Architecture
Digital Design
Documentary
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1841
Campus Size: 125 acres
Boarding Rate: 72%
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation

Application Info

Deadline: 01/15
Interview: On Campus, Admission Travel to China
Pre Interview: No Requirement
School Code:
TOEFL: 8963
SSAT: 8230
ISEE: 220725

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Brief Reviews

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4.7/ 5

Detailed Reviews

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4.7 / 5 Overall
4.3 / 5 Academics
4.7 / 5 Campus
4.5 / 5 Student Life
4.2 / 5 Athletic&Art
4.5 / 5 Transportation

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Frequently Ask Questions about Williston Northampton School

Tell me a bit about Williston Northampton School.
Williston Northampton School is Co-ed private boarding school located in Massachusetts, US. It was founded 1841 , and currently has about 420 students, 24.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.williston.com.
Does Williston Northampton School have rigorous academic requirements?
Williston Northampton School is offering 25 AP courses.

In recent years, 49 of their students score 4 and 5 in AP exams.

Williston Northampton School also have 81% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
Where do Williston Northampton School students typically go for their colleges?
Based on the most recent matriculation data, 20.18% go to top 50 US universities and colleges*, 4.59% go to top 25, and about 6.42% go to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford and MIT.

*Ranking is based on the 2024 US News College Ranking.
What is the application requirement for Williston Northampton School?
Similar to most private schools in the US, Williston Northampton School’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
What is the latest tuition for Williston Northampton School’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for Williston Northampton School in 2024 is $72,795 , which typically includes tuition, boarding fee, student management fee and a few other fees associated with managing international students.

For more information, please contact school’s admission team at admission@williston.com .
Where is Williston Northampton School located?
Williston Northampton School is located in the State of Massachusetts of USA.
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