William James College Overview
William James College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Newton, Massachusetts. The city atmosphere of Newton makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.
What Is William James College Known For?
- Students who want to work more closely with their professors have an easier time at William James College since the student to facuty ratio is 5 to 1.
- Students at William James College have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 2%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
- The highest award offered at William James College is the doctor's degree.
- In 2017-2018, 49% of the faculty were full-time.
William James College Rankings
According to our 2021 analysis, William James College is ranked #118 out of 2,320 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation.
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
William James College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at William James College.
Where Is William James College?
Contact details for William James College are given below.
|Address:||One Wells Avenue, Newton, MA 02459|
How Do I Get Into William James College?
You can apply to William James College online at: www.williamjames.edu
Can I Afford William James College?
The student loan default rate at William James College is 1.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
William James College Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 767 graduate students at the school.
Of the 8 full-time undergraduates at William James College, 25% are male and 75% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of William James College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||2|
|Hispanic or Latino||0|
Over 16 countries are represented at William James College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, Bulgaria, and China.
Online Learning at William James College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at William James College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 59th most popular in Massachusetts for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of William James College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at William James College was 61.0%. This is the #442 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at William James College regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of William James College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at William James College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at William James College.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology||#8|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
William James College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology||14||60||83||157|
|Mental & Social Health Services||0||45||0||45|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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