Williamson At-A-Glance

Williamson's Mission
The Williamson Free School of Mechanical Trades prepares deserving young men to be useful and respected members of society.

To accomplish the mission, Williamson gratuitously provides students with academic, trade, technical, moral and religious education, and a living environment based on the Judeo-Christian perspective that fosters the values of faith, integrity, diligence, excellence, and service.

Areas of Study
Associate in Specialized Technology Degrees

Craftsman Diplomas

Length of Study


Student/Faculty Ratio

Three Years 250 (approximately) 13:1 (approximately)

All students attend on full scholarships that cover tuition, room, board, and textbooks.  Students pay entrance costs for personal items, annual fees for certain equipment and books that they retain for personal use, and annual fees for breakage and yearbook.

Student Duties
Students must follow the School’s regulations, policies, and procedures as described in the Student Handbook, including assisting in food service operations and campus maintenance.

All students must live in an on-campus dormitory supervised by an adult dormitory manager.

Physical Plant
Williamson’s campus includes the Main Administration Building; Restall Sports Center; Carpentry Shop; Machine Shop; Masonry Shop; Paint Shop; Power Plant; Lipp Educational Center; Dorrance H. Hamilton Horticultural Center; Walter M. Strine, Sr. 2W9 Learning Center; William L. McLean, Jr. Technical Center; Grounds Buildings; ten dormitories; faculty homes; and athletic fields.

The 220-acre campus is located in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, one mile west of Media and fourteen miles west of Philadelphia, near the intersection of US 1 and PA 352.

Williamson is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges and approved by the Division of Program Services of the Pennsylvania Department of Education to confer the Associate in Specialized Technology Degree.


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