Willamette University

Salem, OR, USA
3.97 Average Rating

Founded in 1842, Willamette University is a liberal arts institution in northwest Oregon and the oldest university in the western half of the United States. Willamette’s College of Liberal Arts offers undergraduate degrees in over 40 academic fields of study. For students interested in the arts, the Willamette campus is home to the Hallie Ford Museum of Art and a theater department mounting three to four mainstage plays per year. To provide a break from academia, Willamette features an Outdoor Program which sponsors day hiking, backpacking, and kayaking expeditions.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
21%
Out of State Students
77%
0
100
78%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 28
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1228
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 15, 2018
Fall Regular Decision January 15, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
2,556
Total Number of Undergrads
1,997
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
0
100
69%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
77%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
10:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$29,770
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$46,900
Out-of-State Tuition
$46,900
0
100
80%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%
Average Aid Per Year
$26,239
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
45%
55%
Student Organizations
92
Size of Town
City: Midsize
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$54,300
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What Students Are Saying

3.97 Average Rating
Willamette University is a great liberal arts school located in Salem, Oregon. It's small student body provides for personal student to teacher relationships and creates a welcoming tight-knit community. It provides students with unlimited resources to assist students on their road to success.
Julia from Kaneohe, HI
Willamette is a life changing school. I have made my closest friends here and I am so blessed to have been accepted as a transfer student.
Kassandra from Scotts Valley, CA

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