Willamette University is an independent, nonsectarian liberal arts university made up of the College of Liberal Arts, the College of Law, Atkinson Graduate School of Management, and the School of Education. Founded in 1842, Willamette is the first university in the western United States and maintains the long-held institutional values of intellectual breadth and intimate student-faculty relationships.
|County||Marion County, OR|
|Title IV Eligible||Participat|
|Carnegie Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts|
|Institution Level||Four or more years|
|Institution Control||Private not-for-profit|
|Instructional Staff Total|
(research/public service staff included)
|286 staff||115 staff|
|Total Enrollment||2,933 students||1,633 students|
|# Full-Time Students||2,725 students||1,434 students|
|# Part-Time Students||208 students||137 students|
|# Undergraduate Students||2,103 students||1,507 students|
|# Graduate Students||830 students||129 students|
|% American Indian/Alaskan||1%||1%|
|% Two or more races||3%||2%|
|Finances and Admission|
|In-State Tuition Fees|
|Out-State Tuition Fees|
|SAT Reading (25-75%)||560-680||450-570|
|SAT Math (25-75%)||560-660||460-573|
|SAT Writing (25-75%)||540-650||440-570|
|ACT English (25-75%)||24-31||19-25|
|ACT Math (25-75%)||23-28||18-25|
|ACT Writing (25-75%)||8-10||6-8|
|ACT Composite (25-75%)||25-30||20-25|
- The Willamette University motto, “Not unto ourselves alone are we born,” captures the essence of the university. It speaks to a common commitment to community service, to the extraordinary collaboration between faculty and students, and to the tradition of service and civic engagement that is typical of Willamette alumni.
- Willamette University has earned a national reputation for its academic standards and exemplary citizenship, values that have defined the culture of this campus for more than 165 years.
- Willamette challenges its students to broaden their college experience beyond the classroom, utilizing myriad internship and research programs locally and abroad.Student projects and activities are varied. Study abroad, one-on-one research programs with faculty, debate tournaments in Eastern Europe and choir performances in South Africa have contributed recently to students' academic programs.
- Located on the edge of downtown Salem and across the street from the Oregon State Capitol, Willamette's campus now encompasses 81 acres and has 37 buildings. Recent additions to the ever-growing campus include the F.W. Olin Science Center, the Hallie Ford Museum of Art, the Mary Stuart Rogers Music Center, and Willamette's first residential commons at Kaneko Hall.
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