Willamette University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

900 State Street

Salem, OR 97301-3922

(503) 370-6303

(877) 542-2787

Fax: (503) 375-5363



Contact: Madeleine Rhyneer

Vice President for Admissions and Financial Aid
Main Address

900 State Street

Salem, OR 97301-3922

(503) 370-6300

www.willamette.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,864

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 482

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,758

Graduate enrollment: 426

Setting

Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 76%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 86%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

American Studies B
Asian Studies B
Japanese Studies B
Latin American Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Film Studies B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General Performance B
Music – Piano/Organ B
Music – Voice/Opera B
Music Theory/Composition B
Stringed Instruments B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Music Teacher Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

Classics B
Comparative Literature B
French B
German B
Spanish B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Humanities B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Global Studies B
Science studies B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Willamette University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(503) 370-6300
Website:www.willamette.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.willamette.edu/admission/apply/
Address:900 State St, Salem, OR 97301
Setting:Rural: Remote
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,556
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):79%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*:2,556 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$47,217
Out-of-state Tuition:$47,217
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$26,239

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Willamette University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Willamette University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies7
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
English Language and Literature/Letters2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics6
History2
Legal Professions and Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies2
Physical Sciences2
Psychology1
Social Sciences5
Visual and Performing Arts10
Grand total462

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Willamette University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Willamette University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$47,217
Out-of-state$47,217
Books and supplies$950

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$39,280
Out-of-state$39,280

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid51899%
Grant or scholarship aid51899%$26,239
Student loan aid29356%$7,836

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,90690%$25,143
Federal student loans1,30962%$5,707

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Willamette University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Willamette University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants6,1812,5753,606
Percent admitted100%73%82%
Percent admitted who enrolled8%8%7%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Willamette University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment2,556
Undergraduate enrollment1,997
Graduate enrollment559

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Willamette University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
    • Law (LAW) - Professional schools
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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