Willamette University

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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: https://www.commonapp.org
Address: 900 State St, Salem, OR 97301
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,363
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 78%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*: 2,363 (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: $50,279
Out-of-state Tuition: $50,279
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $28,041

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Willamette University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Willamette University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 7
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 1
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 6
History 2
Legal Professions and Studies 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 5
Visual and Performing Arts 11
Grand total 472

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 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 Fees 2018-2019
In-state $50,279
Out-of-state $50,279
Books and supplies $990

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $42,290
Out-of-state $42,290

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 440 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 440 100% $28,041
Student loan aid 229 52% $7,210

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,751 90% $27,636
Federal student loans 897 46% $6,861

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 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 4,206 1,966 2,240
Percent admitted 100% 77% 89%
Percent admitted who enrolled 9% 9% 10%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
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 2019

Total Enrollment 2,363
Undergraduate enrollment 1,808
Graduate enrollment 555

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
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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