2,112
Students
Financial aid thermometer
36,235
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
89
89%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Willamette University is a Comprehensive institution located in Salem, OR, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 900 State Street
Salem, OR  97301
United States
Contact Sue Corner
Senior Associate Director of Admission
Email: bearcat@willamette.edu
Phone: 503-375-5337

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Ethnic Studies Checkmark
European Studies (Western) Checkmark
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Latin American Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Environmental Health Checkmark
Music Therapy Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics Related Checkmark
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Cultural Studies/critical Theory And Analysis Checkmark
International/global Studies Checkmark
Peace Studies And Conflict Resolution Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Science Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Keyboard Instruments Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Music Pedagogy Checkmark
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Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Stringed Instruments Checkmark
Voice And Opera Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,484
Applied
3,995
Accepted
2,112
Enrolled
89%
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Female Admissions

2,515
Females Applied
2,314
Females Accepted
92%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,969
Males Applied
1,681
Males Accepted
85%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.8
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2
One recommendation
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th May 1st
Other early decision plan November 15th December 31st
Transfer February 1st March 15th

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 624 420 680
SAT Math 597 350 660
ACT Composite 27 26 31

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

49,750
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Fees

529
Full-time student fees
12,440
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan Yes
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

36,235
Avg. Financial Aid Package
35,088
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
21,658
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,054
Avg. Loan Aid
21,358
Avg. Grant Aid
30,571
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
79%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
21%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,112
Total undergrad students
7%
International Students
77%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.65%
Black or African American 2.1%
White or Caucasian 56.57%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.56%
Asian 8.21%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.26%
Two or more races 8.42%
Other 4.62%

Gender

Male (42.14%)
Female (57.86%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 62%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Crew No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 3 No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Crew No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

250
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 199
Part-time - 51
Male - 129
Female - 121