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Willamette University

Salem, OR

Willamette University

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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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
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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
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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
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Cultural Studies/critical Theory And Analysis Checkmark
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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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
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
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Keyboard Instruments Checkmark
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Stringed Instruments Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,206
Applied
3,518
Accepted
1,808
Enrolled
84%
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Female Admissions

2,240
Females Applied
1,996
Females Accepted
89%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,966
Males Applied
1,522
Males Accepted
77%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

3.82
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2
One recommendation
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th May 1st
Other early decision plan November 15th Not reported
Transfer February 1st March 15th

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 610 600 690
SAT Math 640 570 660
ACT Composite 28 25 30

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

51,750
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Fees

324
Full-time student fees
12,940
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan Yes

Financial Aid

37,658
Avg. Financial Aid Package
38,254
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
19,197
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,395
Avg. Loan Aid
22,311
Avg. Grant Aid
32,136
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
78%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
16%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,808
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
74%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 14.42%
Black or African American 1.97%
White or Caucasian 63.09%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.68%
Asian 6.96%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.31%
Two or more races 8.44%
Other 3.33%

Gender

Male (42.26%)
Female (57.74%)

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 60%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Student Services

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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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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark No No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Crew No No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No No 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 No No No
Basketball No Division 3 No
Bowling No No No
Crew No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football No No No
Golf No Division 2 No
Racquetball No No No
Skiing (cross-country) No No No
Skiing (downhill) No No No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis No No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No No No
Volleyball No Division 3 No
Water Polo No No No
Weight Lifting No No No

Faculty

263
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 189
Part-time - 74
Male - 139
Female - 124