Willamette University: Review & Facts

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Willamette University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,750 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1842 and is one of the 8 colleges located in Salem, Oregon.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
47
Fair
At Willamette University you can get your bachelor's degree, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

Willamette University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 47 majors. The most popular concentrations are Law, Management, Business, Political Science, and Economics. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
87%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Willamette University is high at 87% (well above Oregon average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Willamette University is good: 79%.

Student to faculty ratio at Willamette University is good: 10:1. Find out more about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$45,700
High
Average tuition cost is extremely high - around $45,300 per year. The additional fees at Willamette University (not included in tuition costs) are about $400; which comes to a total of $45,700 per academic year.

Read the details about Willamette University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
78%
Doable
According to government data, 6,332 applications were submitted and 4,935 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to enroll at this school.

This school will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Willamette University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,800
Medium
Willamette University provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Willamette University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
Willamette University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 1,600 students, which offers a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable: approximately $5,800 per year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Willamette University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Willamette University appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Willamette University Location and Maps



Post Address: Willamette University, 900 State St, Salem, Oregon 97301, USA
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