Willamette

Willamette University

Willamette
#1176 / #340
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#918
Most Desirable School
Private university located in Salem, Oregon

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About Willamette University

According to Wikipedia, Willamette University is a private liberal arts college with locations in Salem and Portland, Oregon. Founded in 1842, it is the oldest college in the Western United States. Originally named the Oregon Institute, the school was an unaffiliated outgrowth of the Methodist Mission. The name was changed to Wallamet University in 1852, followed by the current spelling in 1870. Willamette founded the first medical school and law school in the Pacific Northwest in the second half of the 19th century.

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Willamette University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation Rate
3,68080%72%

How Much Does Willamette University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$44,234
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$25,843
30K - 48K$24,635
48K - 75K$27,843
75K - 110K$35,634
110K+$42,298

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Willamette University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Willamette University, then you can expect to earn an average of $57,900 per year. You also have a 91% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Willamette University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
2,3951,726669

Where is Willamette University?

Willamette University is located at 900 State St, Salem OR 97301

How Safe is Willamette University?

Salem has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Willamette University Known For?

Willamette University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Willamette University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Economics
#546
World Rank
#560
Historical Rank
#130
USA Rank
economics Degrees
Law
#574
World Rank
#581
Historical Rank
#185
USA Rank
Political Science
#971
World Rank
#983
Historical Rank
#243
USA Rank
political-science Degrees
Anthropology
#891
World Rank
#910
Historical Rank
#284
USA Rank
anthropology Degrees
Biology
#1259
World Rank
#1272
Historical Rank
#311
USA Rank
biology Degrees
Chemistry
#1720
World Rank
#1731
Historical Rank
#331
USA Rank
chemistry Degrees
Philosophy
#1182
World Rank
#1240
Historical Rank
#357
USA Rank
philosophy Degrees
Literature
#1121
World Rank
#1169
Historical Rank
#371
USA Rank
literature Degrees
Medical
#1330
World Rank
#1332
Historical Rank
#373
USA Rank
medicine Degrees
History
#1071
World Rank
#1091
Historical Rank
#381
USA Rank
history Degrees
Communications
#1421
World Rank
#1450
Historical Rank
#382
USA Rank
communications Degrees
Physics
#1820
World Rank
#1245
Historical Rank
#402
USA Rank
physics Degrees
Sociology
#1499
World Rank
#1508
Historical Rank
#430
USA Rank
sociology Degrees
Computer Science
#2205
World Rank
#2211
Historical Rank
#470
USA Rank
computer-science Degrees
Religious Studies
#2185
World Rank
#2208
Historical Rank
#495
USA Rank
religious-studies-hub Degrees
Psychology
#1292
World Rank
#1309
Historical Rank
#503
USA Rank
psychology Degrees
Mathematics
#2614
World Rank
#2654
Historical Rank
#634
USA Rank
math Degrees

Who Are Willamette University's Most Influential Alumni?

Willamette University's most influential alumni include professors and professionals in the fields of Economics, Law, and Anthropology. Here are some of Willamette University's most famous alumni:

Dale T. Mortensen
Dale T. Mortensen
An American economist .
Gerald Pearson
An American physicist.
James Cuno
An American museum director & art historian.
Mark Hatfield
An American politician, governor of Oregon and U. S. Senator .
Charles L. McNary
An American politician.
Lisa Murkowski
An American lawyer and politician .
William S. Laughlin
An American anthropologist.
Peter K. Manning
An American academic.
Harry Stone Mosher
An American chemist .
Al Siebert
Al Siebert
An American writer.
Randall B. Kester
Randall B. Kester
An American judge.
Charles E. Wicks
An American chemical engineer .

Who Are Willamette University's Most Influential Faculty?

Willamette University's most influential faculty include professors in the fields of Economics, Law, and Anthropology. Here are some of Willamette University's most famous alumni:

Olympia Vernon
An American author .
Liz Heaston
A First female to play and score in a college football game.
Danielle Cadena Deulen
An American poet, essayist, and academic.