Willamette University

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world rank  1177

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University Overview

Established in 1842, Willamette University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Salem (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Oregon. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, Willamette University is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Methodist religion. Willamette University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 176 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Willamette University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1842
Motto Non nobis solum nati sumus
Not unto ourselves alone are we born
Colours Cardinal and old gold

University Location

Address 900 State Street
Salem (population range: 50,000-249,999)
97301 Oregon
United States
T +1 (503) 370 6300
F +1

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 900 State Street
Salem 97301-3922
+1 (503) 370 6303
877 542 2787

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Methodist Christian-Methodist United Methodist Church - www.gbhem.org

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Willamette University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities


Year of first Accreditation
1924


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • University Senate of The United Methodist Church
  • National Association of Schools of Music
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission
  • American Bar Association (ABA), Association of American Law Schools

Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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