University Quick Facts



University Type

Private university with an undergraduate liberal arts college and two professional graduate schools in law and management


Stephen E. Thorsett

Enrollment, 2016–17*

  • Undergraduate: 1,997
  • Graduate: 564
  • Total: 2,561

Degree Programs

Degrees Awarded, 2016-17*

  • Bachelor’s: 428
  • MBA: 138
  • JD, LLM, MLS: 109
  • Total: 675

Tuition and Fees

Budget and Endowment, 2017-18

  • Operating budget: $137 million
  • Endowment: $233 million
  • Sponsored research: $750,000


  • Faculty: 300
  • Staff: 500
  • Total: 800


  • 28,429 located in the U.S. and 79 other countries
  • 73% live in Oregon, Washington or California


Global Partnerships

  • Co-located with Tokyo International University of America, the American campus of Willamette’s Japanese sister university
  • More than 40 percent of Willamette’s undergraduates earn credit abroad through opportunities in more than 40 countries
  • Approximately 10 percent of Willamette’s undergraduate and graduate students are international students



  • Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
  • University Senate of The United Methodist Church
  • National Association of Schools of Music
  • American Bar Association
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International
  • National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA)


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