Value of Willamette

We are one of 40 schools featured in the “Colleges That Change Lives” guidebook for good reason.

Our graduates credit their time at Willamette with providing them the expertise they needed for successful careers and lives as confident, self-directed and engaged global citizens.

Smaller classes, higher-quality teaching and mentoring, more opportunities to apply classroom learning in real-world settings — these are just some of the ways your investment in a Willamette education will provide you with a more enriching college experience. You’ll find myriad opportunities here to discover and follow our passions — whether you go on to a job, prestigious graduate program, national fellowship or public service.

Beyond the Sticker Price

Beyond the Sticker Price

Our students gain a more enriching college experience, and in less time.

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Career Services

Career Services

We work closely with you, starting your first year, to develop a plan for your future and a path for reaching it.

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National Scholars

National Scholars

Our students and graduates frequently earn national awards that provide opportunities for research and grad school.

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News Story

Alumna uncovers rich history in Scotland

Michelle Atherton’s Willamette experience led her to a unique conservation project abroad.

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Choir alumni celebrate their community of music

Former Willamette singers return to campus for a special reunion and a remarkable professor.

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Willamette community unites to support people impacted by natural disasters

Families of some students, faculty grapple with aftermath.

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