University Quick Facts

Founded

1842


University Type

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


President

Stephen E. Thorsett


Enrollment, Oct. 2019*

  • Undergraduate: 1,585
  • Joint Degree, JD/MBA, BA/JD, BA/MBA: 59
  • College of Law: 326
  • Atkinson Graduate School of Management: 156
  • Total: 2,126

Degree Programs


Degrees Awarded, 2018–19*

  • Undergraduate: 441
  • MBA: 110
  • JD, LLM, MLS: 92
  • Total: 643

Tuition and Fees


Budget and Endowment, 2018–19

  • Operating budget: $81.2 million
  • Endowment: $254.8 million
  • Sponsored research: $750,000

Employees, October 2018

  • Faculty: 278
  • Staff: 464
  • Total: 742

Alumni

  • 28,429 located in the U.S. and 72 other countries
  • 65% live in Oregon, Washington or California

Campus


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

Athletics


Accreditations

  • 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)

Recognition

Willamette has been recognized for academics, sustainability and service — see what others say about us.


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