• Willamette University President Steve Thorsett

    The New York Times featured President Steve Thorsett in an article about innovative strategies small colleges are employing to counter the national decline in college enrollment.

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Willamette by the Numbers

What makes Willamette special? Here are some of the many reasons.

Oregon Professors of the Year since 1990
Students who receive financial aid
Student Organizations
MBA program ranking in Oregon
  • Think Ahead
    Only at Willamette
    Get a relevant education for tomorrow.

    Be part of a close-knit academic community that’s always thinking ahead. You’ll explore emerging trends and create new knowledge in majors like data science and public health, preparing you to excel as a thought leader and change agent in a rapidly evolving world.

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  • State Capitol
    State Capitol
    Plug into the power of proximity.

    Leaders are born here. Our location across the street from the Oregon State Capitol and various government agencies will give you unparalleled opportunities for internships, research and civic engagement. You can shape public policy before you even graduate.

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  • Distinguished Faculty
    Only at Willamette
    Meet your biggest advocates.

    You’ll learn from the best at Willamette: Our professors have won numerous national awards for teaching excellence. Whatever you study, you’ll work alongside caring mentors who quickly become friends and colleagues.

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  • Dual Degrees
    Only at Willamette
    Put your career on the fast track.

    Combine a bachelor’s degree from Willamette with an MBA or a law degree from one of our top-ranked graduate schools. You’ll save a year of time and tuition, develop your professional network and gain the expertise you need to make an immediate impact in your field.

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  • Global Programs
    Only at Willamette
    Be a citizen of the world.

    At Willamette, you’ll have access to more than 60 study abroad programs that add a cultural dimension to your academic pursuits. You’ll also live and learn with students from Tokyo International University of America, which brings more than 100 Japanese students to our campus annually.

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