First-Year (Freshman) Student

We are delighted that you plan to apply for admission to Willamette University. You may apply to Willamette using the Common Application beginning August 1, 2013. 

Click here to go to the Common App website.

2013/2014 Application Deadlines

Early Action 

  • Application and additional materials due by: November 15
  • Receive an admission decision: December 30
  • Enrollment deposit due: May 1

Regular Decision

  • Application and additional materials due by: February 1
  • Receive an admission decision by: March 15
  • Enrollment deposit due: May 1

At Willamette University, Early Action is “non-binding” meaning that you are not committing yourself to attend the university by applying early. Early Action candidates have until May 1 to make a final enrollment decision.

The Admission Committee reserves the right to delay an admission decision for an Early Action applicant if additional materials or grades are deemed necessary.