Explore Willamette


Academics »

  • Variety of majors: We offer 35 majors and 35 minors in an array of fields in the liberal arts and sciences. If you can't decide, you can double major or even create your own field of study.
  • Joint degrees: Jump start your career by exploring one of our three joint graduate degree programs, where you can earn your bachelor's and a master's degree in less time.
  • Undergraduate research: Many universities don't offer research opportunities until grad school, but our undergraduates often earn research grants or work one-on-one with professors.
  • Faculty-student interaction: Our students say their relationships with professors are among their favorite parts of Willamette — our faculty support you on every step of your journey.
Real-World Experience

Real-World Experience »

  • Internships: We help students find short-term work opportunities to gain insight into potential careers, apply what they have learned in the classroom and learn valuable, marketable skills.
  • Undergraduate research: Students hone their research, writing, presentation and critical thinking skills through our wealth of independent and collaborative research opportunities.
  • Study abroad: More than 50% of our students study or conduct research internationally, expanding their world view as they enter an increasingly global workforce.
  • Leadership and service: We are recognized nationally for our students' civic engagement, and with our numerous leadership and service opportunities, it's easy to see why.

Extracurricular Activities

Extracurricular Activities »

  • Athletics and intramurals: With 20 NCAA Division III sports teams and a wide variety of intramurals, it's easy to make friends, stay active and have fun.
  • Arts: Expand your creative side through our multiple music ensembles, theatre productions, writing programs and noted art museum — as well as numerous formal and informal arts events.
  • Leadership and service: Civic engagement is so important to us that it's reflected in our university motto. Our students lead and serve on campus, locally and globally.
  • Student organizations: We offer more than 100 organizations — from academic to Greek to service to social — and students often form new ones.
Living at Willamette

Living at Willamette »

  • On-campus living: With our wide variety of places to eat, sleep, study, socialize and relax, Willamette will soon feel like your home away from home.
  • Salem & the Northwest: Located in Oregon's capitol, we benefit from everything the Pacific Northwest has to offer — beautiful landscapes, outdoor activities, a commitment to sustainability.
  • Clubs and leadership: We provide numerous opportunities for you to explore your passions, and our students, faculty, staff and alumni form an enthusiastic network of supporters.
  • Intramurals: About 65% of our students compete in intramural sports. They are proud of their informal athletic accomplishments — and they have fun, too.