Value: Going Beyond the Sticker Price

The statistics used in this graphic were obtained from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), national surveys on student debt and completion rates and studies conducted by large research institutions — such as the Annapolis Group and Hart Research Associates.

Its intent is to share information on Willamette University’s return on investment, compared to other universities across the region. The most updated data were used, which was collected from 2010 through 2013.


Willamette’s Estimated Costs:


Average College Debt:


Mid-Year Salary Expectation:


Graduation Rates:


Financial Aid:


Class Sizes/Access to Professors:


Teaching and Mentoring:


Dual Degree Programs:


Student and Employer Surveys:

Willamette University ROI

The related infographic: “Value: Going Beyond the Sticker Price.”