Value of Willamette

We are one of 40 schools featured in the “Colleges That Change Lives” guidebook for good reason.

Our graduates credit their time at Willamette with providing them the expertise they needed for successful careers and lives as confident, self-directed and engaged global citizens.

Smaller classes, higher-quality teaching and mentoring, more opportunities to apply classroom learning in real-world settings — these are just some of the ways your investment in a Willamette education will provide you with a more enriching college experience. You’ll find myriad opportunities here to discover and follow our passions — whether you go on to a job, prestigious graduate program, national fellowship or public service.

Beyond the Sticker Price

Beyond the Sticker Price

Our students gain a more enriching college experience, and in less time.

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Career Services

Career Services

We work closely with you, starting your first year, to develop a plan for your future and a path for reaching it.

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National Scholars

National Scholars

Our students and graduates frequently earn national awards that provide opportunities for research and grad school.

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Willamette baseball impresses as runner-up in NCAA West Regional

Bearcats enjoy record-setting season and finish just short of advancing to national championship.

Matt Steindorf throws a pitch in the regional championship
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A first-time novelist earns critical acclaim

Gabriel Tallent ’10 takes literary world by storm with debut novel “My Absolute Darling.”

Gabriel Tallent ’10
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Spanish major travels half the world

Phoebe Keever ’07 broadens her perspective and helps others during service trips.

Phoebe Keever with temples in Myanmar