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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Students, alumni enjoy music, art and more at ZenaFest

The annual event at Willamette’s rural facility merged creative arts and abundant natural resources.

Hunter Noack plays a grand piano in the middle of a field at Willamette's Zena campus
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Campus update on advancement

VP Shelby Radcliffe provides an overview of FY18 progress.

Vice President Shelby Radcliffe
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Bearcats reconnect with alma mater

Alumni Reunion Weekend celebrates the Willamette community, people and place.

alumni award winners