Student Profile 2016

Willamette is nationally recognized for educational programs that are exciting, intellectually challenging and relevant. Our graduates are prepared for a successful career of meaningful work in the private and public sectors or to pursue advanced study at some of the nation’s most prestigious graduate and professional schools.

Total enrollment 3,060
Graduate programs 685
Undergraduate
2,375
Men 45%
Women 55%
Students come from 44 states, 15 countries
Multicultural
34%
First-year to sophomore retention 89%
Graduation rate 78%
Applied 6,350
Enrolled 480
GPA (middle 50%) 3.7-4.2
SAT (middle 50%) [Critical Reading + Math + Writing] 1180-1390
ACT (middle 50%) 27-30
Valedictorians 33
Multicultural 36%
International Students

2%

Student clubs and organizations More than 100
Study abroad 50%
Annual undergrad volunteer hours 58,000
Full-time undergraduate faculty 93%
Full-time faculty with PhD/terminal degree 92%
Undergrad student-faculty ratio 10:1
Research with professors outside class 40%
Completing internships 55%
Undergraduate average class size 15
CLASS SIZE NUMBER OF CLASSES
< 20 323
20 - 29 156
30 - 39 39
> 40 5
Fulbright Fellows 14
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellows 6
Kemper Scholars 5
Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) Fellows 5
Gilman International Scholars 4
NCAA Postgraduate Scholars 3
Truman Scholars 2
  • Boeing
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • Federal Reserve Bank
  • Intel
  • MercyCorps
  • Microsoft
  • National Public Radio
  • Nike
  • Oakley
  • Columbia University
  • Harvard University
  • London School of Economics
  • Princeton University
  • Stanford University
  • University of California-Berkeley
  • Willamette University
  • Yale University

Student participation:

Intercollegiate athletics 25%
Intramural athletics 65%
Intramural and club sports 41

NCAA Division III Sports

  • Baseball (M)
  • Basketball (M, W)
  • Cross Country (M, W)
  • Football (M)
  • Golf (M, W)
  • Lacrosse (W) *Inaugural Season Fall 2018
  • Soccer (M, W)
  • Softball (W)
  • Swimming (M, W)
  • Tennis (M, W)
  • Track and Field (M, W)
  • Volleyball (W)