Fast Facts - Atkinson Graduate School of Management


Full-time - Early Career and Career Change MBA: For students focusing on MBA study and MBA experiences to prepare for career entry or career change
Evening - MBA for Professionals: For experienced managers combining professional employment and MBA study for career enhancement or advancement

Degree Titles

Full-Time:  Masters of Business Administration for Business, Government and Not-for-Profit Management (MBA)
Evening:  Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Mode of Delivery

Full-time: Face-to-Face
Evening:  Face-to-Face

Number of Credit Hours

Full-Time: 60 semester credits
Evening: 48 semester credits

Length of Degree

Full-Time: 21 months
Evening: 24 months

Dual Degrees

Full-Time:  BA/MBA (Bachelor of Arts/MBA) and JD/MBA (Jurisprudence Doctorate/MBA)

Number of students

Full-Time: 188
Evening: 114

Full-Time: 192
Evening: 94

Admission Criteria


Number of Teaching Faculty

Full-time: 29
Evening: 20

Directory of Current Faculty

Tuition and Costs


Financial Aid


Graduation Rate   

86% of the incoming class of 2013 graduated on-time in May of 2015
6% of the incoming class of 2013 graduated in summer of 2015
2% of the incoming class of 2013 are still enrolled

84% of the incoming Portland class of 2013 graduated on-time in August of 2015
80% of the incoming Salem class of 2013 graduated on-time in August of 2015

Full-Time Entering Class of 2009:
Graduated on-time, within the 21 month period of the program = 92%
Graduated within 150% of program length (31.5 months) = 95%
Graduated within 200% of program length (42 months) = 95%



Businessweek ranked Willamette MBA one of the "Best Business Schools in the U.S."

Poets & Quants ranked Willamette MBA as one of the Top U.S. MBA programs.

We're also named by Princeton Review as one of the best business schools in the nation.

Willamette University Motto

Non nobis solum nati sumus — Not unto ourselves alone are we born