Student Profile

Students in the MBA for Professionals program represent a wide range of professional experiences and work for businesses, non-profit organizations and government agencies from throughout the Portland-metro area and Mid-Willamette Valley. Most students choose to pursue their Willamette MBA while working full time and many balance professional affiliations, community service, civic responsibilities and families while in the program.

  • Number of students currently enrolled (Portland and Salem cohorts): 107
  • Average Age: 33
  • Average Work Experience: 5 years
  • Percentage Men: 60%
  • Percentage Women: 40%
  • Graduates since inaugural cohort: 300+
  • Number of organizations represented by students: 221

Sectors Represented:

  • Private Sector: 77%
  • Not-for-Profit Sector: 12%
  • Public Sector: 11%


View a list of employers of recent MBA for Professionals students