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Not unto ourselves alone are we born

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David Craig in South Africa
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Study abroad in Egypt
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About half of our undergrads study or research abroad.

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TIUA
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More than 100 TIUA students come to Willamette annually.

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Global Programs

When you hear the booming taiko drums underscoring the festivities at campus events, or you breeze past students chatting in Japanese by the Mill Stream, you might start to question whether you’ve been transported from Salem to Japan.

These are just some of the outcroppings of Willamette’s unique 50-year connection with Tokyo International University, a partnership that brings more than 100 Asian students a year to campus and opens rare doors for Willamette students to study and research in Japan.

We provide unparalleled opportunities for cultural and language exchanges — and you don’t always have to travel far to get them (just ask the Atkinson Graduate School of Management about its unusually large international student population).

But jet-setting is also integral to what we do. About half of our undergrads study or conduct research abroad. Our faculty and students find meaningful ways to extend their education worldwide — whether it’s archaeology majors excavating at an ancient site in Scotland, or law students honing their Spanish while studying foreign legal systems in Ecuador.

Tokyo International University of America

Our unique partnership with TIU brings Asian students to campus annually.

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Study Abroad

About half of our undergraduates study or conduct research in more than 40 countries around the world.

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Multicultural Affairs

This office supports numerous events and programs celebrating cultures abroad and here at home.

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Fiske guide features Willamette as a top college

Popular guide features Willamette among 300 of the “best and most interesting” colleges.

logo: featured in 2020 Fiske Guide to Colleges
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Athletes bridge cultural divides and curb violence

Olivia Scott ’20 reflects upon interning with a program founded by a reformed gang member in South Africa.

Olivia Scott at the South African coast
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Willamette rolls out newly designed MBA for Professionals

To maximize value for students and employers, Willamette MBA is excited to introduce newly designed curriculum for MBA for Professionals this fall.

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