Founded

1842


University Type

Private university with an undergraduate liberal arts college and two professional graduate schools in law and management


President

Stephen E. Thorsett


Enrollment, Oct. 2019*

  • Undergraduate: 1,624
  • Joint Degree, JD/MBA, BA/JD, BA/MBA: 60
  • College of Law: 331
  • Atkinson Graduate School of Management: 164
  • Total: 2,179

Degree Programs


Degrees Awarded, 2019–20*

  • Undergraduate: 382
  • MBA, MBAP: 109
  • JD, LLM, MLS: 114
  • Total: 605

Tuition and Fees


Budget and Endowment, 2019–20

  • Operating budget: $80.2 million
  • Endowment: $246.2 million
  • Sponsored research: $680,000
  • CARES Act grants: $1,585,000

Employees, June 2020

  • Faculty: 247
  • Staff: 438
  • Total: 685

Alumni

  • 29,191 located in the U.S. and 84 other countries
  • 69% live in Oregon, Washington or California

Campus


Global Partnerships

  • Co-located with Tokyo International University of America, the American campus of Willamette’s Japanese sister university
  • In a typical school year, more than 40 percent of Willamette’s undergraduates earn credit abroad through opportunities in more than 40 countries
  • Approximately 7% of Willamette’s undergraduate and graduate students were international students (2019–20)

Athletics


Accreditations

  • Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
  • University Senate of The United Methodist Church
  • National Association of Schools of Music
  • American Bar Association
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International
  • National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA)

Recognition

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*More Information

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