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University Type

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


Stephen E. Thorsett

Enrollment, Oct. 2019*

  • Undergraduate: 1,585
  • Joint Degree, JD/MBA, BA/JD, BA/MBA: 59
  • College of Law: 326
  • Atkinson Graduate School of Management: 156
  • Total: 2,126

Degree Programs

Degrees Awarded, 2018–19*

  • Undergraduate: 441
  • MBA: 110
  • JD, LLM, MLS: 92
  • Total: 643

Tuition and Fees

Budget and Endowment, 2018–19

  • Operating budget: $81.2 million
  • Endowment: $254.8 million
  • Sponsored research: $750,000

Employees, October 2018

  • Faculty: 278
  • Staff: 464
  • Total: 742


  • 28,429 located in the U.S. and 72 other countries
  • 65% live in Oregon, Washington or California


Global Partnerships

  • Co-located with Tokyo International University of America, the American campus of Willamette’s Japanese sister university
  • More than 40 percent of Willamette’s undergraduates earn credit abroad through opportunities in more than 40 countries
  • Approximately 10 percent of Willamette’s undergraduate and graduate students are international students



  • 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)


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