Value of Willamette

We are one of 40 schools featured in the “Colleges That Change Lives” guidebook for good reason.

Our graduates credit their time at Willamette with providing them the expertise they needed for successful careers and lives as confident, self-directed and engaged global citizens.

Smaller classes, higher-quality teaching and mentoring, more opportunities to apply classroom learning in real-world settings — these are just some of the ways your investment in a Willamette education will provide you with a more enriching college experience. You’ll find myriad opportunities here to discover and follow our passions — whether you go on to a job, prestigious graduate program, national fellowship or public service.

Beyond the Sticker Price

Beyond the Sticker Price

Our students gain a more enriching college experience, and in less time.

Read More
Career Services

Career Services

We work closely with you, starting your first year, to develop a plan for your future and a path for reaching it.

Learn More
National Scholars

National Scholars

Our students and graduates frequently earn national awards that provide opportunities for research and grad school.

Learn More
News Story

I Love WU

Students know their lives will change when they come to Willamette. But sometimes the unexpected happens — they fall in love.

Alex Lavery ’14 and Kelly Rose (Oster) Lavery ’15
News Story

In conversation with Emilio Solano ’09

Willamette Academy’s executive director explains how the program helps teenagers — and society — reach their potential.

Emilio Solano ’09
News Story

Alumnus exposes devastating slaughter of elephants

John Poulsen ’94 publishes research that leads to crackdown on poachers.

John Poulsen ’94