Skip to main content

Forbes places Willamette among nation's top colleges

by Marketing & Communications,

Forbes Magazine named Willamette University among the top schools in the nation for its 2021 rankings. 

Willamette stood at No. 263 out of 600 four-year schools selected for the "America's Top Colleges" rankings, which were based on seven categories including graduate salaries, average student debt and academic success. Forbes chose the schools from a total of 2,700 degree-granting institutions.

Willamette also ranked second-highest among five Oregon universities on the list, which included Reed College, Linfield University, Lewis & Clark College and University of Portland.

About the College of Arts & Sciences

Our historic campus next to the State Capitol in Salem houses a renowned residential arts and sciences college, and our downtown Portland campus houses the flagship Pacific Northwest College of Art. Professional graduate programs in Portland and Salem include the Northwest's oldest law school, Oregon's top-ranked MBA program, MA and MFA programs in the arts, writing and critical studies, and our MS in data science program.

Related Stories

View All
Willamette University

Akilah Deernose BA’04 breaks down barriers as Executive Director of the Montana ACLU

02.14.2024 | Melanie Moyer

Through her leadership of the human rights organization, the politics major is pursuing her life’s mission: to care for others in the ways she was cared for at Willamette.

Willamette University

Collaborative research project examines how AI shapes education

02.01.2024 | Paul McKean

An interdisciplinary summer research project gave Shouvik Ahmed Antu BS’26 the chance to work with faculty to explore how ChatGPT can empower innovative research and learning.

Willamette University

Swim, Bike, Run: Willamette’s Women’s Triathlon team dominates the Pacific Northwest and beyond

02.01.2024 | Sophie Cipolla

In less than three years, the program has become a powerhouse in national competitions.

Willamette University

University Communications

Address
Waller Hall, Fourth Floor
Willamette University
900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.