Skip to main content

Fiske Guide names Willamette as one of the best colleges for 2023

by Marketing and Communications,

Willamette University is a ”place where you can grow as a student, leader and person as you pursue your passions,” according to the 2023 Fiske Guide to College

Fiske Guide logoThe selective guide of over 300 colleges and universities has again included Willamette as one of the “best and most interesting” colleges in the U.S., Canada and the UK. 

Praised for its rigorous academics, collaborative environment and strong undergraduate research opportunities, Willamette offers students a wealth of on and off-campus learning experiences, including an extensive study abroad program

“Willamette students are positive, motivated, smart individuals,” said one student. “They want to give back, but also achieve highly.” 

Small classes and dedicated faculty contribute to a more personal atmosphere than larger universities. 

"Professors are committed to their students as their first priority," one chemistry major said. 

But the university's vast number of clubs, annual Black Tie Affair formal dance and tradition of throwing friends into the Mill Stream on their birthday makes Willamette "unabashedly itself." 

"Community members from all backgrounds feel very comfortable being themselves and embracing who they are," said one student. 

Related Stories

View All
Willamette University

Fortune names Willamette on ‘Best Master’s in Data Science Programs in 2024’ list

02.15.2024 | University Communications

Once again, Willamette University’s Masters in Data Science program was the only program in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest to make the cut.

Willamette University

R. Stranger MFA’24 combines creative writing and visual arts in their multimedia approach to art

02.15.2024 | Linda Lenhoff

R. Stranger’s multi-disciplinary, hyper-collaborative work showcases various mediums and has flourished in PNCA’s low-residency creative writing program.

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

University Communications

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