College of Arts & Sciences (Undergraduate) Tuition & Fees

A Willamette education provides tremendous value. We offer generous financial aid, and the opportunities students find here to lead, solve, build and create have earned Willamette the distinction of being one of 40 “Colleges That Change Lives.” Our students and alumni see why Princeton Review, U.S. News & World Report and others name us not just a top college, but a top value in higher education.

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2020-21)

Total Estimated Costs $35,888 $36,204 $72,092
Description Fall Semester Spring Semester Total Annual
Tuition $26,650 $26,650 $53,300
Fees1 487 367 854
Health Insurance2 1,461 1,897 3,358
Room and Board3 6,740 6,740 13,480
Books and Supplies (estimated) 550 550 1,100

Full time tuition includes 3.0-4.5 credits.  Additional credits may result in additional charges. Fewer than 3.0 credits could impact eligibility for financial aid.

Additional Information

  1. Fees break down as follows:
    • Student association mandatory fees of $112 per semester
    • Wellness Center mandatory fees of $155 per semester
    • Residential Hall Activity Fee of $75 per semester
    • Community Action Fund for Equity and Sustainability (CAFES) fee of $25 per semester. This fee is optional and may be declined by the student in Student Self Service (in the WU Portal).
    • The Orientation Fee of $120, a one-time-only fee charged to new students in their first semester at Willamette.
  2. Students are required to have health insurance. If you have comparable coverage to the Willamette Student Health Insurance, you may waive this premium. The health insurance rates for international students may differ from the rates for domestic students listed above. Learn more here.
  3. The Room and Board rate is based upon standard multiple occupancy in a residence hall and the Bearcat Meal Plan. Actual rates may differ depending upon room type and meal plan selected.


Numerous scholarships are available, including merit scholarships up to $27,000 per year.

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