About Willamette University

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Willamette University cost?

Willamette University Cost of Attendance
In-state $47,217
Out-of-state $47,217
On-Campus Room and Board $11,600
Off-Campus Room and Board $11,200
Average Annual Cost $32,628
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
$30,000-$48,000
$48,000-$75,000
$75,000-$110,000
Over $110,000

Willamette University Financial Aid and Debt

80%

Students paying down their debt

$26,000

Typical Total Student Debt

$269

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 99% $25,143
Federal Grants 25% $5,056
Pell grants 25% $4,116
Other federal grants 10% $3,128
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 7% $2,083
Institutional grants or scholarships 99% $24,825
Student loan aid 56% $7,836
Federal student loans 56% $5,707
Other student loans 7% $19,429

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Play a sport 133 Up to $600
Do an extracurricular activity 246 Up to $1,120
Take a foreign language class 148 Up to $3,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 186 Up to $750
Attend a summer program 119 Up to $4,500

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Willamette University Admissions

What is Willamette University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 78%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 70% of applicants
SAT Reading 550-670
SAT Math 550-660
SAT Writing 550-650
ACT Submissions 54% of applicants
Composite Score 25-30

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Willamette University Campus Life

11:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

148

Forbes Ranking

70%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

78%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 2149
Living on campus
Transfer Students 10%
Under Age 25 34%
Gender Balance
Men
43%
Women
57%

Student Diversity

66%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
56.54%
Unknown
20.43%
Hispanic or Latino
11.82%
Asian
8.38%
Black or African American
2.14%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.56%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.14%

Willamette University Graduation Success

86%

First Year Student Retention

70%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$49,100

Average Salary After Graduation

About Willamette University

Address

900 State St
Salem, OR

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Baccalaureate Colleges
Setting Midsize City
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify