How much does Willamette University cost?

Willamette University Cost of Attendance
In-state $48,158
Out-of-state $48,158
On-Campus Room and Board $11,880
Off-Campus Room and Board $11,200
Average Annual Cost $33,089
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $21,161
$30,000-$48,000 $20,946
$48,000-$75,000 $23,759
$75,000-$110,000 $29,836
Over $110,000 $35,695

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% $26,625
Federal Grants 26% $6,096
Pell grants 26% $4,316
Other federal grants 15% $3,206
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 9% $2,250
Institutional grants or scholarships 97% $26,180
Student loan aid 55% $7,546
Federal student loans 55% $7,255
Other student loans 6% $20,475

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Visit a college campus 279 Up to $6,000
Do an extracurricular activity 277 Up to $2,000
Take a challenging class 300 Up to $3,000
Attend a summer program 141 Up to $6,000
Take a foreign language class 163 Up to $5,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 207 Up to $750

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Willamette University Admissions

What is Willamette University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 89%
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

140

Forbes Ranking

66%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

73%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 2181
Living on campus
Transfer Students 14%
Under Age 25 31%
Gender Balance
Women
56%
Men
44%

Student Diversity

68%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
54.42%
Unknown
23.06%
Hispanic or Latino
11.88%
Asian
7.61%
Black or African American
2.34%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.46%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.23%

Willamette University Graduation Success

86%

First Year Student Retention

66%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$49,100

Average Salary After Graduation

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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