Willamette UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Salem, Oregon Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

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$52,290

Avg tuition

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About Willamette University

Willamette University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Salem, Oregon. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,179, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 78%. The university offers 47 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 69%, and a student-faculty ratio of 11:1. Tuition and fees for students are $52,290.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

78% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 78%

Retention Rate 84%

Graduation Rate 69%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Ways to Learn

On-campus

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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56%

Female Student Population

11:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

2k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

59%

Hispanic

13%

Unknown

7%

Two or more races

6%

Non-U.S. Citizen

6%

Asian

5%

Black

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

26% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

On average, students at this school receive more financial aid than students at other schools.

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Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

26%

State Grant Aid

9%

Institution Grant Aid

100%

Pell Grant

26%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $6,854
State Grant Aid $3,200
Institution Grant Aid $26,179
Pell Grant Aid $4,480
Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.