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Willamette University

Willamette University

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Location
Founding Date
1842

Willamette University is a small private liberal arts school founded as the first university in the Western United States. Students can choose from over 50 areas of study, ranging from sustainability to forestry or archaeology. It offers a range of undergraduate majors including art history, exercise science, forestry, medieval and renaissance studies, Russian, and Chinese studies.

  • Willamette has a global partnership with the Tokyo International University of America. 
  • It provides a variety of scholarships and grants, and all undergraduate applicants are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships of up to $25,000 per year. 
  • Students are also very active in the local community, contributing about 75,000 volunteer hours every year.