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Willamette University Academics

Willamette University requires at least 124 semester hours to complete a bachelor's degree. Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal.

Willamette University does accept transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Willamette University does not offer classes during the summer.

Around 74% of students who started college at Willamette University finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

Willamette University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Which Courses Do I Have To Take at Willamette University?

Willamette University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students need to fulfull a language requirement as well as a math and science requirement. Students do not have to take a computer class.

Majors at Willamette University

When choosing a major, Willamette University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Willamette University below.

Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.

If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major. Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major.

Does Willamette University Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

Willamette University offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Willamette University Offer Online Classes?

Willamette University does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.

Does Willamette University Give Credit for AP Classes?

Willamette University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Willamette University Have An Honors Program?

Willamette University does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College..

Does Willamette University Require Internships?

Willamette University does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

ROTC

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Willamette University has an Army ROTC program, an Air Force ROTC program and a Navy ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Willamette University include: - an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus - a Navy ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus - an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

Dual Degree Programs at Willamette University

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Willamette University offers these dual degree programs: - 3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with University of Southern California, Washington University in St. Louis and Columbia University - 3-2 dual degree program in forestry with Duke University - 3-2 dual degree program in business administration - Data Science

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Willamette University Majors & Subject Areas

Environmental Science
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Asian Studies/Civilization
Latin American Studies
Chinese Studies
Japanese Studies
Ethnic Studies
Women's Studies
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Computer Science
Comparative Literature
Russian Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
French Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Law
International Law and Legal Studies
English Language and Literature, General
Rhetoric and Composition
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Neuroscience
Mathematics, General
International/Global Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies
Chemistry, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Anthropology
Archeology
Economics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Sociology
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Music, General
Music Theory and Composition
Keyboard Instruments
Voice and Opera
Stringed Instruments
Music Pedagogy
Brass Instruments
Business Administration and Management, General
History, General
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,865

Campus Setting

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Acceptance Rate

78%

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$44,354

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$44,354

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