Willamette University

Willamette University

Willamette is a private liberal arts university in Salem, Oregon. Founded in 1842, Willamette has become a national leader in sustainability and civic engagement. The historic campus is located across from the Oregon State Capitol and co-located with Tokyo International University of America. Through small classes, close student-faculty relationships, a commitment to collaborative research and a variety of programs to meet individual student objectives, Willamette provides an environment where teaching and learning flourish.

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For 175 years - longer than Oregon, Washington and California have been states - Willamette has provided rigorous and personalized education to students who have gone on to shape the political, economic, social and artistic character of the Northwest and the world.  We've got stellar professors who challenge students to develop new approaches to age-old problems through personalized learning and research projects.  Wide-ranging social experiences keep our campus buzzing, and our students are deeply committed to our motto, Non nobis solum nati sumus - Not unto ourselves alone are we born.  All  of these characteristics earned us recognition as one of 40 "Colleges That Change Lives."  As you explore our site, you'll quickly find that we're a place like no other.  Come visit us to experience Willamette for yourself.  

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