Student Loans for Willamette Students

About Willamette University

Willamette StudentWillamette University is a top-notch liberal arts institution located in Salem, Oregon. Established in 1842 as the first university in the Western United States, it boats an undergraduate college as well as three graduate schools. At Willamette, a great student-teacher ratio combined with rigorous and comprehensive courses makes for an outstanding learning environment.

Willamette Aid Packages

Student-LoanWilliamette offers merit-based scholarships to undergraduate students who boast excellent academic records or exceptional talent, as students are automatically considered for merit scholarships when they apply for admission. Some of these scholarships include Willamette Scholarships for Oregon Latinos, Black United Partnership scholarships, National Merit scholarships and National Hispanic scholarships. Students who do not qualify for merit-based assistance can look for aid from need-based sources, such as university grants, federal Pell Grants, Jason Lee scholarships, FSEOG and Oregon Opportunity grants. Government loans like federal Perkins loans, federal Direct loans and Direct Parent PLUS loans are cheap funding options for students.

Private Loans and Willamette

Like all major institutions, Willamette University accepts private student loans as means of funding educational expenses. There are plenty of private lenders out there and picking one that is right for you can be a little confusing, as well as difficult. However, the comparison tool on our website has simplified matters and allows you to compare various lenders side-by-side so that you can make an informed decision. The tool is free, accessible and easy to use!

Pay for Willamette University*

Total Avg. Cost $48,301
Tuition $37,361
Room & Board $8,900
Financial Aid Information
Students Receiving Fin Aid 97%
Typical Grant Amounts
State/Local $1,920
Federal $5,199
%Receiving Loans 56%
Avg. Other Stud. Loans $6,365
%Receiving Other Loans 4%

Get into Willamette University

Admission Rate 43%
Total Enrollment 3,138
Men 46%
Women 54%
Graduation Rate 78%
Application Fee $50

Contact Willamette University

900 State St
Salem, OR 97301(503) 370-6300
Financial Aid Office URL
Admissions Office URL

*Data source is the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) the data collection program for the National Center for Education Statistics


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