Incoming Students

Willamette University (WU): Willamette is a nationally renowned, highly selective private liberal arts university in Salem, Oregon. Founded in 1842, Willamette is the first university established in the western U.S. and has become a national leader in sustainability and civic engagement. WU’s beautiful, historic campus, located across the street from the Oregon Capitol, features a residential undergraduate College of Liberal Arts and three professional graduate schools: the College of Law, and the Atkinson Graduate School of Management. Through small classes, close student-faculty relationships, a commitment to collaborative research and a variety of programs to meet individual student objectives, WU provides an environment where teaching and learning flourish.

WU Academic Programs: Undergraduate/Graduate

This program is ONLY open to international students who are currently a registered student at one of our partner institutions and have been nominated by their home institution to participate in the IE3 Global reciprocal exchange program. All applications should be sent with the endorsement of your home institution. Any applications sent independently will not be considered. Exchange students will be admitted as non-degree students which permits students to enroll in undergraduate courses of their choice. At Willamette University, your class standing for the purposes of class registration will be based on your date of graduation from your home university.

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