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  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    506
  • Enrollment
    77
Contact Information
905 NW 12th Avenue
Suite 110
Portland, Oregon 97209, United States
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Willamette’s MBA programs prepare students for career transitions and advancement in business, government and not-for-profit organizations. Students can choose the full-time Early Career/Career Change MBA (no work experience required) or the evening MBA for Professionals program. Both feature “learning by doing,” an innovative integrated curriculum, excellent teaching, a full program of career services, leadership opportunities and network development. As a leader in experiential education, Willamette helps students build the knowledge and experience employers value. Merit-based scholarships are available.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    86%
  • Selectivity
    97%

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About Willamette University

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 92
  • Median 84
  • Middle 80% 36 to 138
Admissions Selectivity
97% Atkinson Graduate School of Management 72% Average Across All Schools

506 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
63% 506
63% 506
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 36
97% 97
86% 86.0
Female
32% 32
International
0% 0
Wait-listed
100% 0
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • Application Essay Very Important
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Recommendations Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
Pre-MBA Careers
General Management
30% 30
Finance / Accounting
23% 23
Other
19% 19
Operations
8% 8
Management
8% 8
Marketing / Sales
8% 8
Human Resources
4% 4
Consulting
0% 0
Non-Profit
23% 23
Financial Services
23% 23
Other
14% 14
Government
8% 8
Manufacturing
8% 8
Technology
8% 8
Consumer Products
8% 8
Petroleum / Energy
8% 8
Pharma / Health Care
0% 0
Real Estate
0% 0
Media / Entertainment
0% 0
Consulting
0% 0
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
0% 0
0% 0
710 to 739
0% 0
0% 0
680 to 709
6% 6
6% 6
650 to 679
6% 6
6% 6
620 to 649
6% 6
6% 6
590 to 619
6% 6
6% 6
560 to 589
0% 0
0% 0
530 to 559
13% 13
13% 13
500 to 529
13% 13
13% 13
Under 500
50% 50
50% 50
English Language Requirements
570 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test
  • Other

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $1,387
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $1,387
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
82% of Students Receive Aid
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • All Teachers
  • Tenured
Total Number of Teachers
7% 22
2% 7
Students in Core Classes
15 Atkinson Graduate School of Management 33 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Team project
25% 25
Experiential learning
25% 25
Lectures
20% 20
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Concentrations and Specializations
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Students must complete a company-specific project and present results to relevant parties
Program Logistics
  • Credits required for graduation 48
  • Average # of months to complete program 24
  • Six-Year completion rate 89%
  • Max time allowed to complete 72
  • Separate Full-Time MBA Yes
  • Distance learning No
Time Classes Offered
  • Evenings
Semester Classes Offered
  • Fall, Spring, Summer
Technology Improvements
  • Purchased new computers and software and a Dell Power Edge faculty research computer; built and support a student investment finance lab and trading room for student use; upgrade and maintain rapid prototyping lab; purchase of student printers and upgrade of all AV systems in classrooms, built a collaborative class room.

Students: Who are my classmates?

Yes Part-time students have a campus area
Ethnicity of Students
White
81% 81
Hispanic
11% 11
African American
4% 4
Activities
Professional Clubs
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing
  • Other
Networking Clubs
  • International Club
  • Women in MBA

Alumni: How strong is my network?

2,503 Living MBA Alumni 1 Countries where alumni clubs exist
1 Active alumni clubs
12% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.