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Willamette University Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
B-
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Average Housing Costs
$11,600/ year
Poll
78%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.54 responses
Poll
66%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.74 responses

Food

Campus Food
B
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$5,800/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 92 responses
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  • Cat cavern
    25%
  • Kaneko Kitchen
    23%
  • The Bistro
    22%
  • Goudy
    17%
  • All of the food is pretty average
    4%
  • The food is pretty decent and fairly priced.
    4%
  • I love them all!
    2%
55%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.56 responses

Campus Quality

Campus
B
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
B-
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 55 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    25%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    60%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    9%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    5%

Safety

Safety
C+
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
87%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.55 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 43 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    51%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    40%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    7%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    2%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 44 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    14%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    59%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    14%
  • Not very visible.
    11%
  • We have campus police?
    2%

Sports & Activities

Men's Varsity Sports
Track and Field: X-Country, Tennis, Golf, Swimming, Track and Field: Outdoor, Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Football
Women's Varsity Sports
Golf, Tennis, Track and Field: X-Country, Basketball, Volleyball, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field: Outdoor, Rowing, Soccer
Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 75 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    1%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    17%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    71%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    11%
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 78 responses
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  • Midnight Breakfast
    17%
  • Mill Streamed
    10%
  • Matriculation
    10%
  • Wulapallooza
    9%
  • Naked Run
    9%
  • Athletic Events
    8%
  • Choir Concerts
    8%

Party Scene

Party Scene
C+
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 45 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    0%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    16%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    60%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    16%
  • Parties? What parties?
    9%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 25 responses
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  • Wulapalooza!!!!!
    80%
  • Nonexistent
    12%
  • Serenades (i.e. "the spring thing")
    8%
  • The spring thing
    0%
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