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Willamette University

900 State St, Salem, OR 97301
+1 503-370-6300
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Pretty Campus

We were here about an hour just to take a look around the campus. It was 105 degrees on a late... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Leilehua
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Oahu, Hawaii
Superb College

Willamette University is more than just an institute of learning. This is a very worthwhile stop... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
drrkbrnng
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Oregon
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The oldest Liberal Arts college west of the Rockies.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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900 State St, Salem, OR 97301
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+1 503-370-6300
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Reviewed yesterday

We were here about an hour just to take a look around the campus. It was 105 degrees on a late summer afternoon, so most offices were closed and few people were around. What we saw was that the campus was small, intimate and beautiful....More

Thank Leilehua
Reviewed 3 days ago

Willamette University is more than just an institute of learning. This is a very worthwhile stop for anyone in Salem. The campus is very pretty, with a shallow creek running through it, many green spaces for such a small college, and good architecture. Stop by...More

Thank drrkbrnng
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Visited the campus multiple times. This is the most beautiful campus I've ever seen. The college hosts a number of events that are open to the public. Highly recommend a visit...

Thank imaginelove
Reviewed 31 March 2017

walked through campus on a Saturday - small but pretty campus. location is a block from the capital. Not many students could be seen, must have been spring break.

Thank Pam A
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Has the feel of a much older university. Well thought out grid, not like a rabbits warren. Parking and tree lined strolls between buildings. Friendly students, workmen and administrators, every one seems to love it here. Going back for the museum and attractions around campus...More

Thank tiredandtravelled
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Attended an alumni function welcoming the class of 2020! It was a very meaningful ceremony and afterwards the class of 1970 lighted the candles of the class of 2020. The candles were then placed in the mill race - everyone watched as they floated down...More

Thank jsterup
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Outstanding visit! Loved the fresh food, friendly people, and variety of experiences. Gorgeous campus. Salem has a lot to offer in places to eat and outdoor activities. The music program far exceeded my expectations.

Thank Aleatha M
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Willamette is a historic University and important for that if nothing else, but it also a most pleasant place to visit. Located directly across from the grounds of the Oregon State Capitol, it extends the park-like setting of the Capitol grounds -- with beautiful historic...More

Thank markers
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Willamette University is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River. It's located on a large parcel of land in downtown Salem, across from the Capitol Building. Willamette offers a plethora of musical opportunities, with recitals, the Oregon Symphony, and the Salem Philharmonic playing on...More

Thank Janice H
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Willamette has a stream going through it and many ducks on campus, but it is still just another school. There is nothing interesting about it. Sorry for the blunt truth.

Thank Oyomi
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