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Location and Contact Information
Accreditation
Degrees Offered
Awards
Officers
Board of Trustees
Faculty
Student Body
Alumni
Campus Life and Culture
Library
Tuition and Financial Aid
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Location and Contact Information
Marylhurst University is 10 miles south of Portland, Oregon, on Highway 43, between Lake Oswego and West Linn.

17600 Pacific Highway (Hwy. 43)
P.O. Box 261
Marylhurst, OR 97036-0261
503.636.8141
800.634.9982


Accreditation
Marylhurst University is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. We also have received specialized accreditation and approvals from many organizations.

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Awards

The Council for Adult and Experiential Learning has cited Marylhurst as a national leader in serving adult students. We received CAEL's 2004 Institutional Service Award for "outstanding commitment to the expansion of lifelong learning opportunities and for innovative efforts to improve access and quality in academic programs for adult learners."


Officers

Melody Rose, Ph.D., President
Debi Meyers, Vice President for Finance and Campus Services
Joan Saalfeld, SNJM, Ph.D., Vice President for Mission Integration
Nicola Sysyn, Vice President for University Advancement
Beth Woodward, Vice President for Enrollment Management


Board of Trustees

The Marylhurst University Board of Trustees includes prominent members of the regional community and is chaired by Scott Bolton '02, Vice President of External Affairs for PacifiCorp. Trustees are Marylhurst alumni, corporate executives, educators and civic leaders. The board represents a variety of industries, including financial services, retail, health services, public utilities and university education. Each member brings a unique perspective and high caliber of leadership.

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Faculty

Marylhurst University has 43 full-time and 175 part-time faculty. All are professionals and/or scholars recognized in their fields. Each brings practical, tested experience to the classroom.


Student Body

Undergraduate students: 514
Graduate students: 468
Total: 982

Men 31%
Women 69%

96% are on a degree-seeking track
4% are enrolled for professional development and/or personal growth

Ethnic background

White 67%
Ethnic minority 17%
International/non-residents 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown/not reported 14%

Marylhurst's international students represent 10 countries. The countries most represented are Canada, Japan, South Korea and Mexico.

Figures from Marylhurst University Fact Book/IPEDS Winter Report, February 2016


Alumni

There are more than 9,000 Marylhurst University alumni, spanning the graduating classes of 1927 through today.


Degrees Offered

Bachelor's degrees
Art
Business and Leadership
Business Management * BS
Business Management * BAS
Communication
Cultural Studies
English Literature and Writing
Human Studies
Interdisciplinary Studies
Interior Design
Media and Film Studies
Music
Music Therapy
Psychology
Real Estate Studies *
Science
Social Sciences

Graduate degrees
Master of Arts in Applied Pastoral Theology
Master of Arts in Art Therapy Counseling
Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies
Master of Arts in Music Therapy (starting fall 2016)
Master of Arts in Teaching
Master of Business Administration *
Master of Business Administration in Health Care Management
Master of Business Administration in Real Estate *
Master of Business Administration in Sustainable Business *
Master of Divinity
Master of Education
Master of Science in Food Systems & Society *

Professional certificates
Art Therapy (graduate)
Business and Management
Conflict Resolution and Mediation
Counseling (graduate)
Gerontology (undergraduate or graduate)
Human Resources
Pastoral Care (graduate)
Theological Studies (graduate)

* These programs are offered online


Campus Life and Culture

The university hosts an array of musical, literary and other cultural events in St. Anne's Chapel, Wiegand Lecture & Recital Hall, Flavia Salon and Clark Commons. In 2014-15, 600+ external bookings were recorded with an estimated attendance of more than 35,000. The Lajos Balogh Performance Shell is a wonderful venue for outdoor theatrical and musical performances. The Art Gym, recipient of a $1.25 million grant from the Robert and Mercedes Eichholz Foundation, is a showcase for Pacific Northwest artists. More than a dozen student organizations operate on campus.


Library

Shoen Library is a center for learning and scholarship for Marylhurst students as well as the surrounding community. With a comprehensive collection of books, e-books, periodicals, e-journals, CDs, DVDs, streaming video and audio, electronic research databases, computer labs and quiet space for study and reflection, Shoen Library is a favorite destination for students. Open seven days a week, Shoen Library houses meeting rooms, an art gallery, the Writing Center, the Math Resource Center, ESL tutoring and the ITS Help Desk.


Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition 2016-17
(Effective summer term 2016)
Undergraduate: $463 per quarter credit
Graduate: $618 per quarter credit

More about tuition and fees 

Financial aid 2014-15
The average aid for a full-time undergraduate student for 2014-15 was $15,600 (with loans) and $9442 (without loans).

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