For Release: August 18, 2006
U.S. News & World Report America's Best Colleges 2007 edition lists Marylhurst University as #2 in the 15-state western region for Highest Proportion of Classes Under 20 Students. Prescott College in Arizona was listed as #1. Marylhurst is the only university in Oregon to rank in this category. Ninety-seven percent of Marylhurst's classes have fewer than 20 students.
Marylhurst is in the Best Universities Master's division, which includes institutions that provide a full range of undergraduate and graduate programs. Within this category, 557 universities are ranked in four geographic regions. Schools are evaluated by their mission and up to 15 indicators of academic excellence.
Marylhurst University offers professional certificates and degrees for undergraduate and graduate studies. Marylhurst is located 10 minutes south of Portland on Highway 43.