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Marylhurst University in Portland, Oregon.

Welcome to Marylhurst University

An academic and cultural hub inspiring change in the NW and beyond since 1893

Marylhurst is a premier, not-for-profit, professionally focused liberal arts and business university located in Portland, Oregon. Our community of scholars, professionals and artists offers bachelor’s degree completion programs, exceptional master’s degrees, courses, continuing education and impressive arts, music and cultural events. Discover what this small, private NW university called Marylhurst can do for you.

Marylhurst University

MARYLHURST GRADUATES
are earning moreassuming positions of leadership, and tell us that they are more fulfilled through their work. (Based on annual alumni surveys)

“The Marylhurst education I received was not what I expected, but exactly what I needed. It has helped me grow as a person, a scholar and a person seeking to do pastoral work in the world.” ~ Dorothy Deasy, M.A. in Applied Theology 

“Marylhurst University offers many different great options for earning your degree and the outcome for my goal was outstanding! I would highly recommend their programs for motivated professionals and students.” ~ Teri Jorgensen, B.S. in Business & Leadership

“Loved my Marylhurst experience. It was a dream come true. My instructors were informed, talented and supportive. I cherish the experience and knowledge gained at Marylhurst.” ~ Nancy Higgins, Bachelor of Fine Arts

Why Choose Marylhurst University

Regionally Accredited
Professional Programs
Cultural Hub
Student & Career Services

How to Apply

Scholarships Make a Difference

Professionally Focused Art Programs: Info Webinar

New Hospitality Management Program – Online: Info Webinar

A beautiful, historic campus

Marylhurst University is located just 10 miles south of downtown Portland and just minutes from the beautiful Willamette River. More than 60 tranquil acres make up our campus with historic buildings built in the 1930s. Come take a tour. Parking is free.

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Marylhurst always has a lot going on like faculty presenting on interesting topics, students doing great things in our community or our music ensembles winning awards. Check out our news and features about Marylhurst University’s students, faculty and extended community.  Visit our full News and Features section.

Roe Polczynski, Class of 2009. Marylhurst University

Marylhurst M.B.A. alum Roe Polczynski ’09 co-authored Changing Your Equation, a book designed to help individuals reimagine and achieve their life goals. [Read more…]

Marylhurst is a community hub of cultural, literary, art and music events, like our free Summer on the Green concerts and our annual Reading Series and Speaker Series. View all upcoming events at Marylhurst, and add our next concert, art exhibition, reading or talk to your calendar.

  OCT. 3 | First Tuesdays: Open Studio | 5:30 to 8 p.m.
In a nonjudgmental space, you can explore making art to release stress and find new meaning in your life.

  OCT. 12 | Business After Hours | 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. 
Join us for light refreshments & networking with business professionals from the local area. All are welcome.

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