Marylhurst University in Portland, Oregon

Welcome to Marylhurst University

A premier, not-for-profit, applied liberal arts and business university located in Portland, Oregon – Marylhurst 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.

Events at Marylhurst University

View upcoming music, art, literature and cultural events happening at or hosted by Marylhurst University, including Summer on the Green, annual Reading Series and art exhibitions at The Art Gym.

Current Students section of Marylhurst University

Marylhurst’s online resources for current students, like class registration, student accounts , advising and career services and My Marylhurst.

Alumni section of the Marylhurst University website

Upcoming events, networks and career services, how to stay connected with Marylhurst, and how to access your transcripts and school records.

Scholarship Dinner at Marylhurst University - April 26, 2017

Join us on April 26, 2017, for a Starry Night Supper Club featuring Tony Starlight and his musical entourage. It’s a benefit event to raise funds for scholarships for MU students.

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marylhurst university campus

View a map of our campus, including building locations, photos and videos.

Melody Rose - President - Marylhurst University“For more than 122 years, Marylhurst University has been dedicated to providing the northwest region academic excellence in a supportive, educational environment focused on student success. As Marylhurst’s president, I am honored to continue the legacy and heritage of this incredible place. If you are considering Marylhurst as your academic home, I want to personally welcome you to our beautiful campus and look forward to partnering with you to achieve your educational goals.” ~ Dr. Melody Rose, President

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.

Danielle Crowe, Class of 2014, Marylhurst University

Marylhurst alum Danielle Crowe ’14 and Lillieth Grand, member of the music therapy faculty at Marylhurst, accepted appointments to leadership roles at the Oregon Association for Music Therapy for 2017. [Read More… ]

Marylhurst is a community hub of cultural, literary, art and music events offered on our campus – like our Summer on the Green outdoor concerts or our annual Reading Series. View all upcoming events at Marylhurst, and add our next concert, art show, reading lecture or opera to your calendar.

  APR. 6 | Future of American Women in Politics | 6:30 p.m. 
Based on her 2010 book, Hillary Clinton’s Race for the White House, Marylhurst University President Melody Rose will explain the three interlocking dynamics that are blocking the progression of women into the nation’s highest office.

  APR. 9 | Opening Reception: Jack Ryan, The Lost Chord | 4 to 6 p.m.
You are invited to join us for the opening reception of The Lost Chord, a solo exhibition by Jack Ryan at The Art Gym at Marylhurst University.

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