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.

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marylhurst university campus

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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.

Melody Rose, President, Marylhurst University

Marylhurst President Melody Rose was one of three thought leaders featured in the Portland Business Journal discussing challenges facing higher education in 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.

  FEB. 17 | Lily Afshar in Concert | 8 p.m. 
Born in Iran to a musical family, Lily Afshar has drawn from Persian and Azerbaijani folk music traditions to create arrangements of works for the classical guitar. She will also lead a master class on Feb. 18.

  FEB. 18 | A Night at the Opera | 5 p.m.
A fun, festive evening! Enjoy our internationally award-winning Marylhurst Chamber Choir performing arias, duets and choruses. Your support helps to send the choir to Riga, Latvia to compete in the Grand Prix of Nations choral competition in July 2017.

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