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.
Marylhurst is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), and that means our institution is reviewed on a regular basis for quality and excellence. Plus, many of our programs hold professional accreditations, like our MBA which is IACBE accredited or our CIDA accredited Interior Design program.LEARN MORE
We are a leader in combining career-focused course content with highly sought-after applied liberal arts skills – like problem-solving, communication and ethics. This combination is woven into every single course by our faculty at Marylhurst. We don’t just want you to be an exceptional graduate. We want you to be an exceptional, employed graduate.LEARN MORE
Whether you study online or on our beautiful campus, we offer you small classes with individual focus from our renowned faculty. Plus, exceptional student services, like academic advising, career services, veteran services, organizations, benefits and a close-knit network of students and alums. And we believe in supporting you even after you graduate.LEARN MORE
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“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.
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.