About Marylhurst University
Marylhurst University announced in May 2018 that the university would close by the end of the year; the last classes were offered summer term 2018. This website is no longer actively maintained; the information presented here is for archival purposes.
Stats and facts about our university including the number of students, faculty, our diversity and degrees offered.
Regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) since 1977.
Marylhurst University was founded in 1893 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. We were the first liberal arts college for women established in the Northwest.
As a Catholic university that embraces people of all faiths and backgrounds, Marylhurst is committed to faith-inspired values, educating leaders of competence, conscience and compassion who will work to create a more just, humane and sustainable world.