Applied Liberal Arts and Business
From rigorous, relevant bachelor’s degrees to in-depth, exceptional master’s degree programs, Marylhurst stands apart in one key way: we’re a premier applied liberal arts and business university.
We combine liberal arts content together with career-focused, professional skills into every course. So whether you choose to be a professional artist, a writer, a business manager, entrepreneur, science teacher or psychologist, you will have the content knowledge and the people skills to thrive in a global and interconnected world.
Why applied liberal arts matter?
Studying and developing your liberal arts knowledge means you are growing skills in problem-solving, critical thinking, communication and ethical, cultural competency. At Marylhurst, we don’t just want you to be an exceptional graduate, we want you to be an exceptional, employed graduate.
Small, discussion-style classes
Marylhurst’s student population is just around 1,000 students and our current average class size is 10 students. In other words, we’re a small institution that offers a caring, supportive learning environment to each and every student. Our renowned faculty give you personalized attention and develop courses that encourage collaboration, networking and engaging discussions.