Student Housing Resources

Student Housing Resources

Housing - MarylhurstPortland is often listed in national rankings as one of the most livable cities in the United States. Affordable housing is available.

Be sure to give yourself time to access resources that will aid in your search. Although we try to provide as much information as we can, you will do most of the work of securing your own housing.

Disclaimer: Marylhurst University does not recommend or endorse listed websites, companies or organizations. Please note that Marylhurst University has not inspected off-campus housing accommodations or verified off-campus housing information and does not assume any liability in connection with these listings. The information is provided solely for the convenience of students interested in finding housing near campus and does not include all off-campus housing options.

Short-term Housing

If you are coming to campus for a weekend or short-term class, there are hotels/motels located nearby.

Lodging for Out-of-Town Guests


There are many apartment complexes in the Portland and surrounding areas. The style, age and cost of the apartment can vary depending on the location you select. Here are some resources to help you search for an apartment that will best fit your needs.

Apartments Near Campus

The Bluffs Apartments
50 Kerr Parkway
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
Phone: 503.636.8572 Fax: 503.635.8976

Canberra Heights
15000 Davis Lane
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
Phone: 503.635.8585

Hidden Village Apartments
4001 Robin Place
West Linn, OR 97068
Phone: 503.636.3640

Lake Oswego Apartments
258 Evergreen Road
Lake Oswego, OR 97034
Phone: 503.636.9986

North Shore Apartments
50 Northshore Road
Lake Oswego, OR 97034
Phone: 503.675.9598

One Jefferson Parkway
1 Jefferson Parkway
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
Phone: 503.636.5594

Oswego Pointe Apartments
5033 Foothills Road
Lake Oswego, OR 97034
Phone: 503.635.9100 Fax: 503.636.2740

Tanglewood I & II
100 Kerr Parkway
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
Phone: 503.636.0935 Fax: 503.697.7101

Local Property Management Companies

Newspaper Classifieds

Apartment Search Sites | Search for pet-friendly apartments

Roommates / Sublets

Shared housing can help you save money, but finding a roommate may seem like a challenging task. Here are a few resources to help you get started.

Marylhurst Roommates
Marylhurst students looking for roommates can post information on My Marylhurst. This site is only accessible by members of the Marylhurst community; outside postings are not included. You can search through current postings or add your own post requesting a roommate.

Campus Bulletin Boards
That’s right, we have old-fashioned bulletin boards! Neighbors who have great places nearby to rent/share post their flyers here. You’ll find these community bulletin boards on the first and second floor of BP John Admin.

Roommate Finding Services
These sites help people find shared housing opportunities nationwide, including the Portland area.

Off-Campus Student Housing

College Housing Northwest is a nonprofit headquartered in Portland providing housing to students and their families. Any student who is attending a college or university of higher education is eligible to live in one of the organization’s seven unique properties.

College Housing Northwest – Portland
1604 SW Clay
Portland, OR 97201
Telephone: 503.222.7105
Fax: 503.241.6494

International Student Housing

Host Family Living
In addition to other housing options, international students may stay with an American host family. This service is coordinated through Pacific International Academy.

International Student Hostel
The International Student House is a hostel designed for international students in Portland. In 2003, they saw a need to provide longer term lodging for the many international students coming to Portland, adding this service to their traditional hostel for travelers.

Tips for Finding Housing

Finding the right place to rent takes some time, energy and patience. It also helps if you are familiar with the city, neighborhoods and your rights as a renter. Learn more here:

About the Region
Portland Neighborhoods
Public Transportation ~ We’re on bus line #35
Oregon Tenant Rights
Finding the Right Apartment

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