Finish Strong

Welcome Home!

Life is busy and we get it. Many students need to take a break from school to raise a family, take a job, save money or manage life’s unexpected events. We also know you have worked hard towards your degree and Marylhurst is ready to help you finish what you started.

Complete your degree and enjoy the benefits of an advanced education. Marylhurst graduates are earning more, assuming positions of leadership and tell us they are more fulfilled through their work. Learn about the benefits available to you as a returning student and discover how Marylhurst alumni are prepared now more than ever to advance.

New Benefits for Returning Students

Marylhurst University Alumni Finding Success

Marylhurst alumni are hired and promoted into roles that require the kind of critical analysis skills gained only through a liberal arts education. View more rising Marylhurst alumni.

Katie Brooks ’16 talks about how her liberal arts degree led to a leadership position in health care, as senior executive director of three Enlivant Senior Living communities in Clark County. 

Travis Douville, Class of 2015, Marylhurst University

Travis Douville joins Vestas management.

After graduating in 2015 with an MBA in Sustainable Business, Travis Douville was hired by Vestas, a global company dedicated to wind energy solutions.

Adam Ross, Second Grade Teacher

Wanting to impact at-risk youth and interrupt their potential path toward prison, Adam Ross ’15 decided to become a teacher instead of a correctional officer.

Fast-Track Admissions

Re-Admission: Coming Back to Marylhurst

Were you previously admitted into Marylhurst but, for whatever reason, were not able to complete your program? Coming back to Marylhurst is a simple admissions process. First, welcome back! Second, simply start a new application and enter your name. Based on the information you enter, the application will recognize you, import your record and provide further instructions. If you have any questions about this process, please contact us: or 503.699.6268. 


Personal Advisor

We understand that earning your education is more than just attending classes. We’re here to help you on your journey toward graduation and beyond by providing access to a wealth of support services, like academic advising, guidance on your career goals, or requesting disability services. Receive the support of a personal advisor throughout your education at Marylhurst. Your advisor will connect you to resources and advocate for you as you complete this important milestone in your academic career. See all of the services available to you as a returning student.

Custom Degree Plan

Completing a degree is a major commitment and takes dedication. We’re here to help! Your personal advisor will work alongside you as you map your degree plan to balance coursework with your personal and professional responsibilities. Your advisor is your advocate and you will benefit from the reassurance that you are taking the right classes to graduate on-time. Learn more about the support you’ll receive to build a custom degree plan.

New Scholarships

Marylhurst awards a range of scholarships to degree-seeking students based on merit or financial need. Recently the university announced new scholarships for both undergraduate and graduate degrees, making a bachelor’s more accessible for returning students.

Do you have a 3.0 GPA or above? Are you a military veteran? Do you know about all program-specific scholarships? Don’t miss out on available education funding. Learn more about these and other scholarships available to you. 

Questions? We’re here to help!

Student at Marylhurst UniversityThe decision to return to school is a personal one and it’s unique to each individual. Let us know about your motivations for completing your degree. If you have taken courses elsewhere, let us know that too! We’ll help you transfer your credits to save time and money. Connect with our Office of Admissions at 503.699.6268 or by emailing

Ready to finish what you started? Welcome back!