RELEASE: Marylhurst University Named Military Friendly School

Military Friendly School 2017, Marylhurst UniversityMarylhurst is recognized for its commitment to student veterans for the eighth consecutive year

Military Friendly® Schools 2017 recognized Marylhurst University among the top of our nation’s schools for demonstrated commitment to military service members and veterans. The Military Friendly® Schools designation and list by Victory Media provides service members data-driven ratings about post-military education and career opportunities.

Marylhurst University has been recognized as a Military Friendly® School for eight consecutive years. At present, 15 percent of Marylhurst students are active military or veterans. Some of the ways Marylhurst supports our student veterans:

  • Military Service Scholarship
  • Credit for qualifying military experience through Credit for Prior Learning program
  • Career and internship services (during school and after graduation)
  • Support services (student groups, student veteran study lounge, etc.)

The Military Friendly® Schools designation is awarded to the top colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace military students, and to dedicate resources to ensure their success in the classroom and after graduation.

About Military Friendly® Schools
The Military Friendly® Schools list is created each year based on extensive research using public data sources for more than 8,800 schools nationwide, input from student veterans, and responses to the proprietary, data-driven Military Friendly® Schools survey from participating institutions. The survey questions, methodology, criteria and weightings were developed by Victory Media with the assistance of an independent research firm and an advisory council of educators and employers. Data calculations and tabulations were independently evaluated for completeness and accuracy by EY. The survey is administered for free and is open to all post-secondary schools that wish to participate. Criteria for consideration can be found at:

About Victory Media
Founded in 2001, Victory Media is a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB) that connects the military community to civilian employment, educational and entrepreneurial opportunities through its G.I. Jobs®, Military Spouse, Vetrepreneur®, STEM Jobs SM and Military Friendly® brands. Learn more about Victory Media at

About Marylhurst University

Marylhurst University, a private, nonprofit applied liberal arts and business university 10 miles south of Portland, Oregon on Highway 43, is regionally accredited and nationally recognized for innovation and academic excellence in serving students who want to complete their bachelor’s degree or earn an advanced degree. Empowering students to impact the world since 1893, Marylhurst offers degree completion programs at the bachelor’s level, master’s degrees and professional certificate programs both on campus and online. We are the premier university that weaves together the liberal arts with professional studies and prepares graduates to be ethical leaders who think critically and creatively.

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2017-03-30T01:04:30+00:00 November 10th, 2016|About Marylhurst, Credit for Prior Learning, Releases|