Marylhurst University is a private, co-educational, liberal arts institution. It offers accredited academic and professional programs designed for students who must balance school with work and other responsibilities.
The University emphasizes peer learning, personal attention and sense of community. Small, seminar-style classes, prior learning assessments, distance learning options and flexible scheduling make a Marylhurst education accessible to those with active lives.
Located south of Portland, Oregon, Marylhurst’s beautiful and spacious campus offers free parking for its commuter students.
A Catholic university, Marylhurst was founded in 1893 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Today, Marylhurst provides quality and innovative educational experiences for individuals of many religious beliefs and backgrounds.
Marylhurst University is a private institution of higher learning open to men and women of any race or religion. It is dedicated to making innovative post-secondary education accessible to self-directed students of any age. Marylhurst offers coursework leading to bachelor's and master's degrees, and to other goals such as career transition, professional development and personal enrichment.
Animated by its Catholic and liberal arts heritage, Marylhurst emphasizes the uniqueness and dignity of each person, and is committed to the examination of values, as well as to quality academic and professional training. Marylhurst University seeks to aid students in advancing their goals for responsible participation in a rapidly changing world by pursuing, and encouraging its students to pursue, the ideals of competence, leadership and service.