Marylhurst University

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world rank  4141

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University Overview

Established in 1893, Marylhurst University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Marylhurst (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Oregon. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, Marylhurst University (Marylhurst) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Marylhurst University (Marylhurst) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 125 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym Marylhurst
Founded 1893
Motto Cor Sapientis Quaerit Doctrinam
The wise of heart seek knowledge
Colours Gold and royal blue

University Location

Address 17600 Pacific Highway (Highway 43)
Marylhurst (population range: 10,000-49,999)
97036-0261 Oregon
United States
T +1 (503) 636 8141
F +1 (503) 635 6585

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office PO Box 261
Marylhurst 97036-0261
+1 (503) 699 6268
800 634 9982

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 400-499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Sisters fo the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary - www.snjm.or

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Marylhurst University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Foundation for Interior Design Education and Research (FIDER)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)


  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018