Marylhurst University is a Catholic university founded in 1893 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. It occupies a beautiful and spacious campus in Portland, Oregon. Its academic programs are primarily founded in the liberal arts.

Accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, Marylhurst University also holds specialized accreditation and approval from various organizations. It offers programs leading to bachelor’s and graduate degrees as well as professional certificates including online programs in Bachelor in Business Management, Bachelor in Real Estate Studies, Master of Business Administration, MBA in Sustainable Business and Professional Certificate in Public Relations. These online programs make educational opportunities more accessible to working professionals and students.

The tuition cost for online courses is the same as that of on-campus courses. Undergraduate programs cost $ 394.00 per credit hour while graduate programs cost $ 516.00 per credit hour. No fees are added specifically to online courses. However, a one-time non-refundable application fee is required upon initiating the admissions process. US military personnel are given a 20% tuition discount.

Financial aid is provided through federal grants and loans as well as military tuition discounts. Online students are also given support through educational resources required in learning through the Shoen Library, although most online courses require a textbook. Before the start of every term, quarterly course schedules are made available together with course descriptions. Marylhurst University has been recognized since 1996 in the U.S. News and World Report’s ranking for America’s Best Colleges among western regional colleges and universities.