Background and History

Marylhurst University was founded in 1893 in Oregon by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Marylhurst is a liberal arts Catholic university offering both campus-based and online programs. Marylhurst University is dedicated to providing quality education through student-centered attention, small classes, prior learning assessments, and distance learning options. This university is also proudly involved with community activities. US News & World Report magazine listed Marylhurst University as one of “America’s Best Colleges 2007″ for the seventh consecutive year. Marylhurst has also achieved awards through the Council for Adult & Experiential Learning. Bachelor degree programs offered online through Marylhurst are in the areas of business and leadership, interdisciplinary studies, and real estate studies.

Accreditation and Job Placement

Marylhurst University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. This Commission is recognized under the United States Department of Education and is a member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Job placement rates are not posted. Career services available as a student or alumni of Marylhurst include job posting, internship programs, job searching skills, interviewing skills, resume/cover letter writing, career development, and career services resources/reference material.

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