B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    C+
  4. Campus
    NG
  5. Athletics
    NG
  6. Party Scene
    B-
  7. Professors
    C
  8. Location
    B+
  9. Dorms
    NG
  10. Campus Food
    NG
  11. Student Life
    B
  12. Safety
    A+
Marylhurst University is ...
Private not-for-profit, Catholic
Athletic Division
Athletic Conference
Address
17600 Pacific Hwy (Hwy 43)
Marylhurst, OR 97036
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Marylhurst University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
ACT Range
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action

Cost

Net Price
$22,854/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $23,311/ year
  • $30-48k
    $21,485/ year
  • $49-75k
  • $76-110k
  • $110k+
    $26,379/ year
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Academics

Professors
C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
8:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
40%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.5 responses
75%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.8 responses
50%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.8 responses
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Students

Full-Time Enrollment
135Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
65%
Pell Grant
100%
Varsity Athletes
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$34,000/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
22%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
82%
National
83%
83%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.6 responses
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This school is very strong in certain programs like music therapy and art therapy, and from what I hear it has good online business classes and grad programs. It's small (under 1,000 students) and diverse in age range, with a lot of 2nd-degree working students in their 30s and up. However, being a small private school it can sometimes be expensive, and resources in the last few years have been cut due to budget constraints.

Academically, you get what you put in - you can skate by with Bs quite easily and pass through, if you want to waste your money.... but that doesn't mean you'll succeed out in your field. But if you put in the time, you can excel and the professors will go to bat for you and help meet your needs when you communicate with them. (Food on campus is great! But only served during very limited hours, hence the 3-star rating.)
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MU is a private liberal arts university very suitable for adult students. It will carefully consider all previous credits and transfer all possible. Ideal for those with two years of community college looking for a 4-year degree with a flexible, respected institution that offers convenient class hours plus online and hybrid options. Not much on-campus housing but the location is quiet, pretty and full of character.
The music therapy program at Marylhurst is excellent and has staff who are extremely supportive and knowledgeable in their teaching method and in fieldwork. The courses that are required in the program ensure that students gain a lot of hands-on experience out in the field under the supervision of professional music therapists.