Multnomah University

country rank  1462
world rank  4994

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University Overview

Founded in 1936, Multnomah University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Portland (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Oregon. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Reno, Anchorage. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, Multnomah University (MU) is a very small (EduListing enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Nondenominational religion. Multnomah University (MU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 84 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym MU
Founded 1936
Motto If it's Bible you want, then you want Multnomah!
Colours Hunter green and Refiner's gold

University Location

Address 8435 NE Glisan Street
Portland (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
97220 Oregon
United States
T +1 (503) 255 0332
F +1 (503) 254 1268
Other locations Reno, Anchorage

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 8435 Northeast Glisan Street
Portland 97220-5898
+1 (503) 255 0332
800 275 4672

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 500-999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Nondenominational Christian-Nondenominational

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Multnomah University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association for Biblical Higher Education ABHE
  • Association of Theological Schools ATS
  • Oregon Department of Education
  • Nevada Department of Education

Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA)

Academic Structure


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