FINANCIAL AID RATE98%
STUDENT TEACHER RATIO11:1
DEGREE OFFERED ONLINE20
FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.$11,006
Average Grants + Scholarship Aid Awarded to Undergraduate Students
Percent of Full-Time Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid
Percent of Students Paying In-State Tuition vs Out-of-State Tuition
Also known as Multnomah Bible College
26000 SE Stark St, Gresham, OR
Founded in 1936 By Rev. John G. Mitchell, Multnomah University was established to bring the truth of God's word to the Pacific Northwest. Located in Portland, Oregon, Multnomah has gone through several phases, initially a school, then later a seminary and college, until 2008 when the school officially became a University. Multnomah has expanded its educational offerings over the years expanding beyond theological and biblical offerings, though spiritual and cultural development are part of the schools overall goals for students.
Multnomah University offers a diverse set of programs at the undergraduate level along with its graduate and seminary programs. The school has expanded its undergraduate offerings over time and it is important to note that all students major in biblical and theological studies alongside a second major or minor of their choice.
Some majors offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Admissions to Multnomah University require a student to have a high school diploma and GPA of at least 2.5 or a GED. Students applying out of high school must also submit SAT or ACT test scores, letters of recommendation and a personal statement. Transfer students who have completed 24 or more semester hours do not need to submit test scores. Students interested in financial aid should determine their eligibility by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and working with the financial aid office to determine what forms of aid are right for the individual.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may give an overview of the students Multnomah University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
The total student enrollment at Multnomah University is about 700, where graduate students make up roughly 10% of the student body.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition is estimated to be around $29,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
- Per unit charges are around $920 for part time students
- The estimated cost for on campus housing and meals is around $11,000, which includes nineteen meals provided every week
Financial Aid Details
The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||98%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||97%||$13,230|
|Receiving Student Loans||94%||$3,728|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo support students and graduates, Multnomah University may provide student services like:
- Distance learning
- Remedial courses
- Counseling assistance
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Assistance to find work
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Theology (Ministry) Program
- * Accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (since 1996)
Multnomah University is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports belonging to the NAIA Division II classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Basketball (Cascade Collegiate Conference)
- Track and Field, Indoor
- Track and Field, Outdoor
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Multnomah University by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
English Language and Literature
Theology and Religious Vocations
Other Seminary and Bible Colleges
The list of schools below have been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Multnomah University.
- Western Seminary in Klamath Falls, OR (2 miles away)
- Mount Angel Seminary in Happy Valley, OR (34 miles away)
- New Hope Christian College - Eugene in La Grande, OR (107 miles away)
- The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology in Chattanooga, TN (145 miles away)