Multnomah University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Portland, OR


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About Multnomah University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Multnomah University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Portland, Oregon. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 623, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 59%. The university offers 26 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 50%, and a student-faculty ratio of 11:1. Tuition and fees for students are $27,370.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

59% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Not required or recommended

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Required

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required


SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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Students Enrolled


Online Student Enrollment


Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.






Two or more races








Non-U.S. Citizen


American Indian/Alaska Native


Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander


Female student population


Socio-economic diversity

43% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs


Online Programs


Total Online Enrollment


Student Location Breakout

47% 53%

Percent of Programs Online

76% On-campus

24% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Not offered

Associate Not offered

Bachelor's 12% online

Graduate Certificate 100% online

Master's 50% online

Doctorate Not offered

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $27,370 $27,370
Graduate $13,920 $13,920

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time, degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,680
On-campus room and board $8,340
On-campus other expenses $8,883
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $11,000
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $8,883
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $8,883

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $46,273 $46,273
Off-campus without family $48,933 $48,933
Off-campus with family $37,933 $37,933

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,652
State Grant Aid $3,064
Institution Grant Aid $10,377
Pell Grant Aid $4,313

Financial Outlook


Average salary 6 years after starting school


Average student debt after graduation


Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPEDS data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.