An opportunity for students to complete one application process for enrollment at Columbia Gorge Community College and Marylhurst University. The program is open to all students pursuing their first bachelor’s degree. Many students in the program also earn an associate’s degree on their way to obtaining their undergraduate degree. Once admitted into the MU/CGCC Degree Partnership program, students can combine their part-time coursework at both institutions to maintain their full-time status as a student, if desired.
What are the Benefits?
One application process for CGCC and MU
CGCC and MU advising available at either campus
Increased flexibility in scheduling with access to more classes
Opportunity to access services and participate in college life at both campuses:
Study Abroad opportunities
Work-Study opportunities at MU
Student Health Services
Admission to athletic events at MU student prices
Involvement in student activities (music, art, theater, and sports)
Financial aid available for qualified students admitted under the Degree Partnership program
Scholarship eligibility at both CGCC and MU
Access to Library and computer lab resources at both campuses
Access to a 24 hour tutoring lab for Distance Education students
Easier transition from community college to university
CGCC delivers college credit instruction, certificates and degrees through its contract with Portland Community College (PCC). PCC is accredited through the Northwest Commission of Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). Credits, certificates and degrees earned at CGCC appear on PCC transcripts and are transferable to four year institutions, subject to the specific policies of those institutions.