CGCC/Marylhurst University Degree Partnership Program

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What is the Degree Partnership Program?


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

Degrees available online through MU:

Online Degree Programs      


How do I apply?

Students can access an Admissions application online at:

Co-Admission Page

How do I get more information?


Mike Taphouse:   (541) 506-5026



Admissions:   (503) 699-6268  or  (800) 634-9982  ext.6268

website:   Admissions

email: Admissions

Academic Advising:

email: Advising

Transfer Information :


Transfer Guide

Financial Aid and Scholarships: (503) 699-6253 or (800) 634-9982, ext. 6253
Financial Aid


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.

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