Independent College and University Listings

engineering building on George Fox campus
Wood-Mar Hall at George Fox University in Newberg. (Oregon State Archives Photo)
Unless otherwise noted, the independent, nonprofit higher education institutions listed below are accredited by NWCCU and have independent or exempt status from ongoing regulatory oversight by Oregon’s Office of Degree Authorization.

Concordia University, Portland

Jonnie R. Driessner, Interim President
Phone: 503-493-6549

Corban University, Salem

Sheldon Nord, President
Phone: 503-581-3000

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Portland

Jenifer Stevens, Campus Director
Phone: 503-288-8690
Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

George Fox University, Newberg

Robin Baker, President
Phone: 503-554-2102

Lewis & Clark College, Portland

Wim Wiewel, President
Phone: 503-768-7680

Linfield College, McMinnville

Miles Davis, President
Phone: 503-883-2234

Mount Angel Seminary, St. Benedict

Rev. Msgr. Joseph Betschart, President-Rector
Phone: 503-845-3951

Multnomah University, Portland

Rev. Craig Williford, President
Phone: 503-251-5352

National University of Natural Medicine, Portland

David J. Schleich, President
Phone: 503-552-1702

Northwest Christian University, Eugene

Joseph Womack, President
Phone: 541-684-7241

Northwest University, Salem

Debbie Lambray, Director of Academic Services
Phone: 503-304-0092

Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland

Denise Mullen, President
Phone: 503-297-5544

Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland

Donald Tuski, President
Phone: 503-821-8881

Pacific University, Forest Grove

Dr. Lesley Hallick, President
Phone: 503-352-2123

Reed College, Portland

Hugh Porter, Acting President
Phone: 503-777-7500

University of Portland, Portland

Rev. Mark L. Poorman, President
Phone: 503-943-7101

University of Western States, Portland

Joseph Brimhall, President
Phone: 503-251-5712

Walla Walla University

Volker Henning, Vice President, Academic Administration
Phone: 800-541-8900
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Warner Pacific College, Portland

Andrea Cook, President
Phone: 503-517-1246

Western Seminary, Portland

Randal Roberts, President
Phone: 503-517-1860

Western University of Health Sciences, Lebanon

Dr. Paula Crone, Dean
Phone: 541-259-0200
Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Willamette University, Salem

Stephen Thorsett, President
Phone: 503-370-6209