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Multnomah Reno-Tahoe Site Receives University Status

Multnomah University has recently received accreditation approval for its Reno-Tahoe extension site to function as a degree-granting site. This new status enables Multnomah University to teach existing programs to completion, and Reno-Tahoe students to complete their degree without traveling or relocating to the main campus in Portland, Oregon. Previously, students at the Reno-Tahoe site could complete up to 50% of their education in Reno, with the remaining 50% completed through courses in Portland.
Multnomah University required three different approvals to operate as a degree-granting university in Reno, Nevada. Those approvals have been granted by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE), and the State of Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Education.

Programs Offered

Multnomah University’s Reno-Tahoe site now offers these programs.


“Accomplishing licensure of these Degree programs with the state of Nevada was a huge milestone for Multnomah here in the Mountain West,” Executive Director of Multnomah Reno-Tahoe John McKendricks said. “It represents the completion of a lot of work, over several years, involving a number of people, and I am very proud of it.”

The Campus

With this status change, Multnomah University became the fifth University in Nevada, and the only Christian institution of higher education in the state. Classes are taught by local instructors or through distance education.
Multnomah University’s Reno-Tahoe site is located at 1100 Kietzke Lane in Reno Nevada.

More Information

For more information about Multnomah University Reno-Tahoe, contact Katie Andreano at 775.849.4983 or

About Multnomah

Multnomah University is a fully accredited, private, non-denominational, Christian institution of higher education, located in Portland, Oregon with teaching sites in Reno, Nevada and Seattle, Washington. Made up of an undergraduate Bible college, a biblical seminary, a graduate school, an adult degree completion program, and an online distance-learning program, Multnomah issues bachelor's, master's, and doctorate degrees, and professional certifications and endorsements.