Here’s How to Make Your College Decision

After months of researching and applying to colleges and universities, the next step is to actually make “the” decision. Yes, choosing a college is a significant step that can shape the rest of your life. But it’s also an exciting decision full of hope and expectation.

It can feel overwhelming to determine which college is the best fit for you. So instead, let’s frame this decision as your opportunity to explore your passions, meet new people, and gain experiences to serve you for the rest of your life. Let’s dive in with five questions to make this decision a little less daunting.

What Exists Beyond The Classroom?

At Multnomah, we offer student clubs and intramurals as well as a dozen athletic programs. We also prioritize mental health for students with extensive opportunities for support, counseling and academic coaching. 

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How Much Does An Emphasis On The Bible Matter To Me?

If you’re serious about growing in your faith, digging into the Bible and discovering God’s calling for your life, choose Multnomah where you’ll grow in a community of Christian students, faculty and staff. We offer extensive Bible courses and opportunities to put our education into action through service opportunities in Portland and beyond.

Will I Feel Comfortable Engaging In The Campus Culture?

At Multnomah, We Believe a culture of faith and close community paves the way for lifelong transformation. There’s a lot We Believe around here, including that campus should be cozy and the coffee should be caffeinated. We Believe your college campus should feel like a second home: a place of intentionality and a place of fun.

Can I Afford To Attend?

College is expensive, so find an institution that will partner with you to make it “doable” for you and your family. At Multnomah, we offer a Free Year of Tuition promise for all incoming freshmen. We also offer extensive athletic scholarships for students who hope to compete at the collegiate level.

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How Does This College Connect Students To A Career Path?

Look for a university with connections throughout the region and a willingness to get outside the classroom as a way of launching students into a successful career. At Multnomah, our students are taking field trips to Wieden + Kennedy, an industry-leading ad firm in Portland; exploring biology up close through ecology field trips; participating in study abroad trips focused on Biblical learning; and attending Winterhawks games where a recent Multnomah grad is running the social media. 

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Yes, there’s a big decision on your horizon – one that will shape your future and offer you a chance to explore new opportunities and experiences. But we hope you won’t be intimidated! By asking the right questions, you can find the college that’s the best fit for you.

If you’re ready to take the next step with Multnomah, make sure to apply by our August 1 deadline.

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If you’ve already been accepted and are ready to commit, be sure to submit your enrollment deposit ASAP to reserve your spot on campus.

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