Bushnell University is a Christian, private, liberal-arts, comprehensive university closely affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and the Christian Churches/Churches of Christ – approximately fifteen percent of students are from these two church bodies. Bushnell University also has an ecumenical interest and offers its resources to students and congregations of many church traditions. These students are affiliated with denominational and non-denominational groups, such as Presbyterian, Baptist, Methodist, Foursquare, Lutheran, Nazarene, Episcopal, Assembly of God, Catholic, and Community Churches. The University was founded in 1895 and is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. Located in the city of Eugene, Oregon – population 156,000 (one hour from the Coast, one hour from the Cascade Mountains, ninety minutes south of Portland). Bushnell University enrolls an undergraduate and graduate student body of 750+ students (200 residential). Bushnell University was most recently ranked by U.S. News and World Report fifteenth overall among forty comprehensive Colleges in the Western Region.