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Linfield College

McMinnville, OR

Linfield, founded in 1849, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 195-acre campus is located in McMinnville, 38 miles southwest of Portland.

Institution TypePrivate
Undergraduate Students1,700
   Women1,020 (60.0%)
   Men680 (40.0%)
Graduate StudentsNot reported


Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate84% of 2,330 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineFebruary 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.60 (based on weighted GPAs)
SAT Math532 average
480-580 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading528 average
470-580 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing511 average
460-560 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite23 average
20-26 range of middle 50%


Cost of Attendance$54,730
Tuition and Fees
Room and Board
Average Percent of Need Met81%
Average Freshman Award$34,768
Average Indebtedness of
2015 Graduates


Academic Calendar System4-1-4
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 23% of classes
10-19 students: 49% of classes
20-29 students: 20% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes


McMinnville Population32,187
Nearest Metropolitan AreaPortland
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 95% of freshmen, 80% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
Sororities31% of women participate
Fraternities 25% of men participate


Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.8% American Indian/Alaskan Native
4.9% Asian
2.1% Black/African-American
13.5% Hispanic/Latino
13.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.7% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
61.8% White
2.9% Unknown
International Students3.0% from 26 countries
First-Year Students Returning87.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
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Average 3.43 3.99     26
Low 1.50 3.64     19
High 4.00 4.33     30
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