Founded in 1858, Linfield College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the rural setting of the medium-sized town of McMinnville (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Oregon. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Portland. Officially accredited/recognized by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, Linfield College is a very small (enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Baptist ((American Baptist Churches in the USA - www.abc-usa.org)) religion. Linfield College offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 158 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. Linfield College also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.