Linfield University

country rank  734
world rank  2034

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Founded in 1858, Linfield College is a non-profit private liberal arts higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of McMinnville (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Oregon. This institution also has a branch campus in Portland. Officially accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, Linfield College (LC) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Baptist religion. Linfield College (LC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 162 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. LC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym LU
Founded 1858
Motto Connecting Learning, Life and Community
Colours Cardinal and purple

University Location

Address 900 SE Baker Street
McMinnville
97128-6894 Oregon
United States
Tel +1 (503) 883 2200
Fax +1 (503) 883 2472
Other locations Portland

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 900 SE Baker Street
McMinnville 97218-6894
(503) 883 2213
800 640 2287

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar 4-1-4
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Baptist Christian-Baptist American Baptist Churches in the USA - www.abc-usa.org

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Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--General
Size & Setting Four-year, small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Exclusively undergraduate four-year
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, no graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Linfield University's Library
Linfield College-McMinnville Campus's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 134,796 physical volumes, 12,891 physical media, 22 digital/electronic medium and 166 licensed digital/electronic databases. Linfield College-McMinnville Campus's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes
Linfield College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,137 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities


Year of first Accreditation

1928


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Oregon State Board of Nursing, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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