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Linfield University - Online and Continuing Education Overview

Located in McMinnville, Oregon, Linfield University - Online and Continuing Education is a private not-for-profit institution. McMinnville is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

What Is Linfield University - Online and Continuing Education Known For?

118 Undergraduate Awards
  • Students at Linfield OCE may have an easier time interacting with their teachers since the student to faculty ratio at the school is 8 to 1.
  • Students at Linfield OCE have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 2%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the postbaccalaureate certificate is the highest award a student can attain at Linfield OCE.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from Linfield OCE with a bachelor's degree make about $55,200 a year. That's 35% more than those who graduate from other schools.

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Linfield University - Online and Continuing Education Rankings

Linfield OCE landed the #69 spot in our 2021 ranking of best colleges. We analyzed 2,320 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This puts it in the top 5% of all schools in the nation. Linfield OCE also holds the #1 spot on the Best Colleges in Oregon ranking.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Linfield OCE.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#6 Most Popular Online Accounting Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Best Accounting Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Most Popular Accounting Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#17 Best Value Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#20 Best Value Management Information Systems Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#29 Best Value Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#34 Best Value Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#43 Best Value Business, Management & Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#80 Best Value Business Administration & Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Linfield OCE has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#12 Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Nursing Degree Search
#45 Highest Paid Health Professions Graduates College Factual
#72 Highest Paid Nursing Graduates College Factual

Where Is Linfield University - Online and Continuing Education?

Location of Linfield University - Online and Continuing Education

Contact details for Linfield OCE are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 900 Se Baker Street, McMinnville, OR 97128-6894
Phone: 503-883-2447
Website: https://www.linfield.edu/dce.html
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Linfield-College-Adult-Degree-Program/356325706747
Twitter: https://twitter.com/linfieldpdx

How Do I Get Into Linfield OCE?

You can apply to Linfield OCE online at: https://www.linfield.edu/secure/dceapp.php

Can I Afford Linfield University - Online and Continuing Education?

2.5% Loan Default Rate

The student loan default rate at Linfield OCE is 2.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Linfield University - Online and Continuing Education Undergraduate Student Diversity

19 Full-Time Undergraduates
89% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 215 undergraduate students at Linfield OCE, with 19 being full-time and 196 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Linfield OCE

There are also 23 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 19 full-time undergraduates at Linfield OCE, 11% are male and 89% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Linfield OCE

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Linfield University - Online and Continuing Education students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Linfield OCE Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 11
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 5

Online Learning at Linfield University - Online and Continuing Education

268 Took All Classes Online
269 Took At Least One Class Online
-11.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 269 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Linfield OCE has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 19th most popular in Oregon for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Linfield OCE

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Linfield University - Online and Continuing Education was -11.2%. This is the #212 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Linfield OCE regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Linfield OCE majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Accounting 4%
Business Administration & Management 20%
Business, Management & Marketing 13%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Linfield OCE ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Linfield OCE.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Movement & Mind-Body Therapies #1
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing #3
International Studies #4
Computer Engineering #7
Writing Studies #8
Public Relations & Advertising #12
Engineering #13
English Language & Literature #19
Computer Software & Applications #20
Teacher Education Subject Specific #24
International Business #32
Public Health #33
Management Information Systems #35
Communication & Journalism #45
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #52
Marketing #62
Nursing #63
Information Technology #72
Human Resource Management #83
Accounting #92
Computer & Information Sciences #95
Education #100
Business Administration & Management #137
Health Professions #142
Business, Management & Marketing #147

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Linfield University - Online and Continuing Education Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate TOTAL
Nursing 0 94 0 94
Accounting 0 8 15 23
Business Administration & Management 1 9 0 10
Human Resource Management 2 0 0 2
Marketing 0 2 0 2
Management Information Systems 0 1 0 1
Information Technology 1 0 0 1
International Business 0 0 0 0
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 0 0 0 0
Public Relations & Advertising 0 0 0 0
Computer Software & Applications 0 0 0 0
Computer Systems Analysis 0 0 0 0
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 0 0
Computer Engineering 0 0 0 0
Writing Studies 0 0 0 0
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 0 0 0 0
Movement & Mind-Body Therapies 0 0 0 0
Public Health 0 0 0 0
History 0 0 0 0
International Studies 0 0 0 0
Sustainability Science 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 4 114 15 133

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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