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Linfield University - McMinnville Campus Overview

Linfield University - McMinnville Campus is a private not-for-profit institution situated in McMinnville, Oregon. The charming, small-town atmosphere of McMinnville draws many to the area.

What Is Linfield University - McMinnville Campus Known For?

338 Undergraduate Awards
$34,038 Avg Cost After Aid
81% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at Linfield may have an easier time interacting with their teachers since the student to faculty ratio at the school is 10 to 1.
  • The 2% student loan default rate at Linfield is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • The bachelor's degree is the highest award offered at Linfield.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 98% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from Linfield with a bachelor's degree make about $55,200 a year. That's 35% more than those who graduate from other schools.
  • It takes the average Linfield student 4.2 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.

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Linfield University - McMinnville Campus Rankings

Linfield is ranked #7 out of 31 schools in Oregon.

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.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#64 Best Teacher Education Subject Specific Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#67 Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Linfield University - McMinnville Campus?

Location of Linfield University - McMinnville Campus

Contact details for Linfield are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 900 Se Baker, McMinnville, OR 97128-6894
Phone: 503-883-2200

How Do I Get Into Linfield?

You can apply to Linfield online at:

Admission Requirements for Linfield

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Linfield?

81% Acceptance Rate
60% Of Accepted Are Women
74% Submit SAT Scores
Linfield has an acceptance rate of 81%, which means that is not quite as selective as some other schools. Still, you'll need good grades and a solid application if you want to be admitted.

Approximately 40% of accepted students are men and 60% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 76%, and the acceptance rate for women is 84%.

Average Test Scores

About 74% of students accepted to Linfield submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 610. Math scores were between 510 and 600.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Linfield University - McMinnville Campus  ( 510 to 610 )

SAT Math Scores for Linfield University - McMinnville Campus  ( 510 to 600 )
Linfield received ACT scores from 41% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 19 and 26. Math scores were between 18 and 26. Composite scores were between 20 and 26.

ACT English Scores for Linfield University - McMinnville Campus  ( 19 to 26 )
ACT Math Scores for Linfield University - McMinnville Campus  ( 18 to 26 )
ACT Composite Scores for Linfield University - McMinnville Campus  ( 20 to 26 )

Can I Afford Linfield University - McMinnville Campus?

$34,038 Net Price
73% Take Out Loans
2.5% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Linfield is $34,038. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Linfield, approximately 73% of students took out student loans averaging $7,822 a year. That adds up to $31,288 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Linfield 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 - McMinnville Campus Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,383 Full-Time Undergraduates
62% Women
34% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,414 undergraduate students at Linfield, with 1,383 being full-time and 31 being part-time.

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

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,383 full-time undergraduates at Linfield, 38% are male and 62% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Linfield

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Linfield University - McMinnville Campus students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Linfield Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 67
Black or African American 18
Hispanic or Latino 259
White 841
International Students 48
Other Races/Ethnicities 150

Geographic Diversity

Oregon students aren't the only ones who study at Linfield University - McMinnville Campus. At this time, 14 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 24 countries are represented at Linfield. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Malaysia, and Vietnam.

Online Learning at Linfield University - McMinnville Campus

10 Took All Classes Online
277 Took At Least One Class Online
18.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 277 students took at least one online class at the school.

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


Online Growth Rankings of Linfield

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Linfield University - McMinnville Campus was 18.5%. This is the #954 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Linfield regardless of major.

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 - McMinnville Campus Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Bachelor’s TOTAL
Health & Physical Education 29 29
Business Administration & Management 28 28
Teacher Education Grade Specific 26 26
General Psychology 24 24
Communication & Media Studies 19 19
General Biology 17 17
Finance & Financial Management 17 17
Marketing 14 14
Mathematics 14 14
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 13 13
Teacher Education Subject Specific 13 13
History 10 10
Economics 10 10
Political Science & Government 9 9
Accounting 8 8
International Relations & National Security 8 8
Engineering Physics 6 6
Writing Studies 6 6
Romance Languages 6 6
International Business 5 5
Literature 5 5
Chemistry 5 5
Anthropology 5 5
Sociology 5 5
Fine & Studio Arts 5 5
Allied Health Professions 4 4
Drama & Theater Arts 4 4
Computer Science 3 3
Natural Resources Conservation 3 3
Physics 3 3
Music 3 3
Area Studies 2 2
East Asian Languages 2 2
Philosophy 2 2
Design & Applied Arts 2 2
General Business/Commerce 1 1
Germanic Languages 1 1
Religious Studies 1 1
Agricultural Production 0 0
Public Relations & Advertising 0 0
Public Health 0 0
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 0 0
Applied Mathematics 0 0
Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0
International Studies 0 0
Materials Sciences 0 0
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 0
TOTAL 338 338


*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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