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Linfield University - McMinnville Campus Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Linfield University - McMinnville Campus Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Linfield University - McMinnville Campus was awarded 111 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is teacher education grade specific.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2022 analysis, Linfield is ranked #426 out of 2,576 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Linfield held the #459 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Linfield also holds the #5 spot on the Best Colleges in Oregon ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Linfield?

Acceptance Rate

Linfield University - McMinnville Campus has an acceptance rate of 80%, which makes it somewhat selective. Make sure it's not the only school you apply to, even if it's your school of choice. Whether you get in or not will largely depend on how you compare to other applicants.

Average Test Scores

About 64% 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 530 and 610. Math scores were between 520 and 600.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Linfield University - McMinnville Campus  ( 530 to 610 )

SAT Math Scores for Linfield University - McMinnville Campus  ( 520 to 600 )
Linfield received ACT scores from 31% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 20 and 27.

ACT Composite Scores for Linfield University - McMinnville Campus  ( 20 to 27 )

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Linfield University - McMinnville Campus Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Linfield, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 11 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Linfield University - McMinnville Campus is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Linfield University - McMinnville Campus

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 81% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Linfield University - McMinnville Campus enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  81 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Linfield for first-time, full-time students is 55%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  55 out of 100

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Linfield University - McMinnville Campus Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,392 undergraduates at Linfield with 1,365 being full-time and 27 being part-time.

How Much Does Linfield University - McMinnville Campus Cost?

The overall average net price of Linfield is $27,951. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Linfield

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$22,861 $19,249 $24,192 $29,281 $32,609

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Linfield, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Linfield, approximately 70% of students took out student loans averaging $9,161 a year. That adds up to $36,644 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Linfield is 2.9%. 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.

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How Much Money Do Linfield Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Linfield make about $55,200 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is good news for future Linfield graduates since it is 39% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


See which majors at Linfield University - McMinnville Campus make the most money.

Location of Linfield University - McMinnville Campus

Linfield University - McMinnville Campus is a private not-for-profit institution located in McMinnville, Oregon. McMinnville is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

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Contact details for Linfield are given below.

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

Linfield University - McMinnville Campus Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 27 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 25 $40,896
General Psychology 24 $28,055
Health & Physical Education 21 $32,925
Marketing 20 $42,682
Communication & Media Studies 17 $35,864
Finance & Financial Management 16 $53,045
General Biology 14 NA
Accounting 13 $57,564
Mathematics 12 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Linfield University - McMinnville Campus along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Linfield

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2019-2020, 770 students took at least one online class at Linfield University - McMinnville Campus. This is an increase from the 292 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 770 58
2018-2019 292 4
2017-2018 277 10
2016-2017 352 6
2015-2016 265 4

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Notes and 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.


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