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Linfield University - McMinnville Campus

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Is Linfield University - McMinnville Campus a Good School for Veterans?

If you're a veteran who is thinking about going back to school, it's important to see how well the school treats its students with prior military service first. We've assembled this Linfield University - McMinnville Campus veteran's report to help you in your research. If you're looking for information related to military tuition assistance such as the GI Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program, go to the following page: Linfield University - McMinnville Campus G.I. Bill Information

Our Veterans Report on Linfield Includes:

How Does Linfield Rank for Veterans?

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To help identify those institutions that do a stellar job at supporting veterans, College Factual produces its Best Schools for Veterans list each year.

Linfield University - McMinnville Campus was ranked #844 on the 2022 version of this list.The school also ranked #7 in our Best for Vets in Oregon ranking.

We also release our rankings by degree level so vets can see which schools are the best for the level of degree they want to pursue. Below you'll find how Linfield did in those rankings.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 708

You may be more interested to see how particular majors at Linfield ranked compared to those at other schools. The table below shows those majors which received the highest rankings for vets. Click here to see a full list of majors. From here, you can dive down into different types of rankings once you select a major.

Ranking Name Rank
Best General Literature Colleges for Veterans 9
Best General Literature Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 9
Best Literature Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 15
Best Literature Colleges for Veterans 18
Best Health Education Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 51
Best Health Education Colleges for Veterans 63
Best Creative Writing Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 81
Best Sports Kinesiology and Physical Education/Fitness General Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 86
Best Sports Kinesiology and Physical Education/Fitness General Colleges for Veterans 95
Best Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 99

How Many Veterans Go to Linfield?

A large number of veterans attending a college means the college and faculty are more used to supporting and accommodating the needs of those with prior military experience.

The VA reports that there are 50 G.I. Bill® students at Linfield. Around 3.59% of students at the school are using the GI Bill® since the total enrollment at Linfield is 1,392. For context, let's take this into consideration. According to the Student Veterans of America, approximately three to four per cent of American college students are veterans.

Note, this figure includes all chapters of the GI Bill® program (e.g., Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill, Reserve Education Assistance Program, and Veteran Readiness and Employment). It does not include any active-duty military personnel that are attending this college via Tuition Assistance, so the total military population is potentially larger than this.

Federal Veteran Programs at Linfield

Linfield University - McMinnville Campus participates in the following federal programs for vets.

Federal Program Participation
Principles of Excellence Yes
DOD Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Yes

What does this mean to me? Below you can view the specific commitments this school has made by participating in individual programs.

Career and Vocational Support
Accommodate Military Service Members and Reservists absent due to service requirements.
Align institutional refund policies with those under Title IV, which governs the administration of federal student financial aid programs.
Regionally or Nationally Accredited - view all accreditations
Provide information that increases accountability and transparency.
Participate in the Military Voluntary Education Review (MVER)
Benefits Support
Ensure accreditation of all new programs prior to enrolling students.
Will not use fraudulent or aggressive recruiting techniques and misrepresentations.
Provide students with a personalized form covering the total cost of an education program.
Counseling Support
Designate a point of contact to provide academic and financial advice.
Provide educational plans for all military and veteran education beneficiaries.
Referrals to community organizations as needed.

Does Linfield Give Credit for Military Training?

Yes Credit for Life Experience
YES Credit for Military Training
If you have particular knowledge gained through life experience, Linfield may offer offer credit for that. Check with the school for more details.

If you have specialized military training, Linfield may take that into consideration and grant college credit for that. Contact the school to find out more about the particulars.

Linfield Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)

Yes Air Force ROTC
Implied No Army ROTC
Implied No Navy ROTC
Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs are available at Linfield for the following armed services:

  • Air Force

Complaints to the VA About Linfield

Our data shows that this school has not received any complaints at the VA.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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