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IPEDS ID: 209065
OPE ID: 00319800
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Linfield College-McMinnville Campus
900 SE Baker, McMinnville, Oregon 97128-6894
General information:  (503) 883-2200
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:  Town: Distant
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  1,683 (all undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  12 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate Colleges--Arts & Sciences
Religious Affiliation
American Baptist
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC (Air Force)
Teacher certification
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Study abroad
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2014Full timePart time
Total faculty142127
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0

Faculty data for this campus includes data from child institutions.:
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2011-20122012-20132013-20142014-2015% change 2013-2014 to 2014-2015
Tuition and fees$32,416$34,328$36,310$37,4163.0%
Books and supplies$750$750$750$7500.0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$9,000$9,400$9,822$10,3305.2%
Off Campus
Room and board-$9,400$9,822$10,3305.2%
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses2011-20122012-20132013-20142014-2015% change 2013-2014 to 2014-2015
On Campus$43,466$45,778$48,182$49,7963.3%
Off Campus$33,166$45,778$48,182$50,0763.9%
Off Campus with Family$33,166$38,178$40,160$41,1662.5%
This calculator uses estimated student expenses data to estimate the total tuition and fees charged over the duration of a typical 4-year program at this school.
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  • The estimated price does not include room and board, books and supplies, &c. (where applicable) and is based on previous years' tuition and fees data. Tuition and fees may vary by program. Please contact this institution for detailed price information.
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  • Effective in 2014-2015, there are 2 possible budgets for 'other expenses' at Linfield: one for students from Oregon and one for students from other states, reflecting higher transportation costs. The budget reported here is an average of those 2 budgets (weighted by the proportion of students from Oregon versus those not from Oregon).
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2013-2014
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid144299%————
Grant or scholarship aid44199%$9,806,966$22,238
Federal grants11826%$597,753$5,066
Pell grants11726%$510,968$4,367
Other federal grants11225%$86,785$775
State/local government grant or scholarships6013%$117,000$1,950
Institutional grants or scholarships44199%$9,092,213$20,617
Student loan aid30769%$2,488,282$8,105
Federal student loans30669%$1,931,566$6,312
Other student loans389%$556,716$14,650
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid11,59996%$33,799,495$21,138
Pell grants42025%$1,723,813$4,104
Federal student loans1,08365%$8,007,495$7,394
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price$23,487$26,196$25,762
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2011-20122012-20132013-2014
$0 – $30,000$16,114$20,598$19,344
$30,001 – $48,000$17,270$20,464$21,689
$48,001 – $75,000$20,132$23,087$24,117
$75,001 – $110,000$23,031$25,468$25,948
$110,001 and more$27,234$29,499$28,930
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2014
Total enrollment (all undergraduate)1,683
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment74
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 98%
Part-time: 2%Student Gender:
Male: 38%
Female: 62%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 1%
Asian: 6%
Black or African American: 2%
Hispanic/Latino: 10%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 1%
White: 62%
Two or more races: 11%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%
Non-resident alien: 6%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 98%
25 and over: 2%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 52%
Out-of-state: 45%
Foreign countries: 3%
Unknown: 0%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2013.
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates.
Undergraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 0%
Enrolled in some distance education: 8%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 91%
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2014
Number of applicants2,0548221,232
Percent admitted94%91%95%
Percent admitted who enrolled24%24%24%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2014 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading480600
SAT Math480600
SAT Writing460580
ACT Composite2126
ACT English2026
ACT Math2026
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 89%
Part-time students: 50%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2013 and Returned in Fall 2014
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 81 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2014.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2008
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 71%
(*) Transfer-out rate:
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • (*) Not all institutions report transfer-out rates.
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
[Began in Fall 2006]
4-year: 60%
6-year: 67%
8-year: 68%
[Began in Fall 2008]
4-year: 61%
6-year: 71%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2006 or Fall 2008
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 64%
Female: 76%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2008 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 47%
Asian: 61%
Black or African American: 86%
Hispanic/Latino: 82%
White: 71%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 79%
Non-resident alien: 76%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2008 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2013-2014
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelor
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
German Studies2
Category total2
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology7
Biology/Biological Sciences, General15
Category total22
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General13
Business/Commerce, General15
Finance, General17
International Business/Trade/Commerce4
Marketing/Marketing Management, General10
Category total67
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
International and Intercultural Communication1
Mass Communication/Media Studies13
Speech Communication and Rhetoric6
Category total20
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science1
Category total1
Elementary Education and Teaching13
Health Teacher Education9
Music Teacher Education0
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching5
Category total27
English Language and Literature/Letters
Creative Writing11
English Language and Literature, General7
Category total18
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature2
German Language and Literature0
Japanese Language and Literature2
Spanish Language and Literature2
Category total6
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer10
Category total10
History, General13
Category total13
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General12
Category total12
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies7
Category total7
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science21
Category total21
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Religion/Religious Studies1
Category total4
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General6
Physical Sciences1
Physics, General2d
Category total9d
Psychology, General18
Category total18
Social Sciences
Economics, General19
International Relations and Affairs6
Political Science and Government, General8
Category total46
Visual and Performing Arts
Design and Visual Communications, General7
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General3
Fine/Studio Arts, General4
Music, General3
Category total17
Grand total320
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Educational Benefits, 2013-2014
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 18
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 0
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $26,863
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
2013-2014 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division III (with football) MenWomen
Track and Field, Indoor3135
Track and Field, Outdoor3537
Track and Field, X-Country1921
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities4/1/1928 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs(!)9/1/1955 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2013 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201120122013
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations2114
Liquor law violations131513
  • For 2012, Line C was changed from 14 to 15 due to a clerical error.
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201120122013
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations192
Liquor law violations13116
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201120122013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible915
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Aggravated assault011
Motor vehicle theft030
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201120122013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible915
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Aggravated assault011
Motor vehicle theft000
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201220112010
Default rate3.6%3.3%4.7%
Number in default282433
Number in repayment762726701
  • These default rates apply to all locations of this institution.
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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