Linfield University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$48,132
6.16% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$31,585
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.609%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
88.7%
2,122 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,754
92.1% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
70.7%
277 Graduates

About

Linfield University is a higher education institution located in Yamhill County, OR. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Linfield University were Registered Nursing (238 degrees awarded), General Psychology (31 degrees), and Kinesiology & Exercise Science (20 degrees).

In 2022, 532 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Linfield University. 71.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 28.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (360 degrees), 4.74 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (76 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Linfield University is $48,132, which is $19,802 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Linfield University is $48,132, which is $19,802 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $31,585.

In 2022, 94% of undergraduate students attending Linfield University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 83% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$48,132
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Linfield University was $48,132. The cost of tuition at Linfield University is $19,802 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$31,585
2022 Value
10.1%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Linfield University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $31,585. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Linfield University grew by 10.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,200
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Linfield University was of $13,200 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 2.09% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

94%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
83%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

94% of undergraduate students at Linfield University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 5.05% with respect to 2021, when 99% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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0.609%
2019 Default Rate
4
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Linfield University was 0.609%, which represents 4 out of the 657 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Linfield University received 2,122 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 2.97% annual growth. Out of those 2,122 applicants, 1,882 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 88.7% acceptance rate.

There were 1,754 students enrolled at Linfield University in 2022.

Linfield University has an overall enrollment yield of 20.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

88.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,882
Accepted Out of 2,122

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Linfield University was 88.7% (1,882 admissions from 2,122 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 84.6%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 2.97%, while admissions grew by 1.73%..

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Enrollment

Linfield University had a total enrollment of 1,754 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Linfield University is 1,616 students and the part-time enrollment is 138. This means that 92.1% of students enrolled at Linfield University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Linfield University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 60.3% White, 19.7% Hispanic or Latino, 7.01% Two or More Races, 6.44% Asian, 1.43% Black or African American, 0.855% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.513% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Linfield University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (38.7%), followed by White Male (21%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (14.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (26.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (20%) and White Female (20%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

92.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Linfield University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,754 students. The full-time enrollment at Linfield University is 1,616 and the part-time enrollment is 138. This means that 92.1% of students enrolled at Linfield University are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

81%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Linfield University was 81%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Linfield University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,058 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    346 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    123 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Linfield University is 60.3% White, 19.7% Hispanic or Latino, 7.01% Two or More Races, 6.44% Asian, 1.43% Black or African American, 0.855% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.513% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 31 students (1.77%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 226 more women than men received degrees from Linfield University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Linfield University is white (360 degrees awarded). There were 4.74 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (76 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Linfield University is Registered Nursing (238 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (31 degrees) and Kinesiology & Exercise Science (20 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Linfield University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (42 degrees awarded), Health (257 degrees), and History (6 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Linfield University are Registered nurses (1,424,527 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (195,573 people), Other managers (179,316 people), Postsecondary teachers (169,128 people), and Medical & health services managers (165,578 people).

The most specialized majors at Linfield University in 2022 are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (42 degrees awarded), Health (257 degrees), History (6 degrees), Math & Statistics (9 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (5 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Linfield University are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Linfield University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (42 degrees awarded), Health (257 degrees), History (6 degrees), Math & Statistics (9 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (5 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Linfield University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,598,590 people), Elementary & secondary schools (588,516 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (350,609 people), Outpatient care centers (287,222 people), and Offices of physicians (234,702 people).

The most specialized majors at Linfield University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (42 degrees awarded), Health (257 degrees), History (6 degrees), Math & Statistics (9 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (5 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Linfield University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 238 degrees awarded
  2. 31 degrees awarded
  3. 20 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Linfield University was Registered Nursing with 238 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

153
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
379
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 153 degrees were awarded to men at Linfield University, which is 0.404 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (379).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 36 degrees were awarded to men at Linfield University in Registered Nursing, which is 0.171 times less than the 211 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 211 degrees were awarded to men at Linfield University in Registered Nursing, which is 5.86 times more than the 36 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

63%
100% Completion Time
75%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 63% of students graduating from Linfield University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 75% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 76% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Linfield University is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 5.05% of graduates (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    360 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    76 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    35 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Linfield University is white (360 degrees awarded). There were 4.74 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (76 degrees).

2.63% of degree recipients (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    250 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    110 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    62 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Linfield University is white female (250 degrees awarded). There were 2.27 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (110 degrees).

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Operations

Linfield University has an endowment valued at nearly $105M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−16.2%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Linfield University had a total salary expenditure of 67.5M. Linfield University employs 52 Assistant professors, 41 Professors and 36 Associate professors. Most academics at Linfield University are Female Assistant professor (36), Female Associate professor (27), and Male Professor (24).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Linfield University are: Service, with 42 employees, Management, with 37 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 37 employees.

Endowment

$105M
2022 Endowment
18.9%
decline from 2021

Linfield University has an endowment valued at about $105M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Linfield University declined 18.9% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $55.4M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$30M
2022 Salaries
0.0322%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Linfield University paid a median of $30M in salaries, which represents 44.5% of their overall expenditure ($67.5M) and a 0.0322% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$9.81M
Instructional Salaries
129
Number of Employees

In 2022, Linfield University paid a total of $9.81M to 129 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
52 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
42 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Linfield University were Assistant professor with 52 employees, Professor with 41 employees, and Associate professor with 36 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Linfield University were Service with 42 employees, Management with 37 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 37 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Linfield University was Female Assistant professor with 36 employees, Female Associate professor with 27 employees, and Male Professor with 24 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Linfield University.

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