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About Linfield

About Linfield

The first building on campus, Pioneer Hall was dedicated on June 12, 1883 and housed the entire college.The first building on campus, Pioneer Hall was dedicated on June 12, 1883 and housed the entire college.

Linfield College, a private, comprehensive, undergraduate institution located in the Pacific Northwest, connects the traditional liberal arts with practical education through collaborative, service and experiential learning opportunities. Linfield is nationally recognized for its strong teaching faculty, outstanding academic programs and distinctive international emphasis. Linfield educates students to become global citizens, with more than 40 percent of all graduates participating in study abroad courses.

Linfield offers 48 majors through three programs.


Once known as McMinnville College, the Linfield College main campus is located just south of the historic McMinnville downtown on 189 park-like acres. The residential campus features a traditional liberal arts curriculum, including pre-professional programs.


The Portland Campus is home to the Linfield-Good Samaritan School of Nursing, established in 1982 through a partnership with Good Samaritan Hospital (now a part of Legacy Health Systems). The transfer-only campus is located in Northwest Portland and offers a bachelor's degree in nursing.

Online and Continuing Education

Beginning in 1975, Linfield's Online and Continuing Education (OCE) program has made bachelor’s degrees accessible to working adults through online courses. Advisors serve students around the state, country and world.

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McMinnville, Oregon  97128-6894
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