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Linfield College is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. Specialized accreditation is granted to certain of the college’s individual programs. The baccalaureate degree in nursing (which includes the online RN to BSN program) at the Linfield-Good Samaritan School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Our BSN program is also approved by the Oregon State Board of Nursing. The education program is approved for training of elementary and secondary teachers by the State of Oregon’s Teachers Standards and Practices Commission. The education department also operates the Linfield Pre-Kindergarten program accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. The music program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music. The athletic training program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education. The chemistry program is approved by the American Chemical Association. Programs offered online through the Division of Continuing Education are authorized by the Washington Student Achievement Council. The college maintains affiliation with the American Baptist Churches, U.S.A.

Linfield College reserves the right to withdraw courses at any time, change fees, change the calendar and rules regarding admission and graduation requirements, and change any other regulations affecting the student body. Changes shall become effective whenever the proper authorities so determine and shall, at the discretion of such authorities, apply not only to prospective students but also to those who at that time are matriculated in the college.

Linfield College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, or physical handicap or other disabling condition in its educational programs, admission, activities, or employment policies.

Addresses of Accrediting Bodies

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
8060 165th Avenue NE, Suite 100
Redmond, WA 98052
(425) 558-4224
Teachers Standards and Practices Commission
250 Division St. NE
Salem, OR 97301-1012
(503) 378-3586
Oregon State Board of Nursing
17938 SW Upper Boones Ferry Road
Portland, OR 97224-7012
(971) 673-0685
National Association for the Education of Young Children
1313 L Street, NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20005
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036-1120
(202) 887-6791
National Association of Schools of Music
11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21
Reston, VA 20190
(703) 437-0700
American Chemical Society Approved Program
1155 Sixteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
(800) 227-5558 
Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education
2201 Double Creek Drive, Suite 5006
Round Rock, TX 78664
(512) 733-9700

Oregon Office of Degree Authorization:

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