Linfield does well in studies by Forbes and Georgetown University

Pioneer Hall at Linfield CollegeLinfield College continues to rack up strong performances in national rankings.

New college rankings from Forbes Magazine and Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce highlight Linfield College’s value as an investment both during and after college.

Linfield landed on Forbes Magazine’s “Best Value Colleges 2016: The 300 Schools Worth The Investment” list. The ranking is based on tuition, school quality, graduation rates, and alumni earnings. Linfield was ranked fifth among all Oregon colleges, public and private, and 270th nationally.

As highlighted by The Oregonian/, Linfield also had a strong showing in a new analysis by Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce. The study examined data from the U.S. Department of Education to see how much each school’s alumni earn 10 years after starting college. Linfield ranked second in Oregon and 206th nationally.