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Incoming First Year Students


About first year, full-time students beginning their college careers at Linfield

  14-15      15-16      16-17
All Enrolled on Fall Census Date 461 474 393
Percent Men 39% 38% 33%
Percent Women 61% 62% 67%
Average Age 18.0 18.1 18.1
US Students of Color 35.8% 39.0% 31.3%
Race/Ethnicity      
African American/Black 1.7% 3.4% 0.5%
Asian 5.0% 4.2% 5.6%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.4% 1.3% 1.3%
Hispanic/Latino 4.6% 7.2% 7.4%
Native American 0.7% 1.1% 0.8%
White 60.1% 56.5% 61.8%
Two or more races 23.4% 21.9% 16.5%
Undeclared 1.5% 2.1% 3.8%
International (Nonresident Alien) 2.6%  2.3% 2.3%
Academics
Of those with information submitted:
     
Average High School GPA 3.65 3.60 3.65
25th-75th Percentile HS GPA 3.40-3.93 3.34-3.91 3.38-3.94
Average HS GPA 3.75 or Higher 44% 39% 45%
% Submitting High School GPA 98%  94% 100%
Average SAT Critical Reading and Math 1080 1060 1046
Median SAT Critical Reading and Math 1070  1050 1035
25th-75th Percentile SAT Critical Reading and Math 970-1190  950-1170 940-1140
% Submitting SAT scores 83%  79% 78.4%
Ave SAT with Writing 1603  1572 1555
Median SAT with Writing 1600  1550 1550
25th-75th Percentile SAT with Writing 1440-1760 1430-1730 1390-1710
Ave. ACT 24  23 23
Median ACT 24 23 24
25th-75th Percentile ACT 21-26 20-26 21-26
% Submitting ACT scores 43%  46% 47.6%
Of those with rank, top 10% of class 27% 26% 15.8%
Of those with rank, top 25% of class 56% 59% 37.7%
% Submitting High School Rank 58% 56% 58.8%
Number of Linfield Merit Awards 0  0 1
Number of Ford Scholars 3  2 3
With other institutions' transfer credit at entry 33%  27% 33%
With AP credit 17%  14% 17%
With IB credit 2.8%  2.7% 4.3%
Financial Aid      
Of all first years, % with need and receiving any aid 79%  80% 81%
Of first years with need, % receiving aid 100%  100% 100%
Average total of need based institutional scholarships & grants $26,477  $28,864 $28,872
Average total award package (grants, work, loans) $32,134  $34,768 $34,943
Average percentage of need met 85%  81% 84%
Percentage of students receiving Pell Grants 28% 31% 26%
Students with no need receiving institutional aid 12% 19% 18%
Ave. award of institutional scholarship & grant aid $15,900 $18,627 $19,324
Home Residence      
Alaska 2.2%  2.2% 1.8%
California 11.7%  11.7% 12.2%
Hawaii 5.4%  5.4% 7.4%
Idaho 0.9%  0.9% 0.5%
Oregon 52.6%  52.6% 57.0%
Washington 17.6%  17.6% 13.0%
Other U.S. 6.7%  6.7% 6.1%
Other Countries 2.8%  2.8% 2.0%
Number of Countries 7 8 7
Number of States 15  14 14
Other      
First Generation 27%  28% 28%
Linfield Legacy 11%  13% 18%
Traveled Abroad 48%  50% 56%
One Year Later      
Freshman to Sophomore Retention 86.1% 81.9% Available Fall of 2017
25th-75th Percentile cum GPA first year 2.76-3.53 2.66-3.51 Available Fall of 2017
% with first year GPA 2.0 or better 94%  93% Available Fall of 2017
Ave. GPA at the end of first year 3.08 2.98 Available Fall of 2017
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