Linfield ranks in top 100 online bachelor’s programs in U.S. News & World Report

Linfield College was ranked 80 in the latest U.S. News & World Report of the best online bachelor’s programs. The annual report assessed more than 1,600 online degree programs.  

“Linfield is committed to educating the whole person, inside and outside the classroom, including through our competitively priced online degree and certificate programs. Here, we combine both theoretical and practical knowledge to allow our students to perform well in multiple contexts,” said President Miles K. Davis. “Whether it is as a marketer for Nike or a trauma room nurse, our graduates are making a difference within an organization on day one because Linfield connects learning, life and community.” 

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Linfield has the highest-ranked online bachelor’s degree program among private liberal arts colleges in Oregon. U.S. News & World Report weighs engagement, technology services, faculty credentials and expert opinions when deciding the online program rankings. 

Linfield College is home to 2,000 students at its McMinnville and Portland, Oregon, campuses, as well as online education, which accounts for 238 students. While offering more than 50 majors and minors, 65 percent of Linfield students graduate having studied nursing or business, both of which have online programs 

Last year, Zippia, a California-based website helping people find employment, used the U.S. Department of Education’s college scorecard data finding Linfield is the top college in Oregon for job placement. Linfield College was ranked No. 1 and No. 2. The School of Nursing and the McMinnville campus took the top spots, each earning a 92.5 percent employment rate. 

Students interested in starting classes this spring are encouraged to apply by Feb. 1. Contact Linfield’s Office of Admissions at 503-883-2346 or for details.