U.S. News & World Report and others give Linfield College strong ratings

Pioneer Hall, Linfield CollegeAccolades continue to come in for Linfield College, this time from U.S. News & World Report, Washington Monthly and USA Today. The rankings continue to note Linfield’s high quality academics and value.

Linfield College was ranked 124 among national liberal arts colleges in the 2014 U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of best colleges. The annual report contains rankings and information for nearly 1,800 colleges and universities. The rankings considered a broad group of statistics and other information, including graduation rates, SAT and ACT scores, alumni giving rates and high school counselor assessments.

Linfield was also ranked as one of the top 100 liberal arts colleges in the nation by Washington Monthly. In addition, Washington Monthly ranked Linfield at 35 for “Best Bang for the Buck” among liberal arts colleges in the nation. The second ranking looks at graduation rates, student loan default rate and net price among other factors.

Finally, USA Today and The Wall Street Journal Asia have partnered with College Factual to release their 2015 college rankings. Linfield College was ranked 249 out of 1,394 schools on the “Best Nationwide Colleges” list and 154 out of 1,223 on the “Best Nationwide Colleges for Your Money.” Linfield was specifically ranked 4 out of the 19 colleges and universities in Oregon.