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School of Nursing About Linfield's Nursing Program

Meet the Linfield Nursing Student

There is no typical nursing student.  Students range from young professionals with prior degrees and experienced registered nurses to 20-year-olds seeking bachelor's degrees.  Here are the three general categories of nursing students, all working toward a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.


Students migrate from the McMinnville Campus or transfer from another institution.
  • Average age: 25
  • 33% U.S. students of color
  • 17% male; 83% female
  • 53% begin enrollment at Linfield on the McMinnville Campus; 47% transfer from other institutions to the Portland Campus


Students with prior bachelor's degree, 15-month program.
  • Average age: 28
  • 22% U.S. students of color
  • 38% male; 62% female


Registered nurses pursuing a bachelor's degree
  • Online program for working nurses
  • Average age: 38
  • 17% U.S. students of color
  • 11% male; 89% female