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7/10/2008 Linfield College Accreditation Visit

Linfield College is in the process of reaffirming its accreditation by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. A team of accreditors will visit Linfield College on October 22-24, 2008. Included in the visit will be a review of all college programs, including the Linfield College-Portland Campus/Linfield Good Samaritan School of Nursing and the college’s Division of Continuing Education. The purpose of the visit will be to review Linfield’s Self Study Report and to meet with members of the college and community to assess Linfield’s compliance with the commission’s accreditation standards.

Linfield is accredited at the present time to offer the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Its present accreditation was affirmed by the Northwest Commission at the last full scale review in 1998 as well as at the interim review in 2003 (the most recent accreditation action).

The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities invites comments from members of the public pertinent to Linfield College’s reaccreditation review. The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities must receive comments by Monday, September 22, 2008 at its headquarters, 8060 165th Ave. NE, Suite 100, Redmond, WA 98052-3981, 425-558-4224. Comments must be in writing and signed in order to be accepted by the Commission. Further information about Linfield College can be found at, or about the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities at