Linfield College Portland Campus

Overview of Linfield College Portland Campus

Linfield can be found in Portland, OR (a large city). One of the defining characteristics of the school is its status as a American Baptist school. Linfield is a private, not-for-profit institution. The Bachelor's degree is the highest degree at the school.

Areas of Study

Linfield has a tighter focus on specific areas of study than most colleges its size. The most common majors at the school are in nursing and emergency medicine.

Linfield Selectivity

Linfield does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted.


Classes at the school are less crowded than at many schools. A tenure system is one way Linfield works to keep a high-quality staff. Instructors at the school are well-paid.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, 334 students were enrolled in Linfield. A very high share of students at the school are female.

Student Life

Student dorms or apartments are common at Linfield.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The Linfield College Portland Campus advances education specifically in the health professions that òpromotes integrity, honesty, and service to society in the context of social justice òhonors the dignity and worth of the individual as well as the rich texture of diverse cultures and varied ways of understanding òpromises intellectual challenge and academic excellence on a foundation of the liberal arts òvalues both theoretical and practical knowledge ògraduates highly competent health professionals who espouse the highest degree of professionalism and commitment òpiques curiosity for a lifetime of inquiry òand inspires the courage to live by moral and spiritual principle and to defend freedom of conscience."

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Contacting Linfield

Linfield College-Portland Campus
2215 NW Northrup St
Portland , OR 97210-2932
General Phone: (503) 413-8481

Linfield Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine163registered nursing
Medical Support and Technology11health service and sciences

Number of programs and degrees for Linfield in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree1742

Linfield Student Body

In 2007-2008, Linfield had a total enrollment of 334 students (329 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 73%
Black 1%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 9%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 8%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 2%
20-21 19%
22-24 18%
25-29 24%
30-34 19%
35-39 8%
40-49 8%
50-64 2%

Linfield Room and Board (2007)

Linfield offers campus housing for 126 of its 329 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Portland, Oregon for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Oregon Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Linfield Admissions and Selectivity

Application Requirements:

Years of College Work Before Admittancerecommended

Linfield Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
Room charge $ 2,874

Financial Aid:
Linfield participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 319801)

Linfield Faculty

Linfield has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year0*2*
Associate professorcalendar year0*2*
All faculty totalcalendar year0*4$81,395

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year1*6$76,946
Associate professoracademic year1*3$60,772
Assistant professoracademic year1*8$50,871
All faculty totalacademic year3$65,62917$61,821

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Linfield Degree Programs (2007)

Medical Support And Technology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

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Linfield Highlights

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What Sets Linfield Apart:

Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
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% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%Linfield % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%Linfield Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Linfield Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Linfield Dorm rooms per full-time student
Salaries of full-time faculty
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%Linfield Salaries of full-time faculty

checked American Baptist affiliation
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked Offers campus housing
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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