Linfield College, a private, comprehensive, undergraduate institution located in the Pacific Northwest, connects the traditional liberal arts with a practically-based education through collaborative, service and experiential learning opportunities. Linfield is nationally recognized for its strong teaching faculty, outstanding academic programs and distinctive international emphasis. Linfield educates students to become global citizens, with more than half of all graduates participating in study abroad courses.
Linfield College advances a vision of learning, life and community that: Promotes intellectual challenge and creativity, Values both theoretical and practical knowledge, Engages thoughtful dialogue in a climate of mutual respect, Honors the rich texture of diverse cultures and varied ways of understanding, Piques curiosity for a lifetime of inquiry, And inspires the courage to live by moral and spiritual principle and to defend freedom of conscience.
Linfield College is a genuine community that supports students in a welcoming and inspiring environment. More than 1,700 students attend the residential campus in McMinnville with another 350 in the nursing major affiliated with a Portland hospital and medical center.
Academic expectations are high, and students develop the tools to meet those challenges. They engage in an academic setting where intellectual curiosity thrives. They develop global competencies in their chosen discipline through course content, study-abroad opportunities and interactions with individuals from other countries and cultures.
Linfield supports diversity of people and thought, and as a result, students are transformed in an experiential, collaborative teaching and learning environment. Students develop a deep grounding in the liberal arts and a broad foundation of the skills that lead to professional success and career agility.
A Linfield education fosters critical-thinking, problem-solving, interpersonal and communication skills. A Linfield education promotes the power of discovery, opportunity and possibility. Linfield students, faculty and staff believe in improving the quality of life in local communities and around the world. Linfield - The Power of a Small College.