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McMinnville, Oregon

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Chances of getting into Linfield College McMinnville Campus

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
81.7%
Admission Difficulty for Linfield College McMinnville Campus
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into Linfield and can I get accepted? The school has a 82% acceptance rate ranking it #10 in Oregon for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,953 out of 2,390 applicants were admitted making Linfield College McMinnville Campus an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 51 percent. Linfield College McMinnville Campus typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 24% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Linfield College McMinnville Campus. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 83% of students submit SAT scores and 35% submit ACT scores.

Linfield SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1040-1230
Applicants Submitting SAT
83%
SAT Scores for Linfield College McMinnville Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 520
SAT Composite 25th 1040
SAT Scores for Linfield College McMinnville Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1230
Average SAT Score 1140

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Linfield College McMinnville Campus?

Linfield College McMinnville Campus typically prefers applicants to be in the top 53 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1040 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1140 out of 1600. The school ranks #8 in Oregon for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 83 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Linfield College McMinnville Campus admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1230 and Above Good >89%
1135 to 1230 Avg + 82%-89%
1040 to 1135 Avg - 73%-82%
945 to 1040 Reach 61%-73%
Less than 945 Low <61%
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Linfield ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
35%
ACT Scores for Linfield College McMinnville Campus
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Linfield College McMinnville Campus
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 23

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Linfield?

Admission data indicates that Linfield regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #7 in Oregon for highest average ACT composite score. 35 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Linfield College McMinnville Campus.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Linfield College McMinnville Campus admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >89%
23 to 26 Avg + 82%-89%
20 to 23 Avg - 73%-82%
17 to 20 Reach 61%-73%
Less than 17 Low <61%
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Linfield GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.66
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Linfield College McMinnville Campus?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Linfield. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Linfield College McMinnville Campus was 3.66 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #4 in Oregon for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.66 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Linfield accepts 82% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Linfield College McMinnville Campus students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 47% Good
3.50 to 3.75 23% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 16% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 10% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 4% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 N/A% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

72% of Linfield College McMinnville Campus freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Linfield College McMinnville Campus students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 34%
Top 25% of class 72%
Top 50% of class 94%
Bottom 50% of class 6%
Bottom 25% of class 2%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Linfield College McMinnville Campus admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,449 941 2,390
Accepted 1,232 721 1,953
Acceptance Rate 85% 77% 82%
Enrolled 305 154 459
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 25% 21% 24%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Linfield College McMinnville Campus is $0.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Linfield College McMinnville Campus and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Linfield College McMinnville Campus Admission Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Linfield College McMinnville Campus
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=209065 IPEDS survey data for Linfield College McMinnville Campus.

FAQs

Does Linfield College McMinnville Campus prefer SAT or ACT?

83% of students submit their SAT scores to Linfield. 35% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Linfield College McMinnville Campus?

82% of those who apply are granted admission to Linfield. Admission competition is and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Linfield College McMinnville Campus?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1040 and 1230. 83% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Linfield College McMinnville Campus?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 26. 35% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.