Chances of getting into Linfield College McMinnville Campus

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
81%
Admission Difficulty for Linfield College McMinnville Campus
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Linfield and can I get accepted? The school has a 81% acceptance rate ranking it #8 in Oregon for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,782 out of 2,199 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 moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 53 percent. Linfield College McMinnville Campus typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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Linfield SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1020-1200
Applicants Submitting SAT
83%
SAT Scores for Linfield College McMinnville Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1020
SAT Scores for Linfield College McMinnville Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1200
Average SAT Score 1110

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

Linfield College McMinnville Campus typically requires applicants to be in the top 57 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1020 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 930. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. The school ranks #10 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. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Linfield College McMinnville Campus admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1200 and Above Good >88%
1110 to 1200 Avg + 81%-88%
1020 to 1110 Avg - 71%-81%
930 to 1020 Reach 60%-71%
Less than 930 Low <60%
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Linfield ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
35%
ACT Scores for Linfield College McMinnville Campus
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
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 25
Average ACT Score 22

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 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #9 in Oregon for highest average ACT composite score. 35 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Linfield College McMinnville Campus.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Linfield College McMinnville Campus admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >89%
22 to 25 Avg + 81%-89%
20 to 22 Avg - 74%-81%
18 to 20 Reach 65%-74%
Less than 18 Low <65%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Linfield College McMinnville Campus. 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 81% 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

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%

Admission Statistics

Linfield College McMinnville Campus admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,299 900 2,199
Accepted 1,112 670 1,782
Acceptance Rate 86% 74% 81%
Enrolled 203 123 326
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 18% 18% 18%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Linfield College McMinnville Campus and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Linfield College McMinnville Campus Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

81% of those who apply are granted admission to Linfield. Admission competition is and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1020 and 1200. 83% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 25. 35% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.