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Linfield Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

80.8%
Admission Difficulty for Linfield College McMinnville Campus
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Can I get into Linfield? The school has a 81% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,878 out of 2,325 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 45 percent. Linfield College McMinnville Campus typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 21% 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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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1100-1280
Applicants Submitting SAT
74%
SAT Scores for Linfield College McMinnville Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 560
SAT Math 25th 540
SAT Composite 25th 1100
SAT Scores for Linfield College McMinnville Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 660
SAT Math 75th 620
SAT Composite 75th 1280
Estimated Average SAT 1190
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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 41 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1100 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 1010. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1190 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 74 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Linfield College McMinnville Campus admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1280 and Above Good >88%
1190 to 1280 Avg + 81%-88%
1100 to 1190 Avg - 71%-81%
1010 to 1100 Reach 60%-71%
Less than 1010 Low <60%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
20-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
41%
ACT Scores for Linfield College McMinnville Campus
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Linfield College McMinnville Campus
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 26
Estimated Average ACT 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. 41 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
26 and Above Good >88%
23 to 26 Avg + 81%-88%
20 to 23 Avg - 71%-81%
17 to 20 Reach 60%-71%
Less than 17 Low <60%

Estimated GPA Requirements

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. 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 Admission Chances
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 1,337 988 2,325
Accepted 1,128 750 1,878
Acceptance Rate 84% 76% 81%
Enrolled 234 166 400
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 21% 22% 21%

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.