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Linfield Demographics & Diversity

McMinnville, Oregon

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Linfield are mainly White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has high racial diversity. 40% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Linfield University students
Race Percent of Students
White 60%
Black 2%
Hispanic 13%
Asian 5%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 13%
International 3%
Race Unknown 3%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 87% more female students than male students enrolled at Linfield University with a gender ratio of 65% women to 35% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Linfield has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Linfield University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 35%
Women 65%
Enrollment by gender for Linfield University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 611
Women 1,143

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Linfield serves a low number of students outside of Oregon, with 66 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Linfield University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 66%
Out of State 33%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$64,098 per year

30% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 2.2%
Part time Undergrads 1.7%

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