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Linfield University is an independent, nonprofit university with campuses in McMinnville and Portland. Founded in 1858, the university is nationally recognized for its strong teaching faculty, distinctive international emphasis and commitment to diversity. Twenty-eight percent of Linfield students are first-generation college students, and more than one-third are U.S. students of color.
Today, Linfield University offers 56 majors through an integrated curriculum that combines liberal arts, sciences and select professional disciplines. Linfield offers academic programs through its residential undergraduate experience in McMinnville, School of Nursing in Portland, and Online and Continuing Education program, offering 30+ remote degrees, certificates and enrichment opportunities for anyone, anywhere.
Linfield competes in the NCAA Division III Northwest Conference, named the #1 private collegiate athletic program by Niche in 2020. Linfield University is home to the Wildcats and the winningest football program in the country with 64 consecutive winning seasons.