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Unparalleled Excellence

Home to uncommon greatness. And people are noticing.

It's no secret. Linfield's unparalleled student experience prepares our graduates for success in their careers and personal lives – in a sustainable way, in an inclusive way and in an affordable way. And we're not the only ones who have realized it.

What matters to you, matters to us

A smart investment in your future

An affordable education

  • Best Bang for your Buck in the West (Washington Monthly, 2020-2022) (U.S. News & World Report, 2023)
  • Hidden Gems in the Far West (College Raptor, 2022)
  • No. 3 Best Value College in Oregon (Niche, 2022)
  • No. 6 Best Value College in Oregon (SmartAsset, 2021)
  • Best kept secret in higher education (College Gazette, 2020)
  • Best value in Oregon (Money Magazine, 2018) (U.S. News & World Report, 2019)

An inclusive and active community

  • Best ethnic diversity among liberal arts colleges in the Pacific Northwest (U.S. News & World Report, 2017-2022) 
  • Most Engaged Campuses for College Student Voting (ALL IN, 2022)
  • Best Liberal Arts College in Oregon for First-Generation Students (Washington Monthly, 2020)
  • Top Oregon college for adult learners (Washington Monthly, 2019)
  • Top liberal arts college in the West for veterans (U.S. News & World Report, 2019) 

Online degrees that combine educational quality with flexibility 

  • No. 1 private college in Oregon for online bachelor's degrees (U.S. News & World Report, 2013-2023)
  • Best Online Bachelor's Degree Programs in Oregon (, 2022 & 2023)
  • No. 27 college in U.S. for Online Bachelor's Degrees (University HQ, 2022)

Individual programs recognized for their excellence 

A commitment to sustainability

Related News

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Linfield again highest-ranked online degree program among private colleges in Oregon

U.S. News & World Report named Linfield the highest-ranked online bachelor’s degree program among private colleges in Oregon.

ALL IN logo with words "Most Engaged Campus for College Student Voting 2022"

Linfield named one of 2022’s ALL IN Most Engaged Campuses for Student Voting 

Linfield has been recognized by the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge as a 2022 ALL IN Most Engaged Campuses for College Student Voting.

Lettuce party sign in the Linfield Garden, managed by students and volunteers

Linfield named "green college" for 13th consecutive year

The Princeton Review recognizes Linfield as one of the nation's most environmentally responsible colleges.