Tuition & Fees

$33,730

$33,730

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
20%
500-599
43%
400-499
26%
300-399
5%
700-800
5%
600-699
22%
500-599
42%
400-499
27%
300-399
4%
700-800
5%
600-699
18%
500-599
36%
400-499
35%
300-399
6%
30-36
14%
24-29
31%
18-23
40%
12-17
14%
6-11
1%
30-36
8%
24-29
45%
18-23
34%
12-17
13%
30-36
8%
24-29
45%
18-23
40%
12-17
7%
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undergraduateRatios

44%

56%

male

female

1
14

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,346
Declined + 655
Total Received 3,001
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Private (nonprofit)

2,578

undergraduate students

1,337

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Nursing
  3. Engineering
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Codes

SAT 4325
ACT 3462

Fun Facts

  • For many years the Bruin mascot at George Fox University was more than a campus symbol; the bearskin belonging to the bear that inspired the nickname was physically passed down from class to class. Sometimes it even went on senior class outings! A replica is used today.

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School Facts

George Fox, founded in 1891, is a private Christian university. Its 108-acre residential campus is located in Newberg, Oregon, 23 miles from Portland.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 3,915
Established in 1891
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Quaker (Society of Friends)
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  ATS (Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NWCCU (Northwest Comm. on Colleges and Universities)

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Newberg, OR

108-acre campus in Newberg (population: 22,508), 23 miles from Portland; branch campuses in Portland, Redmond, and Salem. Served by bus; major airport and train serve Portland.

George Fox University
414 North Meridian Street
Newberg, OR 97132

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
55%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
89%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
25%
Top 1/4
55%
Top 1/2
83%
Bottom 1/2
17%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
20%
500-599
43%
400-499
26%
300-399
5%
700-800
5%
600-699
22%
500-599
42%
400-499
27%
300-399
4%
700-800
5%
600-699
18%
500-599
36%
400-499
35%
300-399
6%
30-36
14%
24-29
31%
18-23
40%
12-17
14%
6-11
1%
30-36
8%
24-29
45%
18-23
34%
12-17
13%
30-36
8%
24-29
45%
18-23
40%
12-17
7%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Common application accepted no
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,346
Declined + 655
Total Received 3,001

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities

Considered

Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Ryan Dougherty
Executive Director of Admissions
P: 503 554-2240
F: 503 554-3110
admissions@georgefox.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,825,872
State $863,100
Institutional $28,631,783
Other external $1,874,645
Total $35,195,400

Non-need-based

Federal $3,708
State
Institutional $2,825,708
Other external $166,177
Total $2,995,593

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division III), Northwest Conference
Mascot
Bruins
School colors
navy blue and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Allied Health
Applied Science/Engineering
Art
Athletic Training
Biblical Studies
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Christian Ministries
Cinema/Media Communication
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Cognitive Science
Communication Arts
Computer Science
Divinity
Economics
Education
Elementary Education
Engineering
English
Entrepreneurship
Finance
Global Business
Health/Human Performance
History
Information Systems
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Studies
Journalism
Management
Marketing
Marriage/Couple/Family Counseling
Mathematics
Ministry
Ministry Leadership
Music
Music Education
Nursing
Organizational Communication
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Politics
Psychology
School Counseling
School Psychology
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Spiritual Formation
Teaching
Theatre
Theological Studies
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Undergraduate

66%

2,578
students

Female
56%
1,444

Male
44%
1,134

Graduate

34%

1,337
students

Female
58%
778

Male
42%
559

undergraduateFull-time

91%

2,348
students

Female
56%
1,303

Male
44%
1,045

undergraduatePart-time

9%

230
students

Female
62%
141

Male
38%
89

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

57%

Transfer applicants accepted

39%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.60
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented China
Ecuador
Kenya
South Korea
Taiwan
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Jennifer Farland
Assistant Director for International Admissions
550 554-2258
jfarland@georgefox.edu

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