George Fox University

Newberg, OR

George Fox University

Newberg, OR

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Tuition & Fees

$38,370

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
510
75th
610
25th
510
75th
27
25th
19
75th
26
25th
18
75th
28
25th
19
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

90%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,441
Declined 244
Total Received 2,685
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Private

2,746

undergraduate students

1,765

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 4,511
Established in 1891
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Other

108-acre campus in Newberg (population: 23,609), 23 miles from Portland; branch campuses in Portland, Redmond, and Salem. Served by bus; major airport and train serve Portland.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

George Fox University
414 North Meridian Street
Newberg, OR
97132

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
53%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
32%
Top 1/4
60%
Top 1/2
88%
Bottom 1/2
12%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
510
75th
610
25th
510
75th
27
25th
19
75th
26
25th
18
75th
28
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) January 15
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

90%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,441
Declined 244
Total Received 2,685

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Financial Aid

89%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$19,434

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $37,840
Room $6,890
Board $5,200
Additional fees $530
Books & supplies $950
Total $51,410
Average Financial Aid - $19,434
Total with Avg. Aid $31,976

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,715,005
State $1,231,123
Institutional $29,666,220
Other external $1,403,049
Total $36,015,397

Non-need-based

Federal $3,752
State $5,300
Institutional $9,961,057
Other external $280,954
Total $10,251,063
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 503 554-2300
sfs@georgefox.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track and field indoor
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, flag football, floor hockey, indoor soccer, volleyball, walleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division III), Northwest Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting and Business/Management.
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Behavioral Sciences.
Bible/Biblical Studies.
Biochemistry.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Broadcast Journalism.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Cinematography and Film/Video Production.
Civil Engineering, General.
Clinical Psychology.
Cognitive Science, General.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Counseling Psychology.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Creative Writing.
Criminology.
Divinity/Ministry.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering, General.
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Film/Cinema/Media Studies.
Finance, General.
Financial Planning and Services.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Graphic Design.
Health Teacher Education.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
History, General.
Information Science/Studies.
Interior Design.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International/Globalization Studies.
Journalism.
Management Information Systems, General.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Missions/Missionary Studies.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Organizational Communication, General.
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other.
Pastoral Studies/Counseling.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physician Associate/Assistant.
Political Science and Government, General.
Project Management.
Psychology, General.
Recording Arts Technology/Technician.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Religious Education.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other.
Theology/Theological Studies.
Youth Ministry.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Nursing
  3. Engineering

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

4,511

total students

45%

in-state

55%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

61%

2,746
students

Female
58%
1,591

Male
42%
1,155

39%

1,765
students

Female
65%
1,146

Male
35%
619

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

90%

2,479
students

Female
59%
1,439

Male
41%
1,040

10%

267
students

Female
57%
152

Male
43%
115

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
8%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

6%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

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

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
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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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
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