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.

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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%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
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-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

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

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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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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 Aid Office


P: 503 554-2300
sfs@georgefox.edu

Varsity Sports

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

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

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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
58%
1,439

Male
42%
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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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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