Tuition & Fees

$36,020

$36,020

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
41%
500-599
39%
400-499
11%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
34%
500-599
46%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
20%
500-599
38%
400-499
31%
300-399
7%
30-36
17%
24-29
38%
18-23
33%
12-17
12%
30-36
6%
24-29
53%
18-23
31%
12-17
10%
30-36
10%
24-29
45%
18-23
38%
12-17
7%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,355
Declined + 519
Total Received 2,874
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Private (nonprofit)

2,698

undergraduate students

1,378

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

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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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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 4,076
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: 23,306), 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
41%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
91%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
29%
Top 1/4
60%
Top 1/2
88%
Bottom 1/2
12%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
41%
500-599
39%
400-499
11%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
34%
500-599
46%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
20%
500-599
38%
400-499
31%
300-399
7%
30-36
17%
24-29
38%
18-23
33%
12-17
12%
30-36
6%
24-29
53%
18-23
31%
12-17
10%
30-36
10%
24-29
45%
18-23
38%
12-17
7%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Common application accepted no
Application deadline January 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,355
Declined + 519
Total Received 2,874

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

Lindsay Knox
Executive Director of Undergraduate Admissions & Financial Aid
P: 503 554-2240
F: 503 554-3110
admissions@georgefox.edu

Financial Aid

85%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$22,722

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $35,500
Room & board $11,250
Additional fees $520
Books & supplies $950
Total $48,220
Average Financial Aid - $22,722
Total with Avg. Aid $25,498

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,760,997
State $1,007,433
Institutional $26,341,804
Other external $1,698,236
Total $32,808,470

Non-need-based

Federal $9,318
State $4,250
Institutional $8,401,863
Other external $323,351
Total $8,738,782

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 503 554-2300
sfs@georgefox.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Lindsay Knox
Executive Director of Undergraduate Admissions & Financial Aid
lknox@georgefox.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Floor Hockey, Indoor Soccer, Volleyball, Walleyball

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Athletic Directors

Adam Puckett (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Elise Trask (women's)
Associate Director Of Athletics/swa
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Animation
Applied Science
Arts Administration
Athletic Training
Biblical Studies
Biochemistry
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Business Administration
Cell/Molecular Biology
Chemistry
Christian Ministries
Cinematic Arts
Civil Engineering
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Cognitive Science
Communication Arts
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Cyber Security
Divinity
Ecology/Field Biology
Economics
Education
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering
English
Exercise Science
Film/Video Production
Finance
Fitness Management
Global Business
Global/Cultural Studies
Graphic Design
Health/Human Performance
History
Illustration
Information Systems
Interdisciplinary Studies
Interior Design
International Studies
Journalism
Kinesiology
Kinesiology/Exercise Science
Literature/Writing
Management
Marketing
Marriage/Couple/Family Counseling
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Ministry
Ministry Leadership
Missions
Music
Music Education
Nursing
Organizational Communication
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physical Therapy
Politics
Pre-Dental
Pre-Law
Pre-Medicine
Pre-Pharmacy
Pre-Veterinary
Professional Writing
Psychology
School Counseling
School Psychology
Social Justice/Inequality Sociology
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Spiritual Formation
Studio Art
Teaching
Theological Studies
Writing/Literature
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

4,076

total students

52%

in-state

48%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

66%

2,698
students

Female
57%
1,526

Male
43%
1,172

34%

1,378
students

Female
61%
845

Male
39%
533

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

2,494
students

Female
57%
1,411

Male
43%
1,083

8%

204
students

Female
57%
115

Male
43%
89

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
8%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

72%

Transfer applicants accepted

49%

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 Application Deadlines

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

International Student Contact

Patrick Kelley
Director of International Recruitment and Admissions
503 554-6026
pkelley@georgefox.edu

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