George Fox University

Newberg, OR

George Fox University

Newberg, OR

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Tuition & Fees

$37,130

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

1

teacher

-

students

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,334
Declined 646
Total Received 2,980
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Private

2,569

undergraduate students

1,330

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 3,899
Established in 1891
Coeducational Coeducational

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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.

  • Metropolitan area: Portland
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Portland International

George Fox University
414 North Meridian Street
Newberg
97132

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
55.32%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government
  • Christian Ministries
  • Orientation Committee
  • Outdoor Club and Bruin Ambassadors
  • Blue Zone

Top Events

  • Serve Day
  • Juniors Abroad
  • Homecoming

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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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • parking lot cameras, video surveillance of key buildings

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
25%
Top 1/4
55%
Top 1/2
82%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $40
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.56

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,334
Declined 646
Total Received 2,980

Admissions Factors

Very Important

application essay
academic GPA
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

character/personal qualities

Considered

extracurricular activities
interview
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
state residency

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Racquetball, Rock climbing, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Racquetball, Rock climbing, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Behavioral Sciences
Bible/Biblical Studies
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Civil Engineering, General
Cognitive Science
Computer Engineering, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Finance, General
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
History, General
Information Science/Studies
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International/Global Studies
Journalism
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Organizational Communication, General
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Philosophy
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

3,899

total students

51.1%

in-state

48.9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

66%

2,569
students

Female
56%
1,438

Male
44%
1,131

34%

1,330
students

Female
58%
773

Male
42%
557

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

2,348
students

Female
56%
1,303

Male
44%
1,045

9%

221
students

Female
62%
135

Male
38%
86

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27

Transfer students enrolled

1%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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