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George Fox University

414 N Meridian St, Newberg, OR

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George Fox University is a nonprofit private institution located in Newberg, Oregon and provides a large number of degree programs for students. The school maintains a Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculums and daily life at the school. Around 3,500 students enroll at George Fox University annually.

Areas of study offered at George Fox University include:

  • Education
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Psychology
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Health And Clinical Professions

To be considered for admissions, you may be asked to complete an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit school transcripts, which are then evaluated by admissions staff. The majority of students admitted to this school have an SAT score within the range of 980 to 1240, or an ACT score in a range of 21 to 27. Roughly 80% of all applicant were accepted at this school, with 23% of those admitted choosing to enroll. More information regarding admissions can be found here.

The cost of tuition is nearly $32,000 annually. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and that is why students should use the school's tuition calculator to identify their personalized cost estimate of attendance. Housing is available for students, and generally costs around $5,800 annually. Students at this school may be eligible for aid which is typically grants and loans.

Athletic programs are available at George Fox University through the NCAA, allowing students to participate in intercollegiate sports. Sports available:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Golf (NCAA Division III)
  • Soccer (NCAA Division III)
  • Softball (NCAA Division III)
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Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give you an idea of the applicants George Fox University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, SAT/ACT scores of students who were accepted, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred. This information can be used to see your chances of getting accepted to George Fox University.

Admission Requirements & Recommendations

  • High School G.P.A. and School Records are Required
  • Letters of Recommendation are Required
  • SAT or ACT Test Scores are Required
  • TOEFL for ESL Students are Required

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Admissions Test Scores - SAT Exam, ACT Exam, etc...

ACT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2011

 Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)
ACT ® English21 - 27
ACT ® Math20 - 26
ACT ® Composite Score21 - 27

Acceptance Rate Table

The table below lists the chances of getting into George Fox University.

 Number (Percentage)
Applicants2,547
Granted Admissions2,028 (80%)
Accepted Students That Enrolled460 (23%)

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at George Fox University is around 3,500 students, where graduate students make up roughly 40% of the student body.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $30,000-$36,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
  • Part time students pay in the range of $910 to $1,100 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid98%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships94%$15,987
Receiving Student Loans72%$6,753

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 2%.

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, George Fox University may provide services like those listed below:

  • Online classes
  • Counseling assistance
  • Work study style employment
  • Employment search assistance

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of George Fox University is approximately 62%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years52%
Graduating in 5 Years7%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

Campus: George Fox University Portland Center

  • Theology (Ministry) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (since 1974)

Campus: George Fox University

  • Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) Program
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program (more info)
  • Music Program (more info)
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program (more info)

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

Education

Business and Marketing Studies

Psychology

Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Behavioral Science (B)
  • Interdisciplinary Studies (B)
  • Global Studies (B)
  • Cognitive Science (B)

Health and Clinical Professions

Theology and Religious Vocations

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Engineering

Public Administration and Social Services

Visual and Performing Arts

English Language and Literature

  • English Language and Literature, Letters (B)

Family and Consumer Sciences

  • Family and Consumer Sciences (B)

Communications and Journalism

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

  • United States Studies (B)

Social Sciences

Physical Sciences

History

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

  • Spanish Language and Literature (B)

Computer and Information Sciences

  • Computer (B)

Mathematics and Statistics

Recreation and Fitness Studies

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