George Fox University (GFU)

Newberg, OR

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George Fox University

George Fox University

George Fox University Student Essentials

George Fox University Student Essentials
Region: Northwest
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Friends
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Bruins
Website: www.georgefox.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $30,230
Out-of-State Tuition: $30,230
Retention Rate: 82%
Enrollment: 4,163
Year Established: 1891

About GFU

A small, selective school, George Fox University in Newberg, Oregon, offers a truly integrated, Christian education where academics, creative pursuits, social activities and service all come together.

George Fox awards bachelor’s degrees in the sciences, the liberal, fine and performing arts and in human service fields as well.

Graduate degrees are awarded in ministerial studies, education and counseling among others.

Carrying out its commitment to service and to integrated education, George Fox offers such innovative and integrated academic programs as the one in Servant Engineering. Through this program, students invent and design technologies to help populations in need. One group, for example, designed a reading device for the blind.

Integrating social and creative activities, George Fox provides many opportunities for students to socialize while also engaging in theatre, music, dance and other creative pursuits. Additionally, students may participate in spiritual organizations and student clubs.

Since George Fox is selective in its admissions process, the average GPA of an admitted student is 3.6. Other factors that are taken into account in the admissions process are ACT or SAT scores and extracurricular activities.

The majority of financial aid is given out through school scholarships based on academic merit and federal grants based on financial need. Loans and work-study awards are also given to a certain percentage of students.

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GFU Map & Location

George Fox University
414 N Meridian St
Newberg, OR 97132


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Getting Around GFU

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

8/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Newberg, OR

Winter
Dec
46
34
Jan
47
35
Feb
51
35
Spring
Mar
57
38
Apr
62
40
May
69
45
Summer
Jun
75
49
Jul
83
52
Aug
83
52
Fall
Sep
77
48
Oct
64
43
Nov
52
38

GFU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 2,345
Freshman Class 628
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 4,163

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 7%
  • African American: 2%
  • Caucasian: 75%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 4%
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 10%
Latino 7%
African American 2%
Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%
Unknown and Other 10%

Undergraduate 56%
Graduate 44%
Full-Time 67%
Part-Time 33%
Women 62%
Men 38%
International 6%
Domestic 94%

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