GFU Description

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.

Quick Facts about George Fox University

Region

Northwest

Setting

Small Town Setting

Type

Private

Affiliation

Friends

Size

Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Bruins

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Selective

In-State Tuition

$29,050

Out-of-State Tuition

$29,050

Retention Rate

84%

Enrollment

3,403

Year Established

1891

GFU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
1,980
Freshman Class
628
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
3,403

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
58%
Graduate
42%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
72%
Part-Time
28%

Gender of Students

Women
60%
Men
40%

Ethnic Diversity

African-American
2%
Asian
4%
Caucasian
75%
Latino
4%
Other
15%

International Students

International
3%
Domestic
97%

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