George Fox University

George Fox is a Oregon's nationally recognized Christian university, providing students with personal attention, global opportunities to learn and serve, and a supportive community that encourages academic rigor and spiritual growth. Small class sizes allow for personal attention from faculty who integrate their Christian faith into the curriculum. Funds are provided for independent undergraduate research. A culture of volunteer service is encouraged through an all-campus Serve Day and serve trips during school breaks. Students enjoy the proximity of Portland, the Pacific Ocean, and other attractions of the Pacific Northwest.

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School Details

school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Private, Coed 1891 Friends Semester $20.4 million + 414 N. Meridian Street, Newberg, OR 97132 (503) 538-8383
overall score total score state city online paying global
56 100.0 Oregon Newberg 107


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The The student-faculty ratio at George Fox University is 14:1, and the school has 47 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at George Fox University include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other; Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies; Fine/Studio Arts, General; Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution; and Engineering, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 81 percent.

Faculty & Classes

Title Value
Classes with fewer than 20 students 47%
20-49 50.6%
50 or more 2.4%


  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other, 33%
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, 11%
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General, 9%
  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution, 8%
  • Engineering, General, 5%