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

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Private, Coed 1891 Friends Semester $20.4 million + 414 N. Meridian Street, Newberg, OR 97132 (503) 538-8383
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56 100.0 Oregon Newberg 107
Key Value
ID 128
Tuition $35,016 (2017-18)
Room and Board $10,886 (2017-18)
Total Enrollment 4,139
Application Deadline rolling
Application Fee $40
Acceptance Rate 79%
Description When applying to George Fox University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling, and the early action deadline is Nov. 1. The application fee at George Fox University is $40. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due Aug. 31. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 79 percent.


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Application deadline rolling
Early decision deadline N/A
Application fee $40
Common Application accepted Yes
Deadline for housing deposit N/A


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Admission interview Neither required/recommended
Required standardized tests Either SAT or ACT
SAT/ACT scores must be received by Aug. 31

Entering Class Stats

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Selectivity Selective
Fall 2016 acceptance rate 79%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A

Transfer Students

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Accepting applications Fall, Spring
Minimum credits to apply 20
Minimum required college GPA 2.6
Has guaranteed admission agreement with at least one other institution No
Guaranteed admission agreement URL N/A

International Students

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Separate application form required No
Conditional admission offered Yes
Early decision or early action options available N/A
TOEFL (paper) Required of some
TOEFL (internet-based) Required of some
Michigan Test N/A
IELTS Required of some
SAT Required of some
SAT Subject N/A
ACT Required of some
Advance deposit required No
TOEFL accepted instead of SAT or ACT No
International student contact Jennifer Farland, Assistant Director for International Admissions, (503) 554-2258,