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

Student Life List

Total Enrollment live On Campus Description
4,139 40% George Fox University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,707, with a gender distribution of 44 percent male students and 56 percent female students. At this school, 40 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated or -affiliated housing and 60 percent of students live off campus. In sports, George Fox University is part of the NCAA III.

Student Body

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Total enrollment 4,139
Total undergraduate enrollment 2,707
Total graduate enrollment 1,432
Enrolled students who are veterans or active service members 3.6%

Degree-seeking student gender distribution

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Degree-seeking women 55.8%


Students living on- and off-campus

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Students who live in college-owned, operated or affiliated housing 40%
Students who live off-campus 60%

Types of campus housing available

women's dorms
men's dorms
apartment for single students
special housing for disabled students
wellness housing
other housing options


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Collegiate athletic association NCAA III

Clubs & Organizations

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Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Air Force ROTC Offered at cooperating institution (University of Portland)
Army ROTC Not offered
Navy ROTC Not offered