414 N. Meridian Street Newberg, OR 97132 503-554-2240
http://www.georgefox.edu admissions@georgefox.edu
About George Fox University
  • Year of Foundation 1891
  • Size of Campus 85 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Evangelical Friends
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Bachelor,Post-Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,871
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 60%, 40%, 33%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $40
  • Enrollment No. 1,949
George Fox is 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. We offer bachelor’s degrees in more than 40 majors, adult degree programs, five seminary degrees, and 12 master’s and doctoral degrees. George Fox is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, and in 2010-11 Forbes ranked George Fox in the top 150 colleges in America and among the nation's top Christian colleges. In keeping with our mission of Christian higher education, all employees-faculty, administration and staff-are committed Christians. More than 3,500 students attend classes on the university’s residential campus in Newberg, at its Portland, Salem, and Boise centers, and at other teaching sites in Oregon.
Social Life And Activities
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Ministries, Christian Services, Student Chaplain, Young Life
  • Other on-campus organizations 16%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Multicultural Club, International Club
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Serve Day, Winter Formal, Spring Formal, Mr. Bruin, Cultural Celebration Week, May Serve Trip, Juniors Abroad, Bruin Brawl, Spring and Winter Serve Trips
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Sigma Zeta, Alpha Chi, Psi Chi
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Portland, OR (28)
  • Distance to nearest train Portland, OR. (25)
  • Distance to nearest bus Portland (25)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
Student Housing
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 16%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (39%), men's dorms (24%), apartment for single students (20%), special housing for disabled students (1%), other housing options (16%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 48%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 95%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 9%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 20%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 66%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 15%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 35
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 1%
Campus Services
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Books in Library 202,852
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 48
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 5,942
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 144
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Museums language lab, electron microscope, Tilikum Center for Retreats and Outdoor Ministries
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 72
  • Number Of Microforms 211,669
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities Portland Center library (Statistics for this library included in above); Quaker collection
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 600
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 2,383
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number of e-books 4,388
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 24
  • Internet Access Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,100
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interview training
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 17%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year 45%
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Portland)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 35%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Information not available
  • Employed Students after 2 years 48%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Village