George Fox University
Newberg, OR 97132

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 4,139
Religious affiliation Friends
Students with disability 4%
Student to faculty ratio 14:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 1,335 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
No
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

64%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

George Fox University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 3,115 applications and 1,986 students were granted admission. George Fox University is at the #62 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 45% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 78% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT960 to 1200
ACT21 to 27

Application Fee

$40
Undergrad students
$40
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, George Fox University's tuition was $33,370 for all students regardless of residency (24.6% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$27,935
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$33,370
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$33,370
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 99% of George Fox University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 32% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $3,887 (which is 11.7% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at George Fox University in 2016-2017, was 470, which is 74% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,939 (which is 0.7% above the national average.)

$3,887
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$5,939
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
99%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, George Fox University has enrolled a total of 4,139 students (3,114 students full-time and 1,025 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 4,139 students, 166 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 43% men and 57% women and 2,707 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,432 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 187 students for distance studies.

4,139
Total Enrollment
166
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 70%

Hispanic: 10%

Two or more races: 6%

Asian: 5%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%

Non-resident alien: 2%

Black/African American: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at George Fox University.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Education 24% 119
Psychology 18% 87
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 17% 84
Theology And Religious Vocations 14% 68
Health Professions And Related Programs 11% 56
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 4% 19
Communications Technologies/technicians And Support Services 2% 10
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 2% 8
Philosophy And Religious Studies 1% 5
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 0% 2

Graduation & Dropout Rates

64%
Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of George Fox University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

2%
Still enrolled
35%
Dropout rate
--
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$34,600
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of George Fox University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $34,600. Last year, out of the total 862 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 802 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 822 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 699 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $34,600 $43,300
Employment Rate 93% 85%
Total Graduates 862 822

Campus Location

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