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George Fox University
Newberg, OR
George Fox, founded in 1891, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 75-acre campus is located on a wooded ravine in Newberg, 23 miles from Portland.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 2,569
   Women 1,438 (56.0%)
   Men 1,131 (44.0%)
Graduate Students 1,330
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 78% of 2,980 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline January 15
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.56
SAT Math 530 average
480-600 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 540 average
480-600 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 23 average
21-27 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay X      
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance $47,328
  Tuition and Fees $33,730
  Room and Board $10,528
Average Percent of Need Met 88%
Average Freshman Award $24,260
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 195
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 33% of classes
10-19 students: 30% of classes
20-29 students: 17% of classes
30-39 students: 14% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Newberg Population 22,068
Nearest Metropolitan Area Portland
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing 90% of freshmen, 55% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Bruins
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
4.4% Asian
1.8% Black/African-American
11.0% Hispanic/Latino
6.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
71.5% White
3.5% Unknown
International Students 4.3%
First-Year Students Returning 80.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 62.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 50%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 9.9%