George Fox University

About George Fox University

Located in Newberg, OR, just a few miles south of Portland, George Fox University is a private Christian university that offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The school was established in 1885 and is the oldest Christian university in Oregon. Today, George Fox University enrolls around 4,100 students and operates under the mission of preparing students spiritually, academically, and professionally to think with clarity, act with integrity, and serve with passion.

Undergraduate students at George Fox can choose from more than 50 different majors. Some of the most popular programs include business, engineering, nursing, education, and biology. The school also offers 15 graduate programs, such as Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Doctor of Psychology, and Doctor of Physical Therapy programs. Their Portland seminary campus also offers eight graduate programs in ministry, divinity, and spiritual direction.

Adult degree-completion programs are offered at George Fox's Portland Center and Salem sites as well as online. These accelerated programs are designed for adult learners who want to return to school and finish their degree. Program options include a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, Bachelor of Arts in Health Administration, Bachelor of Arts in Management and Organizational Leadership, Bachelor of Science in Project Management, RN to BSN Program, and Bachelor of Arts in Social and Behavioral Studies. Applicants to these programs can transfer previous college credits as well as receive credit for life experiences.

Admission Requirements:

  • Must be a high school graduate or have completed GED

Why George Fox University?

Ranked University

George Fox University was ranked among the best regional universities in the West by U.S. News & World Report in 2018, and Forbes magazine ranked the school among the top 10 'Best Religiously Affiliated Colleges' in the United States.

Program Variety

George Fox university offers over 50 traditional undergraduate majors and minors, as well as pre-professional programs, graduate programs, teacher credentialing programs, and seminary programs.

Online Learning Options

George Fox offers a variety of online programs - including a Doctor of Business Administration, Master of Education, Doctor of Education, teaching endorsements, school administrator programs, and seminary programs.

Personal Attention

With a low student-to-faculty ratio of 14:1 and an average class size of 18, all George Fox students have the opportunity to received individualized attention from their instructors.

Accredited School

George Fox University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

Applicants to George Fox University must have a high school diploma or GED. Some programs have additional requirements.

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Find Your Program:

  • Adult Degree Program - Elementary Education
  • Adult Degree Program - Healthcare Administration
  • Adult Degree Program - Management and Organizational Leadership
  • Adult Degree Program - Project Management
  • Adult Degree Program - Social and Behavioral Studies
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing

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