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Located in Newberg, Oregon, George Fox University is a private not-for-profit institution. The surrounding location of Newberg is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

49 Undergraduate Degrees
$36,697 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
82% Acceptance Rate

Where Is George Fox University?

Location of George Fox University

Contact details for GFU are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 414 N Meridian St, Newberg, OR 97132
Phone: 503-538-8383

How Do I Get Into GFU?

You can apply to GFU online at:

Admission Requirements for GFU

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into GFU?

82% Acceptance Rate
60% Of Accepted Are Women
78% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 82%, GFU may not be as selective as some schools, but you should not take admittance for granted. Be sure to submit the best application you can.

Approximately 40% of accepted students are men and 60% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 79%, and the acceptance rate for women is 84%.

Average Test Scores

About 78% of students accepted to GFU submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 530 and 650. Math scores were between 520 and 620.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for George Fox University  ( 530 to 650 )

SAT Math Scores for George Fox University  ( 520 to 620 )
GFU received ACT scores from 41% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 20 and 28. Math scores were between 20 and 27. Composite scores were between 21 and 27.

ACT English Scores for George Fox University  ( 20 to 28 )
ACT Math Scores for George Fox University  ( 20 to 27 )
ACT Composite Scores for George Fox University  ( 21 to 27 )

Can I Afford George Fox University?

$36,697 Net Price
70% Take Out Loans
2.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of GFU is $36,697. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At GFU, approximately 70% of students took out student loans averaging $8,212 a year. That adds up to $32,848 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at GFU is 2.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

George Fox University Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,428 Full-Time Undergraduates
58% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,629 undergraduate students at GFU, with 2,428 being full-time and 201 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  GFU

There are also 1,434 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,428 full-time undergraduates at GFU, 42% are male and 58% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  GFU

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of George Fox University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of GFU Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 93
Black or African American 31
Hispanic or Latino 340
White 1,672
International Students 29
Other Races/Ethnicities 263

Geographic Diversity

Oregon students aren't the only ones who study at George Fox University. At this time, 19 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 22 countries are represented at GFU. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Canada, and United Kingdom.

Online Learning at George Fox University

322 Took All Classes Online
856 Took At Least One Class Online
1,427.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 4 bachelor’s degree and 1 master’s degree programs available online at GFU. In 2017-2018, 856 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at GFU has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of GFU

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at George Fox University was 1,427.8%. This is the #38 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at GFU regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

George Fox University Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 49 49
TOTAL 49 49


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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