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

$37,307 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
83% Acceptance Rate

Where Is 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 Recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into GFU?

83% Acceptance Rate
62% Of Accepted Are Women
8% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 83%, 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 38% of accepted students are men and 62% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 84%, and the acceptance rate for women is 82%.

Average Test Scores

About 8% 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 560 and 680. Math scores were between 530 and 670.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for George Fox University  ( 560 to 680 )

SAT Math Scores for George Fox University  ( 530 to 670 )
GFU received ACT scores from 10% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 19 and 27. Math scores were between 19 and 27. Composite scores were between 19 and 27.

ACT English Scores for George Fox University  ( 19 to 27 )
ACT Math Scores for George Fox University  ( 19 to 27 )
ACT Composite Scores for George Fox University  ( 19 to 27 )

Can I Afford George Fox University?

$37,307 Net Price
72% Take Out Loans
0.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of GFU is $37,307. 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

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At GFU, approximately 72% of students took out student loans averaging $8,378 a year. That adds up to $33,512 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at GFU is 0.4%. 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

2,341 Full-Time Undergraduates
61% Women
31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,559 undergraduate students at GFU, with 2,341 being full-time and 218 being part-time.


There are also 1,726 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,341 full-time undergraduates at GFU, 39% are male and 61% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 119
Black or African American 39
Hispanic or Latino 358
White 1,577
International Students 11
Other Races/Ethnicities 237

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

953 Took All Classes Online
2,113 Took At Least One Class Online
67.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 2,113 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 67.0%. This is the #320 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%.


*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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