874 reviews
  1. Newberg, OR
  2. 4 Year
B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    A-
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    C-
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    C+
  9. Dorms
    A
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    B+
  12. Safety
    A
George Fox University is ...
Private not-for-profit, Quaker
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Northwest Conference
Address
414 N Meridian St
Newberg, OR 97132

George Fox University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
78%
SAT Scores Range
960-1210
ACT Scores Range
20-26
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Will You Get In?

Test Scores and GPA for George Fox University

Cost

Net Price
$25,359/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $20,003/ year
  • $30-48k
    $19,976/ year
  • $49-75k
    $22,548/ year
  • $76-110k
    $26,813/ year
  • $110k+
    $30,375/ year

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
88%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.57 responses
71%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.56 responses
55%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.56 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,251Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
35%
Varsity Athletes
19%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 40 responses
Report
  • Christians.
    45%
  • Academically focused.
    25%
  • Loving and excited to see you
    8%
  • Everything except goth
    5%
  • Hipster
    5%
  • Homophobic hipster conservative christian
    5%
  • Atheletes
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
91%
Poll
85%
of students say they don't have Greek life.55 responses
Poll
47%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.79 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 42 responses
Report
  • Be known
    45%
  • Friendly
    29%
  • Community Filled
    12%
  • Family
    5%
  • Quality
    5%
  • Easy-going
    2%
  • Opportunity
    2%

After George Fox University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$43,300/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
65%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
93%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.40 responses

George Fox University Reviews

874 reviews
All Categories
Pros: The campus is pretty, academics are good, esteemed university, and "most" professors are great.
Cons: Cliques, expensive, lacking diversity, shove religious views down your throat and if you don't agree your grade suffers yet the student portal is evidence of rampant drugs/sex/partying, no assistance with job placement if you are an Adult degree student, and the film program professors need to be fired - horrible favoritism, uncommunicative, arrogant, and just plain nasty!
In summary, it's a good school IF you choose the right program, stay to yourself, and do NOT live on campus!
As a Christian, George Fox University has been such a supportive educational experience for me. I do not have to worry about sharing about my faith, because I am in a Christian environment. The George Fox faculty is always willing to help, are very friendly, and continually practice George Fox's missions statement to Be Known. When I was going through the application process for their university, the staff was supportive and helped me through the entire process. I truly felt respected, welcomed, and known. The university campus is beautiful, well-kept, and safe. From the lush green lawns to the picturesque bridges surrounded by a vibrant forest, the beauty of this university never disappoints. I particularly like the small class sizes which allow relationships to grow between the students and the teacher. The teaching faculty at George Fox University is exceptional. They create a comfortable learning environment and challenge the students to grow. George Fox is a fantastic university.
George Fox is a terrific University that is well rounded in all areas of education, faith, and campus life. The campus is beautiful and feels very safe and like home. The professors are personable and address you as the individual you are. They provide many resources for effective learning. Faith is a big part of campus life with chapel twice a week and other outside options to be involved. Campus life is also healthy with great dorm life and activities, intermural sports, clubs, study groups, sporting events, faith groups, etc. The office staff is readily available and very helpful in all departments from admissions to financial accounts. One area I would like to see improve is the cafeteria food.