George Fox University: Statistics

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#2422 of 14,131 In the World
#719 of 2,597 In North America
#660 of 2,496 In the United States
#12 of 31 In Oregon
#326 of 1,011 For Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
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Religion
Friends
Acceptance rate
91%
Average SAT
1125
Average ACT
24
Avg. cost to attend
$29,589 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
2,481
Graduates
1,625
Male:Female Ratio
37:63
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

George Fox University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 91% 90% 91%
Applicants 2,685 1,102 1,583
Admissions 2,441 993 1,448
Freshmen enrolled full time 466 185 281
Freshmen enrolled part time 5 3 2

1,918 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

886 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
360 or 76%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1020
or below

75% of them
had 1230
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in George Fox University are 1020-1230 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
152 or 32%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 28
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in George Fox University are 19-28 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 2930 (71%)
Hispanic 468 (11%)
Two or more races 272 (7%)
Asian 183 (4%)
Black or African American 108 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 78 (2%)
Nonresident Alien 34 (0.8%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 19 (0.5%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 6 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$29,589/year
Average aid awarded
$21,793
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $22,552
$30-48K $22,556
$48-75K $24,749
$75-110K $28,347
$110K+ $36,557

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $37,840$14,112
Tuition in-state $37,840$14,112
Tuition out-of-state $37,840$14,112
Fee in-district $530$135
Fee in-state $530$135
Fee out-of-state $530$135

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,230
Combined charge for room and board $12,090
Room charge $6,890
Meal charge $5,200

George Fox University Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General 66 70 10
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 130
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 93
Social Work 22 52
Elementary Education and Teaching 56
Psychology, General 46
Clinical Psychology 21 22
Pastoral Studies & Counseling 3 40
Behavioral Sciences 39
Physical Therapy & Therapist 39
Counseling Psychology 32
Mechanical Engineering 29
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 24
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 23
Organizational Communication, General 21
Accounting and Business & Management 18
Marriage and Family Therapy & Counseling 18
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 17
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 17
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 16
Project Management 16
Cinematography and Film & Video Production 15
Divinity & Ministry 15
Civil Engineering, General 14
English Language and Literature & Letters, Other 13
History, General 13
Education, General 12
Graphic Design 12
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 12
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 12
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other 11
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other 10
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 9
Illustration 9
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 8
Information Science & Studies 8
Computer and Information Sciences, General 7
Finance, General 7
Music, General 7
Political Science and Government, General 7
Fine & Studio Arts, General 6
International & Globalization Studies 6
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 6
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 6
Bible & Biblical Studies 2 3
Biochemistry 5
Computer Engineering, General 5
Mathematics, General 5
Computer and Information Systems Security & Auditing & Information Assurance 4
Interior Design 4
International Business & Trade & Commerce 4
Philosophy 4
Youth Ministry 4
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General 3
Athletic Training & Trainer 3
Cognitive Science, General 3
Economics, General 3
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies 3
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects 2
Health Teacher Education 2
Management Information Systems, General 2
Missions & Missionary Studies 2
Music Teacher Education 2
Recording Arts Technology & Technician 2
Sociology, General 2
Engineering, General 1
Human Services, General 1
Journalism 1
Religion & Religious Studies 1
Spanish Language and Literature 1
Grand Total 763 348 128
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 66% 65% 67%
  • Full-time retention rate - 83%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,227
Citations
11,343

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
656 / 2,419
Psychology
305 / 4,766
Medicine
205 / 3,660
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
165 / 66
Sociology
146 / 1,003
Art & Design
144 / 336
History
112 / 42
Philosophy
106 / 65
Business
95 / 1,050
Social Psychology
88 / 1,192
Computer Science
88 / 634
Political Science
88 / 256
Education Majors
85 / 821
Mathematics
64 / 1,056
Environmental Science
55 / 467
Engineering
54 / 920
Clinical Psychology
54 / 1,640
Physical Therapy
52 / 1,227
Literature
52 / 38
Math Teachers
51 / 250
Classics and Ancient History
49 / 22
Health Science
49 / 993
Economics
49 / 792
Child Psychology
42 / 930
Gender Studies
38 / 206
Law
35 / 50
Art History
34 / 19
Demography
30 / 211
Geography and Cartography
29 / 149
Communications and Public Relations
29 / 237
Biology
27 / 798
Media Studies
25 / 2
Physics
21 / 591
Psychiatry
21 / 394
Cognitive Science
21 / 228
Chemistry
20 / 260
Management
19 / 87
Human Resource Management
19 / 217
Archaeology
19 / 1
Creative Writing
18 / 32

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 10 25
1992 9 22
1993 10 15
1994 11 31
1995 16 34
1996 25 38
1997 28 40
1998 18 77
1999 21 73
2000 29 74
2001 16 105
2002 33 131
2003 54 143
2004 29 170
2005 39 248
2006 48 256
2007 73 266
2008 56 385
2009 79 444
2010 63 568
2011 68 629
2012 73 770
2013 74 806
2014 95 760
2015 119 855
2016 91 829
2017 42 746
2018 54 763
2019 48 961
2020 59 1225
2021 50 1339

Notable alumni

  1. Herbert Hoover

    Herbert Hoover
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1874-1964 (aged 90)
    Occupations
    businesspersonwriterpoliticianstatespersonengineer
    Biography

    Herbert Clark Hoover was an American politician and engineer who served as the 31st president of the United States from 1929 to 1933 and a member of the Republican Party, holding office during the onset of the Great Depression. Before serving as president, Hoover led the Commission for Relief in Belgium, served as the director of the U.S. Food Administration, and served as the third U.S. secretary of commerce.

  2. Ken Carter

    Ken Carter
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1959-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    businesspersonbasketball coach
    Biography

    Kenny Ray Carter is an American business owner, education activist and former high school basketball coach.

  3. Pat Casey

    Pat Casey
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1959-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    baseball playerbasketball player
    Biography

    Patrick Michael Casey is an American college baseball coach who was the head coach for the Oregon State Beavers baseball team. He is best known for winning the 2006 College World Series for the Beavers' first-ever baseball National Championship. The following year, he led the Beavers to a repeat championship in the 2007 College World Series, the first unranked team in history to accomplish this feat. He retired from Oregon State after winning his third championship in the 2018 College World Series.

  4. Christine Drazan

    Christine Drazan
    Years
    1972-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Christine Drazan is an American politician from Oregon. A Republican, she was the minority leader of the Oregon House of Representatives from 2019 to 2021, and represented House District 39 in Clackamas County, Oregon until January 2022. She was first elected in 2018.

  5. Field Ruwe

    Field Ruwe
    Born in
    Zambia Flag Zambia
    Years
    1955-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    novelistjournalist
    Biography

    Field Ruwe is an educator, historian, author, and scholar practitioner currently based in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. In his native country of Zambia, Dr. Ruwe is known as a radio and television host, and entrepreneur. On March 30, 2016, Ruwe signed a book contract with the Oklahoma-based Tate Publishing and Enterprises, LCC for his novel "Crown Jewels." The deal includes Ruwe's future fiction and nonfiction works.

  6. Rich Swingle

    Rich Swingle
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    20th Century
    Occupations
    actorstage actor
    Biography

    Rich Swingle is an American film actor, screenwriter and stage actor. He also is a Freedom Finder for Graceworks Inc. and teaches at the Rocky Mountain Christian Filmmaking Camp. After growing up on a farm in Medford, Oregon, he went on to study at George Fox University, Gordon–Conwell Theological Seminary and Hunter College, ultimately receiving a master's degree from the latter. He has appeared in numerous films, including A Christmas Snow, Indescribable, Alone yet Not Alone and Beyond the Mask, and he is well known for his one-man theatre acts.

  7. James Holtzclaw

    James Holtzclaw
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1975-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    James Holtzclaw is a Republican Idaho State Representative and a United States Air Force veteran, currently representing District 20 in Meridian, Idaho.

  8. Andy Olson

    Andy Olson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1952-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Andy Olson is a Republican politician from the U.S. state of Oregon. He served in the Oregon House of Representatives for District 15, representing parts of Linn and Benton counties, including the city of Albany. Olson served as co-speaker pro tempore in the 76th Oregon Legislative Assembly with Democrat Tina Kotek due to a power-sharing arrangement in the evenly divided Oregon House.

  9. Jordan Ifueko

    Jordan Ifueko
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1993-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Jordan Ifueko is a Nigerian American writer of fantasy and young adult fiction. She is best known for her novel Raybearer, which became a New York Times bestseller, and its sequel, Redemptor. She also writes short stories, which have been published in Strange Horizons

General info

Founded 1891
Colors old gold, navy blue
Academic Calendar August to April
Total FTE staff 651
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 414 N Meridian St
Newberg, Oregon, 97132
United States
City population 25,000
Phone 5035388383
Fax +1 (503) 537 3830

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