George Fox provides an education that helps students grow academically, professionally and spiritually. Since our founding in 1891, we've made the integration of faith and learning central to our mission as a Christian college.

Here, you receive personal attention from professors whose first priority is teaching. Our 13.6-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio is among the lowest in Oregon and the region.

Ranked among the top Christian colleges in the U.S.

We've developed a strong reputation for academic excellence:

  • Forbes.com ranked George Fox number 58 among colleges in the U.S. and first among Christian colleges in the U.S. and Oregon Forbes consistently ranks George Fox among the top Christian colleges in the country.
  • Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine rated George Fox among the top four Christian colleges and top 80 private schools nationwide in its "Best Value" assessment (2011-12).
  • George Fox is classified as a first-tier "Best Regional University (West)" by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Money magazine ranks George Fox as the top Christian college in Oregon in the publication's "The Best Colleges for your Money" list (2014).
  • The Princeton Review lists George Fox as a “Best in the West selection.
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks George Fox No. 6 among Regional Universities (West) in the publication's 2013-14 rankings of the "Best Colleges for Veterans."
  • George Fox is listed among the top five "Best Seriously Protestant Schools" in the nation by First Things, a publication of The Institute on Religion and Public Life.
  • George Fox consistently enrolls many of the Portland area's valedictorians, making it a perennial leader among private schools in the state in drawing these quality students. 

Member of the Council of Independent Colleges

Member of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities


For a detailed description of our accreditations and memberships, visit our accreditation page.

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