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George Fox University’s 23,194 alumni include scientists, surgeons, lawyers and engineers, as well as pastors, poets, educators and public health advocates. A computer programmer in China, a Peace Corps volunteer in Bolivia, a university athletic director in Lithuania, a film editor in Los Angeles – these are just a few of the people across the world who credit George Fox University as the place that helped them discover and prepare for their calling.
Graduates of George Fox University earn a diploma from one of the top-ranked Christian colleges in the country (Forbes' "America's Best Colleges" rankings, 2012-13). The Forbes ranking was rated No. 1 among college ranking systems by CBS MarketWatch.com, which states on its website that the Forbes' ranking "comes the closest to actually measuring the quality of education at the nation's best schools." Of all the college ranking systems, MarketWatch recommended one: Forbes' "America's Best Colleges."
George Fox students have a medical school acceptance rate 30 percent higher than the national average – approximately 80 percent compared to a national average of 50 percent. Our graduates are also efficient: 88 percent of our undergraduate students finish their degree in four years.
Recent Graduates have obtained employment at the following:
- Columbia Analytical Services
- Deloitte & Touche LLP
- EngineWorks Internet Marketing
- GE Security
- Huron Consulting Group
- KPMG LLLP
- Legacy Health Systems
- Municipal Light & Power
- National Republican Senatorial Committee
- Nike World Headquarters
- Red Bull
- Rockwell Collins
- Seneca Center
- Trust CC
- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
- VTM, Inc.
Recent graduates have gone on to the following graduate schools:
- Baylor University
- Boston University School of Medicine
- Boston University School of Public Health
- Harvard University School of Social Work
- Harvard University School of Education
- Princeton Seminary
- Stanford University
- University of Massachusetts
- University of Oregon School of Law
Employers find George Fox University graduates well-prepared
“George Fox University has been a great place for Enterprise to find employees who want to learn to run a business from the ground up.”
- Doug Rice, Recruiting Manager for Enterprise, listed in BusinessWeek’s “50 Best Places To Launch A Career”
“George Fox graduates possess a strong work ethic, are goal-oriented, team players and are energetic. They also possess good judgment, which is the most unique and significant character trait I find in the George Fox graduates we employ.”
- Connie Dingeman, Corporate Recruiter, Progressive Insurance
“I’ve found George Fox students to have strong to excellent problem-solving skills and that they are well-versed in many different aspects of the business world. Most have had work experience which gives them a good balance between academics and the professional environment.”
- Todd Haines, Human Resources Manager, The Sherwin-Williams Co.
“I’ve found that students from George Fox have both a heart for God and a passion for the work they do. I believe that their experience at George Fox is largely responsible for this.”
- Louie Olivares, Staff Coordinator, Youth Dynamics