Do you have an interest in studying law or medicine in a Christian college setting? Have aspirations of being a dentist, pharmacist or veterinarian someday? George Fox offers pre-professional courses that will equip you to gain admission into medical, dental, pharmaceautical and veterinary programs. We also offer a broad liberal arts eduation that prepares you for entry into law school.
We offer the following programs:
If med school, dentistry, pharmacy or veterinary medicine are of interest to you, consider majoring in biology or chemistry. Or, you may choose any major we offer as long as you take specific courses required by your graduate school of choice. Whatever you decide, you will find all of the science and mathematics courses you need to prepare you to enter any professional school in the region.
Medical School Acceptance Rate
George Fox has had an excellent success rate (approximately 80 percent compared to a national average of 50 percent) of its students being accepted into medical school. In particular, those students who have GPAs of 3.5 or higher have an acceptance rate of better than 95 percent
Consult with your academic advisor early to set up a plan for a strong program. Also, be aware that, in addition to meeting the minimal entrance requirements, good grades (a GPA of 3.5 or higher) and a strong performance on national admission tests (MCAT, DAT and VAT) are essential. You will also need letters of recommendation and an interview with the professional school's admission committee.
Preparing for Law School
If you’re considering law school, you have a wide range of options. The best preparation for law school is a broad liberal arts education as an undergraduate. You may choose from many different majors, supplementing the major with electives and general education options that stress writing and oral communication skills, logical and critical thinking, close reading of difficult material, and deeper understanding of society and culture.
Our pre-law advisor will work with you to help you design your courses of study, plan for entry into law school, and sponsor events to give you exposure to the law and the legal profession.
Request information about the pre-professional programs at George Fox University or apply now to begin your education at Oregon's Christian university, ranked as one of the top Christian colleges in the nation by Forbes.
What we offer …
- Small classes
Our small classes allow students to benefit from frequent one-to-one mentoring. The university’s 13.6-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio allows for plenty of personal attention.
- Broad curriculum
Students take a liberal-arts curriculum that helps broaden perspectives and contributes to an appreciation and understanding of all aspects of society. All classes are taught from a Christian worldview where faith is integrated with learning.
- Faculty expertise
Our professors are current in their fields and care about each student who comes through the door. Instructors are accessible both inside and outside the classroom.
- Global opportunities
Nearly half of George Fox undergraduate students participate in an international experience. The university ranks among the top 50 out of 1,400 American colleges in study-abroad participation.
- National recognition
George Fox University is a Christian university classified by U.S. News & World Report as a first-tier regional university, and Forbes ranks George Fox among the highest Christian colleges in the country.